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Labour migration

Migration from one country to another when main aim is to seek employment.

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Underemployment

When people are working less than they would like to and need to.

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Mass migration

Large group of people migrating from the same place with the same destination.

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Guest worker

Foreigner who is permitted to work in a country from one geographical area to another.

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Maquiladoras

Assembly plants in Mexico.

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Assimilation

To become integrated into a mainstream society.

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Ethnography

Type of case study that focuses on the cultural patterns that develop within a group.

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Time-space distanciation

Stretching of social systems across space and time.

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Migrant culture

Attitude and values of a particular society to the process of migration.