Migration focuses on the motion of people through space. In this section, we introduce the Ravenstein Model of Human Migration.
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SOURCE: THE ECONOMIST 10-22-16
Why do Africans want to make the dangerous migration to Europe? This news report focuses on the Libya-to-Italy route and examines the motivations of the migrants. Compelling stories are told and the reader comes away with an appreciation of the challenges facing the migrants. Students read the article and are asked to connect it to the Ravenstein Model and to identify push and pull factors.