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Infographic for China's Urbanisation

Infographic for China's Urbanisation | 8 Reshaping the Nation | Scoop.it
Here is an infographic for China’s Urbanisation produced by the EU-funded Dragon-STAR project. China’s urbanisation over the past three decades is a massive phenomenon of scale and speed. In the 19...

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Lorraine Chaffer's curator insight, January 27, 2014 2:52 AM

Year 8 unit 2 Urbanisation - China's great migration.

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Worldometers | 8 Reshaping the Nation | Scoop.it

An interesting and shocking site which shows live statistics for world population, economics, the environment, and many more. Useful resource for sparking debates.


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China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities

China’s Great Uprooting: Moving 250 Million Into Cities | 8 Reshaping the Nation | Scoop.it
A 12-year plan to move hundreds of millions of rural residents into cities is intended to spur economic growth, but could have unintended consequences, skeptics warn.
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International Migration

Almost everywhere on the world, international migration is a hot topic. Most of the time the debate about migration is fierce and charged with prejudices and...

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Sierra_Mcswagger's curator insight, September 10, 2014 10:02 AM

This video is primarily talking on the widely known topic of migration. 3 percent of the worlds population is living away from there place of birth. The push of migration from places include poverty, war, and environmental disasters. The migration pull in some places are because of  economic opportunity, and political freedom. Migration is increasing, and is thought of as a bad thing.(s.s.)

Aurora Rider's curator insight, October 7, 2014 8:59 PM

This video is great for going over the many different aspects that go along with migration. It talks about what migration is and the reasons why people migrate known as push and pull factors. It talks about the different types of migration such as asylum seakers and illegal immigration. It mentions the disadvantages and advantages of migration.

Katelyn Sesny's curator insight, October 31, 2014 12:27 PM

A great YouTube video- discussing the controversy of international migration among other things that fall into place of the disapproval of international migration. -UNIT 2