Changing migration patterns in the Federated States of Micronesia.

L. J. Gorenflo, M. J. Levin

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Abstract

"This article traces the changing role of migration in the Federated States of Micronesia during the twentieth century. We begin with a brief geographical, historical, and cultural overview of each state in the country, summarizing demographic change over the past 70 years and providing a foundation for understanding much of the area's past and present human mobility. Attention then turns to migration within the Federated States, focusing on data from censuses conducted in 1930, 1973, and 1980 and using supplemental information when possible. Emigration to destinations outside the country is examined briefly. Finally, we discuss potential causes and impacts of mobility in this emerging island nation." excerpt

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-71
Number of pages43
JournalIsla (Mangilao, Guam)
Volume3
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1995

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