Migration and farmland conversion a conceptual model by Donna M. Maitland

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Published by Dept. of Geography, York University in Toronto, Canada .

Written in English

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  • North America.


  • Rural-urban migration -- North America.,
  • Land use, Rural -- North America.,
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects.

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StatementDonna M. Maitland.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 36, Discussion paper (York University (Toronto, Ont.). Dept. of Geography) ;, no. 36.
LC ClassificationsHB1955 .M34 1988
The Physical Object
Pagination20 p. ;
Number of Pages20
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL906406M
ISBN 101550140493
LC Control Number95200346

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At this point, he says, it might be too late. The changes people have made are vast; there's no converting all of that farmland back to grassland. Our model extends an existing model of social-ecological regime shifts, which links migration, farmland abandonment, and forest regrowth (Figueiredo and Pereira ), to include (1) remittance flows and (2) slowing forest recovery rates following extensive agricultural conversion (figure 2).

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