The social impact of human mobility: An undivided vision of cultural and individual change


This article reflects on the social costs and benefits of human migrations, from the viewpoints of both migrating and host populations, and the people that comprise them. We take a two-sided perspective, from the group and the individual, and describe the dynamic process of change, and the cultural and individual changes wrought by acculturation. The text is interspersed with the thoughts expressed by our nomadic society.


migration; personality; change; social impact; psychological impact


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