movers between regions within a country, irrespective of origin or destination, and are readily disaggregated by age. However, mean values for each excluded indicator are reported by cluster in the table of results ( Table 3 ). Celade Latin American and Caribbean Demographic Center. Capital cities were the main national centres of attraction over this period. With respect to distance, Stillwell. This group features intermediate intensities and low effectiveness, resulting in very limited migration impact on the settlement system. Up to 25 of urban dwellers (90 million) in Latin America live in slums. Improving such dwellings and their surroundings has contributed to their stability, all the more necessary given the housing shortage. Integrated Public Use Microdata Series, International: Versions.1 Machine-readable database.
PS: Political Science Politics. In a comparative analysis of 25 countries, Bernard. Latin America also has the advantage of forming a distinct and coherent cultural region 8 founded on a common linguistic, religious and historical heritage. Migracin interna y desarrollo en Amrica Latina entre 1980 y 2005: un estudio comparativo con perspectiva regional basada en siete pases: United Nations Publications; 2009. Lima, Peru: Instituto andino de estudios de poblacion y desarrollo (inandep 1983. We have rigorously quantified each dimension by using comparable, scale-free indicators and examined how a broad range of forces interact to shape different migration systems for 19 Latin American countries. While distance decay effects have been measured for a number of individual countries, including Brazil 54, few attempts have been made at cross-national comparisons. Understanding the biological consequences of this change in settlement pattern is an important challenge for human biologists. Internal Migration Age Patterns and the Life-Course: Continuity and Change, 19702000.