Pendulum Migration

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Pendulum Migration

 

an arbitrary name for the regular journeys of a population from one point (place of residence) to another—to work and back. Pendulum migration does not refer to the migration of a population.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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