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  1. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Set within the growing literature on migration and development, this paper has two interlinked objectives. First, it examines remittances, a key element of the migration-development nexus, from a gendered pers...

    Authors: Russell King, Diana Mata-Codesal and Julie Vullnetari

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 1:1010069

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    The paper presents and critically discusses the different types of comparison developed in migration studies with a special attention to European literature. It then identifies missing topics and issues to be ...

    Authors: Marco Martiniello

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 1:1010007

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    Are unequal societies more migratory? The position of this paper is: not necessarily, it depends on the type of inequality. By proposing horizontal and vertical inequality between and within ethnic groups as s...

    Authors: Mathias Czaika

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 1:1010097

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    The development of cooperation on asylum and migration matters in the European Union (EU) has often been explained as the result of ‘venue-shopping’, that is, the move by national policy-makers to a new EU pol...

    Authors: Christian Kaunert, Sarah Léonard and Ulrike Hoffmann

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 1:1010179

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  5. Content type: OriginalPaper

    In recent decades millions of people have migrated to the democracies of North America and Western Europe. Some of these immigrants have become citizens of their new homelands, while others remain foreign resi...

    Authors: Alex Street

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 1:1010023

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    In public debates over multiculturalism in Europe, Islamic values and ways of life are commonly represented as incompatible with Western rights and liberties. Against this background, Muslim minorities have de...

    Authors: Karen Phalet, Mieke Maliepaard, Fenella Fleischmann and Derya Güngör

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 1:1010123

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  7. Content type: OriginalPaper

    If migration studies in the 1990s were marked by the predominance of the “national models” approach, the early 2000s have seen an increasing rebuttal to this approach. This paper contributes to the debate by e...

    Authors: Elke Winter

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2010029

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  8. Content type: OriginalPaper

    In the context of immigration and settlement, Canada and Germany are often portrayed as opposites: Canada represents a settler society and Germany an ethnic nation. The different approaches and attitudes of th...

    Authors: Harald Bauder

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2010009

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  9. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Not only but particularly in terms of labor migration policy Germany and Canada are widely perceived as being situated at opposite ends of the spectrum. Whereas Canada has for a long time been enjoying a reput...

    Authors: Holger Kolb

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2010057

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  10. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This comparison of Canada and Germany focuses on a particular dimension of these countries’ respective approaches to governing migration and integration. It is guided by a key conceptual assumption: Cities and...

    Authors: Oliver Schmidtke

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2010077

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  11. Content type: OriginalPaper

    During the last decade, Canada’s immigration and citizenship policies have been radically transformed. Hardly any aspect has been left untouched. That humanitarian migration has also been restricted and transf...

    Authors: Dagmar Soennecken

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2010101

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  12. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The article examines the evolution of concepts of solidarity and trust in the Common European Asylum System by analysing the legislative and judicial development of the Dublin system of intra-EU transfers of a...

    Authors: Valsamis Mitsilegas

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2020181

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  13. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The conflictive targets of achieving security for itself, and assuring basic human rights for irregular migrants, have led to paradox EU migration policies. The increasing perception of (uncontrolled) immigrat...

    Authors: Jan Claudius Völkel

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2020151

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  14. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper seeks to unpack and explain the relationship between the emergency rhetoric used by Italian politicians and the policies implemented in Italy in response to the influx of irregular migrants from Nor...

    Authors: Emanuela Paoletti

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2020127

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  15. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper compares the transition from school to work among Mexican-origin youth in the United States and North African-origin youth in France relative to the native-majority youth with similar low-level cred...

    Authors: Amy Lutz, Yaël Brinbaum and Dalia Abdelhady

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2020227

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  16. Content type: OriginalPaper

    This paper examines transnationalism across migrant generational statuses in three urban centers. The objective of this study is to explore how immigrant integration influences the maintenance of social and ec...

    Authors: Ernesto Castañeda, Maria Cristina Morales and Olga Ochoa

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2030305

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  17. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Studying transnational behaviour, i.e. interactions between the sending and receiving countries of international migrants, is especially interesting for refugees given their migration motive and history. Due t...

    Authors: Linda Bakker, Godfried Engbersen and Jaco Dagevos

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2030261

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  18. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Considerations about return are a persistent dimension of identity work in migrant populations. The question of where and what constitutes ‘home’ for migrants is central to understanding processes of integrati...

    Authors: Marta Bivand Erdal

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2030361

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    This paper challenges the assimilationist assumption that suggests migrants cannot be simultaneously embedded in multiple societies. Based on survey data collected among Afghan, Burundian, Ethiopian and Morocc...

    Authors: Özge Bilgili

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2030283

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  20. Content type: OriginalPaper

    Studies aimed at understanding different post-return experiences point at various factors that are involved. In this article, we show the importance of striving for a contextualized understanding of post-retur...

    Authors: Masja van Meeteren, Godfried Engbersen, Erik Snel and Marije Faber

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2030335

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  21. Content type: OriginalPaper

    The international migration of physicians is considered an effective response to ageing societies. However, the international recruitment of physicians may be challenged by the protectionist rationale of the m...

    Authors: Claudia Finotelli

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2040493

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  22. Content type: OriginalPaper

    While a number of studies explored the demographic and human capital attributes affecting migrant socio-economic assimilation, less is known about the role of immigration status on entry. In particular, little...

    Authors: Alessio Cangiano

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2040417

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  23. Content type: OriginalPaper

    European societies are currently facing serious challenges in responding to a large and growing demand of long-term care services. To a varying, but overall substantial, extent this increasing demand is satisf...

    Authors: Ester Salis

    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 2:2040519

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