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  1. In this article, we examine whether migration experience provides an opportunity for Malian migrants to learn and adopt new political values and norms, and whether this translates into different attitudes towa...

    Authors: Lisa Chauvet, Flore Gubert and Sandrine Mesplé-Somps
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:19
  2. The term “social remittances” was coined over fifteen years ago to capture the notion that, in addition to money, migration also entails the circulation of ideas, practices, skills, identities, and social capi...

    Authors: Thomas Lacroix, Peggy Levitt and Ilka Vari-Lavoisier
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:16
  3. This paper explores the link between legal status and transnational engagement through the lenses of territorial confinement and blocked transnationalism. We hypothesize that irregular legal status results bot...

    Authors: Erik R. Vickstrom and Cris Beauchemin
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:15
  4. How does the reception of remittances change the views of those left behind? In this paper, we compare the impact of financial remittances (transmission of money) with the impact of social remittances (transmi...

    Authors: Covadonga Meseguer, Sebastián Lavezzolo and Javier Aparicio
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:13
  5. This article investigates the drivers and mechanisms of emigrants’ electoral and nonelectoral political engagement with their homeland. Our analysis concentrates on the diverse experiences of Polish migrants i...

    Authors: Anar K. Ahmadov and Gwendolyn Sasse
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:12
  6. Enquiry into the factors which impact on ‘integration’ requires clarity on the nature of the integration processes in which individuals are engaged, the intersection of those processes and the factors that may...

    Authors: Sarah Spencer and Katharine Charsley
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:18
  7. Newspaper data are popular in Comparative Migration Studies as they allow diachronic and cross-national comparison and are relatively easy and inexpensive to acquire. Critics, however, warn that newspaper data...

    Authors: Liza M. Mügge
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:17
  8. This paper compares the motivations and characteristics of the recent migration to London of young-adult graduates from Germany, Italy and Latvia. Conceptually the paper links three domains: the theory of core...

    Authors: Russell King, Aija Lulle, Francesca Conti and Dorothea Mueller
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:3
  9. Africa is often seen as a continent of mass migration and displacement caused by poverty, violent conflict and environmental stress. Yet such perceptions are based on stereotypes rather than theoretically info...

    Authors: Marie-Laurence Flahaux and Hein De Haas
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:1
  10. This paper outlines the methodology of DEMIG POLICY, a new database tracking around 6,000 migration policy changes in 45 countries between 1945 and 2014. The article conceptualizes the notion of migration poli...

    Authors: Hein de Haas, Katharina Natter and Simona Vezzoli
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:15
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Recent literature has emphasised the importance of family involvement within immigrant families in determining their children’s educational pathways. On the one hand, the focus on family involvement and the tr...

    Authors: Philipp Schnell, Rosita Fibbi, Maurice Crul and Martha Montero-Sieburth
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:14
  20. This study is based on 86 in-depth interviews with second-generation people of Turkish and Moroccan background in the Netherlands who have achieved upward educational mobility. We used an inductive approach to...

    Authors: Sara Rezai, Maurice Crul, Sabine Severiens and Elif Keskiner
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:12
  21. Streaming into educational tracks forms a turning point in the school careers of young people living in the Netherlands and in France. Yet the two countries differ from each other with regards to tracking cond...

    Authors: Elif Keskiner
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:9
  22. Traditionally, there are two contrasting views on the way states can use naturalisation and immigrants’ rights policies to set out their broader agenda of immigrant integration. First, citizenship acquisition ...

    Authors: Thomas Huddleston and Maarten P Vink
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:8
  23. The article compares the explanatory power of assimilationist and transnational frameworks with a historically informed generation (historical cohort) thesis that addresses the long-term cross-border impact of...

    Authors: Zoua M Vang and Susan E Eckstein
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:6
  24. This paper revisits the comparative approach used by Penninx and Roosblad (Trade Unions, Immigration and Immigrants in Europe, 1960-1993. New York: Berghahn Books) to study trade unions’ attitudes and actions ...

    Authors: Stefania Marino, Rinus Penninx and Judith Roosblad
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2015 3:1

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