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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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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