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  1. This article addresses the intersection of ‘homeland’ politics and diaspora identities by assessing whether geopolitical changes in Ethiopia affect ethno-national identifications among Ethiopian-origin populat...

    Authors: Daniel K. Thompson
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2018 6:6
  2. This research wishes to contribute to the understanding of the migration policy regime of the European Union (EU), by considering an analytical perspective that privileges the standpoint of the countries of it...

    Authors: Martine Brouillette
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2018 6:5
  3. There is scarce empirical evidence on the relation between migration and child health in Moldova and Georgia—two post-Soviet countries with large out-migration flows in the region. This study uses nationally r...

    Authors: Victor Cebotari, Melissa Siegel and Valentina Mazzucato
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2018 6:3
  4. This paper discusses the limitations of harmonised sampling designs for survey research on immigrants in Germany and the Netherlands. Although the concepts for immigrants are largely similar in both countries,...

    Authors: Kurt Salentin and Hans Schmeets
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:21
  5. Educational tracking affects both the trajectories and the composition of peers that students meet in school. This study compares the effect of significant others on students’ educational aspirations within tw...

    Authors: Olav Nygård
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:20
  6. Italy and Spain, as countries of recent immigration and high irregularity rates, have struggled to adapt their statistical system, especially their population registers, to adequately reflect the presence of a...

    Authors: Inmaculada Serrano Sanguilinda, Elisa Barbiano di Belgiojoso, Amparo González Ferrer, Stefania Maria Lorenza Rimoldi and Gian Carlo Blangiardo
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:17
  7. This article argues that power struggles between judiciaries and executives are fuelled by tensions of securitisation, border control and human rights over the issue of irregular migration. The article juxtapo...

    Authors: Marinella Marmo and Maria Giannacopoulos
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:16
  8. Statements of and advocacy for interculturalism always seems to begin with a critique of multiculturalism and aspire to offer a new and alternative paradigm of diversity and citizenship. With particular refere...

    Authors: Tariq Modood
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:15
  9. The main purpose of this article is to formulate a defence of the emerging intercultural policy paradigm for the benefit of those who are still somewhat reluctant to accept its proper place within the current ...

    Authors: Ricard Zapata-Barrero
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:14
  10. The Board of Comparative Migration Studies would like to use this opportunity to thank our reviewers for their continued support. Their expertise and hard work as a reviewer is invaluable to us and has helped ...

    Authors: Karin Milovanovic-Hanselman
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:10
  11. Family migration policy, once basing citizens and resident foreigners’ possibilities to bring in foreign family members mainly on the right to family life, is increasingly a tool states use to limit immigratio...

    Authors: Emily Cochran Bech, Karin Borevi and Per Mouritsen
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:7
  12. The civic integrationist turn usually refers to the stricter requirements for residence and citizenship that many states have implemented since the late 1990’s. But what of other policy spheres that are essent...

    Authors: Christian Fernández and Kristian Kriegbaum Jensen
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:5
  13. Immigrants’ access to citizenship in their country of residence is increasingly debated in Western democracies. It is an underlying premise of these debates that citizenship and national belonging are closely ...

    Authors: Kristina Bakkær Simonsen
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:3
  14. One of the defining features of contemporary Europe is the freedom of movement of persons. Despite its advantages, this ‘freedom of movement’ is also contested, since it has been shown to cause discrimination,...

    Authors: Mark van Ostaijen, Ursula Reeger and Karin Zelano
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:6
  15. Migrants’ aspirations are a meaningful and under-appreciated research subject. My paper investigates their development and implications over the life course, building on an archive of life stories of immigrant...

    Authors: Paolo Boccagni
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2017 5:4
  16. This article compares the pre- and post-migration labour market position of recent migrants to the Netherlands from Poland and Bulgaria. Previously it has been hypothesized that migrants loose job-status due t...

    Authors: Marcel Lubbers and Mérove Gijsberts
    Citation: Comparative Migration Studies 2016 4:22
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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

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