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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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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