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Research in Ethnic and Migration Studies


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Ethnic and Migration Studies will publish the results of first-class research on all forms of migration and its consequences, covering diverse topics such as ethnic conflict, discrimination, racism, nationalism, citizenship and policies of integration. This series will focus particularly on comparative research, assessing the consequences of migration in a variety of European countries, or comparing the impact of migration in one or more European countries and the countries of North America and the Asia-Pacific.

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Children of the Crisis Ethnographic Perspectives on Unaccompanied Refugee Youth In and en Route to Europe

Children of the Crisis: Ethnographic Perspectives on Unaccompanied Refugee Youth In and en Route to Europe

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Annika Lems, Kathrin Oester, Sabine Strasser
September 30, 2021

Every year, thousands of young people on the run from war and persecution, or escaping poverty and chronic instability, make their way to Europe without their parents. Embarking on long and often dangerous journeys, they have either become separated from their families on the way or set out on ...

The Microfoundations of Diaspora Politics

The Microfoundations of Diaspora Politics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Alexandra Délano Alonso, Harris Mylonas
September 22, 2021

The Microfoundations of Diaspora Politics examines the various actors within and beyond the state that participate in the design and implementation of diaspora policies, as well as the mechanisms through which diasporas are constructed by governments, political parties, diaspora entrepreneurs, or ...

Diaspora Governance and Transnational Entrepreneurship The Rise of an Emerging Global Social Pattern in Migration Studies

Diaspora Governance and Transnational Entrepreneurship: The Rise of an Emerging Global Social Pattern in Migration Studies

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Shahamak Rezaei
September 14, 2021

A burgeoning literature is currently exploring the rise of a new migratory profile: migrants engaged in Transnational Entrepreneurship, referring to immigrants who are engaged in cross-border business involving their country of origin and destination, both perceived as lands of opportunity. Until ...

Ageing as a Migrant Vulnerabilities, Agency and Policy Implications

Ageing as a Migrant: Vulnerabilities, Agency and Policy Implications

1st Edition

Edited By Ruxandra Oana Ciobanu, Tineke Fokkema, Mihaela Nedelcu
February 25, 2019

Motivated by the steady increase in the population of older migrants worldwide, this book acknowledges the diversity within this population group and provides an interdisciplinary and multi-level approach for studying older migrants’ strategies to overcome vulnerability. The book brings together ...

Aspiration, Desire and the Drivers of Migration

Aspiration, Desire and the Drivers of Migration

1st Edition

Edited By Francis L. Collins, Jørgen Carling
November 06, 2019

This book throws new light on the drivers of migration and explores the different ways in which aspiration and desire are involved in the generation, experiences, and outcomes of migration. The authors propose novel approaches to advancing collective understanding of migration, including ...

Exploring the Migration Industries New Perspectives on Facilitating and Constraining Migration

Exploring the Migration Industries: New Perspectives on Facilitating and Constraining Migration

1st Edition

Edited By Sophie Cranston, Joris Schapendonk, Ernst Spaan
February 18, 2019

This book concentrates on the role of commercialized intermediary actors in migration. It seeks to understand how these actors shape migration and mobility patterns through the services they offer. In addressing the role that migration industries play in migration, the book uses diverse examples ...

The Global Economic Crisis and Migration

The Global Economic Crisis and Migration

1st Edition

Edited By Christof Roos, Natascha Zaun
May 14, 2019

Offering an in-depth analysis of the impact of the economic crisis (2008–2012) on immigration movements and policies in the U.S. and Europe, the analysis in this book is guided by two key questions: What is the scope of change?; and did the crisis motivate this change or did other factors do so? ...

Asian Migration and Education Cultures in the Anglosphere

Asian Migration and Education Cultures in the Anglosphere

1st Edition

Edited By Megan Watkins, Christina Ho, Rose Butler
February 12, 2019

Asian migration and mobilities are transforming education cultures in the Anglosphere, prompting mounting debates about ‘tiger mothers’ and ‘dragon children’, and competition and segregation in Anglosphere schools. This book challenges the cultural essentialism which prevails in much academic and ...

Muslims in Europe Comparative perspectives on socio-cultural integration

Muslims in Europe: Comparative perspectives on socio-cultural integration

1st Edition

Edited By Paul Statham, Jean Tillie
March 22, 2019

Atrocities by terrorists acting in the name of the ‘Islamic State’ are occurring with increasing regularity across Western Europe. Often the perpetrators are ‘home grown’, which places the relationship between Muslims and the countries in which they live under intense political and media scrutiny, ...

Deportation, Anxiety, Justice New ethnographic perspectives

Deportation, Anxiety, Justice: New ethnographic perspectives

1st Edition

Edited By Heike Drotbohm, Ines Hasselberg
October 18, 2018

This book provides new ethnographic perspectives on the intersections between deportation, anxiety, and justice. As an instrument for controlling international migration, deportation policies may be justified by public authorities as measures responding to anxieties over (unregulated) migration. At...

Migrants, Minorities, and the Media Information, representations, and participation in the public sphere

Migrants, Minorities, and the Media: Information, representations, and participation in the public sphere

1st Edition

Edited By Erik Bleich, Irene Bloemraad, Els de Graauw
October 18, 2018

The media inform the public, help political and social actors communicate with each other, influence perceptions of pressing issues, depict topics and people in particular ways, and may shape political views and participation. Given these critical functions that the media play in society, this book...

International Organisations and the Politics of Migration

International Organisations and the Politics of Migration

1st Edition

Edited By Martin Geiger, Antoine Pécoud
November 10, 2016

Over the last two decades, international migration has become a global issue. It is perceived as an ongoing challenge for governments, as well as an issue that is deeply related to other international challenges, such as development, climate change, security and public health. In this context, ...

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