This series is dedicated to the growing and important area of mobilities and migration, particularly through the lens of international development. It promotes innovative and interdisciplinary research targeted at a global readership. The series welcomes submissions from established and junior authors on cutting-edge and high-level research on key topics that feature in global news and public debate.
These include the so called European migration crisis; famine in the Horn of Africa; riots; environmental migration; development-induced displacement and resettlement; livelihood transformations; people-trafficking; health and infectious diseases; employment; South-South migration; population growth; children’s wellbeing; marriage and family; food security; the global financial crisis; drugs wars; and other contemporary crisis.
To submit proposals, please contact the Editor, Helena Hurd ([email protected]).
Forced Migration in Turkey Refugee Perspectives, Organizational Assistance, and Political Embedding
Forced Migration across Mexico Organized Violence, Migrant Struggles, and Life Trajectories
Remittances and Financial Inclusion Contested Geographies of Marketisation in Senegal and Ghana
The Italian Diaspora in South Africa Nostalgia, Identity, and Belonging in the Second and Third Generations
Refugee Resilience and Adaptation in the Middle East Reclaiming Agency in the Informal Economies of Lebanon and Jordan
Border Crossings and Mobilities on Screen
Migration and the Transfer of Informal Human Capital Insights from Central Europe and Mexico
Student Migration from Eastern to Western Europe
By Berna Şafak Zülfikar Savcı, Ludger Pries, M. Murat Erdoğan
April 15, 2024
Turkey hosts more refugees than any other country in the world, with forced migrants from Syria, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, and other countries converging, either with hopes to settle in Turkey or to continue onwards to the European Union. This volume addresses the specific experiences and ...
By Ximena Alba Villalever, Oscar Calderón Morillón, Ludger Pries, Stephanie Schütze
March 11, 2024
This book analyses the different ways in which forced migration comes together with organized violence in the Americas, focusing specifically on the migration corridor from Central America, through Mexico and on to the USA. No matter their starting point, most South American migrants to the United ...
By Vincent Guermond
October 11, 2023
This book comprehensively explores the messy and contested relationship between everyday practices of remittance sending and receiving, processes of market making, and operations of micro- and global finance. Remittances and Financial Inclusion critically investigates a global ...
By Ruxandra Trandafoiu
September 25, 2023
This book provides a critical analysis of the politics of migration in Eastern Europe and an in-depth understanding of the role played by media and public discourse in shaping migration and migration policy. Ruxandra Trandafoiu looks at emigration, diaspora, return, kin-minority cross-border ...
By Maria Chiara Marchetti-Mercer, Anita Virga
June 07, 2023
This book investigates the experiences of second- and third-generation Italians living in South Africa, exploring how nostalgia for Italy influences their sense of identity and belonging. The Italian community in South Africa is a unique diaspora, with a complex history, including roots in Italian ...
By Haya Al-Dajani, Maysa Baroud, Nasser Yassin
May 03, 2023
This edited volume investigates how refugee communities in the Middle East have adapted to secure their livelihoods within the informal economy. Focusing on Lebanon and Jordan, which between 2011 and 2020 received more refugees as a proportion of their population than any other countries in the ...
By Sarah Adeyinka, Sophie Samyn, Sami Zemni, Ilse Derluyn
September 26, 2022
This book unravels the lives, needs and experiences of Nigerian and Ghanaian women working in prostitution in Brussels. This volume casts a light on the working conditions and the experiences of 38 women of Nigerian and Ghanaian origin, whose daily struggles and challenges are recalled from ...
By Ruxandra Trandafoiu
July 25, 2022
Border Crossings and Mobilities on Screen explores the movement, fluidity and change characterizing contemporary life, as represented on screen media, from mobile devices, to television, film, computers, video art and advertising displays. People have never moved around more, and increasingly ...
By Sondra Cuban
March 31, 2022
Whereas most migration research still focuses on South to North migration, this book shines a light on mobilities within the Global South. Using migration to and within Chile as a case study, the book looks at the experiences of women, who make up a large proportion of migrants within Latin America...
By Izabela Grabowska, Agata Jastrzebowska
January 10, 2022
This book explores the intangible human capital which international migrants bring with them and develop further when working and living abroad, drawing on case studies and original data from Central Europe and Mexico–USA. The book demonstrates that despite the fact that many international ...
By Mette Ginnerskov-Dahlberg
July 30, 2021
This book explores European student migration from the perspectives of Eastern European students moving to Western Europe for study. Whilst most research on student migration in Europe focuses on the experiences of Western European students, this book uniquely casts a light on Eastern European ...
By Martha Montero-Sieburth, Rosa Mas Giralt, Noemi Garcia-Arjona, Joaquín Eguren
May 25, 2021
This book places family at the centre of discussions about migration and migrant life, seeing migrants not as isolated individuals, but as relational beings whose familial connections influence their migration decisions and trajectories. Particularly prioritising the voices of children and young ...