Category: Journal CMS
Publisher: AUP
Pages: 206
ISBN: ISSN: 2214-8590 (print) / 2214-594x (online)
Library: Journal Comparative Migration Studies
Year: 2013


Comparative Migration Studies (CMS) is an international, peer-reviewed journal for comparative research in the field of migration, integration and ethnic studies. CMS distinguishes itself on the following points: An explicit comparative orientation. We believe that a focus on comparative research can promote the theoretical development of migration studies. This can involve various types of comparative studies (between countries, groups, levels, historical periods). A wide disciplinary angle. CMS aims to develop a wider disciplinary angle than most existing journals: besides sociology, political science and anthropology, the journal also aims at economics and law. An open access journal. We believe open access nowadays is the best way to get the widest possible exposure for the work published in our journal. Publishing your articles with CMS means that other scholar will have easy access to your work and will be more likely to read it and refer to it. The field of comparative migration studies has evolved rapidly in recent decades, with contributions from a variety of disciplines such as sociology, anthropology, political sciences, law and economics. In methodological terms, migration studies has also become an increasingly diverse field. Comparative Migration Studies aims to reflect these developments and welcomes research based on qualitative, quantitative and mixed methods. Contributions are invited in particular on the following topics: migration, integration, assimilation, migration policies, incorporation policies, governance of migration and integration, ethnic/cultural/religious diversity, migrant rights, gender & migration, migration & citizenship, migration & national identity, migration & security, civic integration, nationalism and migration, ethnic entrepreneurship.


  1. Comparative Migration Studies: an introduction (pp. 1-6)
    Sawitri Saharso & Peter Scholten
  2. Comparisons in Migration Studies (pp. 7-22)
    Marco Martiniello
  3. Naturalization Dynamics in Immigrant Families (pp. 23-44)
    Alex Street
  4. Immigrants and civil rights in cross-national perspective: Lessons from North America (pp. 45-68)
    Irene Bloemra ad & Doris Marie Provine
  5. Migration, Development, Gender and the ‘Black Box’ of Remittances: Comparative Findings from Albania and Ecuador (pp. 69-96)
    Russell King, Diana Mata-Codesal & Julie Vullnetari
  6. Are unequal societies more migratory? (pp. 97-122)
    Mathias Czaika
  7. The Making and Unmaking of Religious Boundaries Comparing Turkish and Moroccan Muslim minorities in European Cities (pp. 123-145)
    Karen Phalet, Mieke Maliepa ard, Fenella Fleischmann & Derya Güngör
  8. The Effects of Islam, Religiosity, and Socialization on Muslim-Canadian Opinions about Same-Sex Marriage (pp. 147-178)
    Christopher Cochrane
  9. Venue-Shopping and the Role of Non-governmental Organisations in the Development of the European Union Asylum Policy (pp. 179-200)
    Christian Kaunert, Sarah Léonard & Ulrike Hoffmann

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