Please find below a list of publications that may be of interest to members of the ECPR SG on Immigration and Ethnicity

Bernhard, Laurent and David Kaufmann. (2018). ”Coping with the asylum challenge: Tightening and streamlining policies in Western Europe”, in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Caponio, Tiziana, Gaia Testore and Verena Wisthaler, 2018. “Intergovernmental Relations on Immigrant Integration in Italy. Insights from Piedmont and South Tyrol”, Regional & Federal Studies, online first,

Castelli Gattinara, Pietro (2018) “Dimensional issue competition on migration: a comparative analysis of public debates in Western Europe”, Acta Politica, online first:

Dionigi, Filippo (2018) “The Syrian Refugee Crisis in the Kurdish Region of Iraq: Explaining the Role of Borders in Situations of Forced Displacement” in International Migration,

Guia, Aitana. (2017) “Migrations.” In The History of Modern Spain: Chronologies, Themes, Individuals, edited by José Álvarez Junco and Adrian Shubert, London: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing.

Guia, Aitana. (2018) “Nativism, Gendered Islamophobia and Muslim Activism in Spanish North Africa”. In North Africa and the Making of Europe: Governance, Institutions and Culture, edited by Muriam Haleh Davis and Thomas Serres, 133-154. London: Bloomsbury Academic Publishing, 2018.

Guia, Aitana. (2018) “Politically Active Muslim Women: Embracing Citizenship and Feminism in Democratic Spain.” In Observing Islam in Spain, edited by Ana I. Planet and Angeles Ramirez. Leiden: Brill, 2018.

Johannesson, Livia. (2018). “Exploring the ‘Liberal Paradox’ from the Inside: Evidence from the Swedish Migration Courts.” International Migration Review,

Lutz, Philipp (2017) “Two Logics of Policy Intervention in Immigrant Integration: An Institutionalist Framework Based on Capabilities and Aspirations.” in Comparative Migration Studies 5(1): 1-19. Link:

Parveen Akhtar and Timothy Peace (2018) “Ethnic minorities in British politics: candidate selection and clan politics in the Labour Party” in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies,

Taras, Raymond. (2018) Nationhood, Migration and Global Politics (Edinburgh University Press, October 2018)

Tsourapas, Gerasimos (2018) “Labor Migrants as Political Leverage: Migration Interdependence and Coercion in the Mediterranean” in International Studies Quarterly

Attinà, Fulvio (2017), Italy and the European migration crisis, in Colombo Alessandro and Paolo Magri, eds., The age of uncertainties. Global scenarios and Italy, Milano, Edizioni Epoké-ISPI, pp. 151-160.

Attinà, Fulvio (2016), Migration drivers, the EU external migration policy and crisis management, in “Romanian Journal of European Affairs”, 16, 4, 15-31.

Blanco Sío-López, Cristina, “Unveiling Covectors. Correlating Migration and EC Enlargement in the Case of Spain” – Journal of European Integration History (JEIH) – Special Issue 2017 ‘Peoples and Borders. Seventy Years of Movement of Persons in Europe, to Europe, from Europe (1945-2015)’ – Nomos & EU Liaison Committee of Historians – ISSN 0947-9511 – Scopus (Elsevier), pp. 211-237.

Bourbeau, Philippe (Ed.). 2017. Handbook on Migration and Security. Edward Elgar Publishing

Bustikova. Lenka. 2017. “The Radical Right in Eastern Europe,” in: The Oxford Handbook of the Radical Right, (ed. Jens Rydgren). New York: Oxford University Press.   [link]

Dionigi, Filippo ‘Statehood and Refugees: Patterns of Integration and Segregation of Refugee Populations in Lebanon from a Comparative Perspective’, Middle East Law and Governance, 2017, DOI:

Chambers, Stephanie, Diana Evans, Anthony M. Messina and Abigail F. Williamson (Eds.) 2017), The politics of new immigrant destinations. Transatlantic perspectives. Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Gallo, Ester and Scrinzi, Francesca Migration, (2016) Masculinities and Reproductive Labour: Men of the Home. London: Palgrave MacMillan (ISBN 978-1-137-37978-8)

Joly, D. and Wadia, K. 2017. Muslim women and power: political and civic engagement in West European societies, London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Pilati, Katia. 2016. Migrants’ Political Participation in Exclusionary Contexts. From subcultures to radicalization, Palgrave Pivot Series, Basingstoke: Palgrave-Macmillan.

Pilati, Katia and Laura Morales. 2016. “Ethnic and immigrant politics vs mainstream politics: the role of ethnic organizations in shaping the political participation of immigrant-origin individuals in Europe.” Ethnic and Racial Studies. 39(15): 2796-2817

Richter, M., Ruspini, P., Mihailov, M., Mintchev, V., Nollert, M. (2017) Migration and Transnationalism Between Switzerland and Bulgaria, New York: Springer (ISBN: 978-3-319-31944-5)

Ruedin, Didier and  Laura Morales (2017), “Estimating party positions on immigration: Assessing the reliability and validity of different methods” in Party Politics, OnlineFirst:

Ruspini, P., Kaya, B. 2017. “Country Report Switzerland”, Migrant Integration Policy Index Health Strand developed within the framework of the IOM Project “Fostering Health Provision for Migrants, the Roma and other Vulnerable Groups” (EQUI-HEALTH), 27 p.

Scrinzi, F. 2017. “Caring for the elderly in the family or in the nation? Gender, women and migrant care labour in the Lega Nord”. West European Politics,

Siroky David S. and Christopher W. Hale, 2017. “Inside Irredentism: A Global Empirical Analysis,” American Journal of Political Science, 61(1): 117-128.

Siroky David S., Sean Mueller and Michael Hechter, 2017.” Cultural Legacies and Political Preferences: The Failure of Separatism in the Swiss Jura,” European Political Science Review, 9(2): 303-327.

Willem Maas. 2017. “Boundaries of Political Community in Europe, the US, and Canada,” Journal of European Integration

Behtoui, A., Boréus, K., Neergaard, A., Yazdanpanah, S. (2016). Speaking up, leaving or keeping silent: Racialized employees in the Swedish elderly care sector. Work, Employment and Society Epub ahead of print

Bonjour, S. A., Ripoll Servent, A., & Thielemann, E. (2017). “Beyond venue shopping and liberal constraint: a new research agenda for EU migration policies and politics.” Journal of European Public Policy, 1-13. DOI: 10.1080/13501763.2016.1268640

Bonjour, S. (2016). “Speaking of Rights: The Influence of Law and Courts on the Making of Family Migration Policies in Germany.” Law & Policy, 38(4), 328-348. DOI: 10.1111/lapo.12061

Bonjour, S., & Block, L. (2016). “Ethnicizing citizenship, questioning membership. Explaining the decreasing family migration rights of citizens in Europe.” Citizenship Studies, 20(6-7), 779-794. DOI: 10.1080/13621025.2016.1191429

Chambers, S. D. Evans, A. M. Messina and A. Fisher Williamson (eds) “The Politics of New Immigrant Destinations” Temple Publications, (promo code T20P).

Dionigi, F. “Statehood and Refugees: Patterns of Integration and Segregation of Refugee Populations in Lebanon from a Comparative Perspective” in Middle East Law and Governance, 9(2).

Guia, Aitana. “The Concept of Nativism and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments in Europe”. EUI Working Paper MWP 2016/20. Working Paper, European University Institute, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, Max Weber Postdoctoral Program, September 2016.

Lafleur Jean-Michel and Mikolaj Stanek (Eds) “South-North migration of EU citizens in times of crisis”, IMISCOE Research Series,

Morales, Laura, Jean-Benoit Pilet, and Didier Ruedin. 2015. ‘The Gap between Public Preferences and Policies on Immigration: A Comparative Examination of the Effect of Politicisation on Policy Congruence’. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41 (9): 1495–1516. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2015.1021598

Pecoraro, Marco, and Didier Ruedin. 2016. ‘A Foreigner Who Does Not Steal My Job: The Role of Unemployment Risk and Values in Attitudes toward Equal Opportunities’. International Migration Review 50 (3):628–66. doi:10.1111/imre.12162.

Ruedin, Didier. 2015. ‘Increasing Validity by Recombining Existing Indices: MIPEX as a Measure of Citizenship Models’. Social Science Quarterly 96 (2): 629–38. doi:10.1111/ssqu.12162.

Ruedin, Didier, Camilla Alberti, and Gianni D’Amato. 2015. ‘Immigration and Integration Policy in Switzerland, 1848 to 2014’. Swiss Political Science Review 21 (1): 5–22. doi:10.1111/spsr.12144.

Van der Brug, Wouter, Gianni D’Amato, Joost Berkhout, and Didier Ruedin, eds. 2015. The Politicisation of Migration. Abingdon: Routledge.

Zschirnt, Eva, and Didier Ruedin. 2016. ‘Ethnic Discrimination in Hiring Decisions: A Meta-Analysis of Correspondence Tests 1990–2015’. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 42 (7): 1115–34. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2015.1133279.


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