Comparative Migration Studies

(The TQCC of Comparative Migration Studies is 7. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
A theory of migration: the aspirations-capabilities framework198
Multilevel governance in trouble: the implementation of asylum seekers’ reception in Italy as a battleground62
Reframing ‘integration’: acknowledging and addressing five core critiques45
Rethinking labour migration: Covid-19, essential work, and systemic resilience38
Challenges of reverse migration in India: a comparative study of internal and international migrant workers in the post-COVID economy26
Theorizing interactions of migrant transnationalism and integration through a multiscalar approach24
Towards a typology of social protection for migrants and refugees in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic20
Between fragmentation and institutionalisation: the rise of migration studies as a research field17
Campaigning across continents: how Latin American parties link up with migrant associations abroad16
Immigration policy mismatches and counterproductive outcomes: unauthorized migration to the U.S. in two eras16
Extending mixed embeddedness to a multi-dimensional concept of transnational entrepreneurship15
A comparative analysis of changes in anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim attitudes in Europe: 1990–201714
Hybrid identity and practices to negotiate belonging: Madrid’s Muslim youth of migrant origin13
Unequal internationalisation and the emergence of a new epistemic community: gender and migration13
On migration, geography, and epistemic communities13
Governing displaced migration in Europe: housing and the role of the “local”13
Multifocality and opportunity structure: towards a mixed embeddedness model for transnational migrant entrepreneurship13
Innovative strategies for the reception of asylum seekers and refugees in European cities: multi-level governance, multi-sector urban networks and local engagement13
“By women, for women, and with women”: on the integration of highly qualified female refugees into the labour Markets of Berlin and Brandenburg12
Shifts in the global migration order and migration transitions in Europe: the cases of Turkey and Russia12
An eye for an ‘I:’ a critical assessment of artificial intelligence tools in migration and asylum management11
Economic self-reliance or social relations? What works in refugee integration? Learning from resettlement programmes in Japan and the UK11
Disentangling entangled mobilities: reflections on forms of knowledge production within migration studies11
Measuring migration 2.0: a review of digital data sources11
Researching arts, culture, migration and change: a multi (trans)disciplinary challenge for international migration studies10
Comparing the racialization of Central-East European migrants in Japan and the UK10
Narratives: a review of concepts, determinants, effects, and uses in migration research10
Institutionalization of transnationalizing political parties: the case of the Conservative People’s Party of Estonia10
Political parties abroad as actors of transnational politics10
A crisis mode in migration governance: comparative and analytical insights10
The migration ban policy cycle: a comparative analysis of restrictions on the emigration of women domestic workers10
Migration infrastructures and the production of migrants’ irregularity in Japan and the United Kingdom9
Bringing anchoring and embedding together: theorising migrants’ lives over-time9
Seeking asylum in Scandinavia: a comparative analysis of recent restrictive policy responses towards unaccompanied afghan minors in Denmark, Sweden and Norway9
Migration drivers and migration choice: interrogating responses to migration and development interventions in West Africa9
Social contact and encounter in asylum seeker reception: the Utrecht Refugee Launchpad9
Organising labour market integration support for refugees in Austria and Sweden during the Covid-19 pandemic9
(Dis)connecting migration: transnationalism and nationalism beyond connectivity8
Commonplace and out-of-place diversities in London and Tokyo: migrant-run eateries as intercultural third places8
Bridging the state and market logics of refugee labour market inclusion – a comparative study on the inclusion activities of German professional chambers8
Contested skills and constrained mobilities: migrant carework skill regimes in Taiwan and Japan8
Should they stay or should they go? A case study on international students in Germany8
Is migration a unique field of study in social sciences? A response to Levy, Pisarevskaya, and Scholten8
An organizational approach to the Philippine migration industry: recruiting, matching and tailoring migrant domestic workers8
The well-being of newly regularized migrant workers: Determinants of their satisfaction with life as compared to undocumented migrant workers and regular local residents7
Two cheers for Migration Studies7
The economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Sri Lankan migrants in Qatar7
How can we categorise ‘nationality’ and ‘second generation’ in surveys without (re)producing stigmatisation?7
What does it mean to “go beyond race”?7
Parties beyond national borders: exploring the activities of Israeli political parties abroad7
Social remittances during COVID-19: on the “new normality” negotiated by transnational families7
Migration and mobility of third-country national labour workers to and inside Europe during the Covid-19 pandemic – a legal analysis7
Schools as spaces for in/exclusion of young Mainland Chinese students and families in Hong Kong7
Embracing uncertainty: rethinking migration policy through pastoralists’ experiences7
Shaping migration at the border: the entangled rationalities of border control practices7