Article co-authored by Alan Gamlen, Alexander Betts, Alexandra Délano, DPDF 2012 New Approaches to Transnationalism and Migratory Circulation Research Director, Thomas Lacroix, Emanuela Paoletti, Nando Sigona and Carlos Vargas-Silva.
Migration Studies is an international refereed journal dedicated to advancing scholarly understanding of the determinants, processes and outcomes of human migration in all its manifestations. It furthers this aim by publishing original scholarship from around the world. Migration shapes human society and inspires ground-breaking research efforts across many different academic disciplines and policy areas. Migration Studies contributes to the consolidation of this field of scholarship, developing the core concepts that link different disciplinary perspectives on migration. To this end, the journal welcomes full-length articles, research notes, and reviews of books, films and other media from those working across the social sciences in all parts of the world. Priority is given to methodological, comparative and theoretical advances. The journal also publishes occasional special issues – a call for proposals will be announced in due course.