MMB member publications

This page lists some of the books, articles, chapters, reviews and blogs published by MMB members on issues of migration and mobilities. For all COVID-related publications please see our COVID-19 page.



Dupont, P-L. (2021) ‘Migrant worker policies and national privilege: a UK case study.’ Deusto Journal of Human Rights. No 7, pp. 13-36.


Andrijasevic, R. (2021) ‘Forced labour in supply chains: rolling back the debate on gender, migration and sexual commerce.’ European Journal of Women’s Studies. First published online.


Dupont, P-L. (2021) ‘Religious governance and the politics of equality in education.Ethnic and Racial Studies. First published online.

Medland, L. (2021) ‘Reconsidering migration dynamics within diverse rural spaces.’ In E. Carmel, K. Lenner and R. Paul (eds.) Handbook on the Governance and Politics of Migration. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Okyere, S., N.K. Agyeman and E. Saboro (2021) ‘“Why Was He Videoing Us?”: The ethics and politics of audio-visual propaganda in child trafficking and human trafficking campaigns.Anti-Trafficking Review. Vol 16, pp. 47-68.

Spencer, S. and Charsley, K. (2021) ‘Reframing “integration”: acknowledging and addressing five core critiques.’ Comparative Migration Studies. Vol 9, No 18.


O’Connell Davidson, J. (2021) ‘Slavery versus marronage as an analytic lens on “trafficking”.’ In C. Mora and N. Piper (eds.) The Palgrave Handbook of Gender and Migration. London: Palgrave. 


Canning, V. (2021) ‘Sensing and unease in immigration confinement: an abolitionist’s perspective.’ In K. Herrity, B. Schmidt and J. Warr (eds.) Sensory Penalities: Exploring the Senses in Spaces of Punishment and Social Control. Bingley: Emerald Publishing.

Canning, V. (2021) ‘Managing expectations: impacts of hostile migration policies on practitioners in Britain, Denmark and Sweden.’ Social Sciences. Vol 10, No 2.

Martins Junior, A. and J. O’Connell Davidson (2021) ‘Tacking towards freedom? Bringing journeys out of slavery into dialogue with contemporary migration.’ Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. First published online.

Modood, T. (2021) ‘Othering, alienation and establishment.’ Political Studies. First published online.


Griffiths, M. and C. Yeo (2021) ‘The UK’s hostile environment: deputising immigration control.’ Critical Social Policy. First published online.



Oksanen, A-A. (2020) ‘The rise of indigenous (pluri-)nationalism: the case of the Sámi people.’ Sociology. First published online.


Anderson, B. (2020) ‘Justice, citizenship, and methodological de-nationalism,’ in T. Knijn and D. Lepianka (eds.) Justice and Vulnerability in Europe: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Edward Elgar Publishing. See more details here.

Sweida-Metwally, S. (2020) ‘Being anti-racist means being an ethical consumer.’ Transforming Society blog. 11 November.

Sweida-Metwally, S. (2020) ‘Why Britain should not follow Germany’s approach to recognising its racist legacy’. The Open Review. Vol 6. pp. 73-79.

Zalme, A. (2020) Home and Sense of Belonging among Iraqi Kurds in the UK – Kurdish Societies, Politics and International Relations. Lanham: Lexington Books.


Tschalaer, M. (2020) ‘Waiting for LGBTQI+ asylum seekers in Germany: a form of state control and resistance.’ Association for Political and Legal Anthropology. 15th September.

Hodos, T. (2020) The Archaeology of the Mediterranean Iron Age: A Globalising World c.1100-600 BCE. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Szabolcs, M. and Correa, G.P. (2020) ‘“White people all over”: refugee performance, fictional aesthetics and dramaturgies of alterity-empathy’. Contemporary Theatre Review. Vol 30, No 3. pp. 375-389.


Anderson, B. (2020) ‘The nation and the state’, in M. Parker (ed.) Life After COVID-19: The Other Side of the Crisis. Bristol: Bristol University Press.

Anderson, B., Poeschel, F., and Ruhs, M. (2020) ‘COVID-19 and systemic resilience: what role for migrant workers?’ Geneva: IOM Publications.

Pencheva, D. (2020) ‘Stealing jobs and benefits: Bulgarians and Romanians in British news media’, in T.L. Thomsen (ed.) Changes, Challenges and Advantages of Cross-border Labour Mobility within the European Union. Peter Lang Publishing. pp. 28-62. 

Godshaw, D. (2020) ‘Becoming an immigrant? Border harms and “British” men with previous convictions in British immigration removal centres.Critical Criminology.

Hodos, T. (2020) ‘Eggstraordinary artefacts: decorated ostrich eggs in the ancient Mediterranean world’. Humanities and Social Sciences Communications. Vol 7, Article 45.


Hussein, N. and Hussain, S. (2020) ‘Migrant ethnic minority women in academia during the twin pandemics of COVID-19 and racism.’ Transforming Society blog. 31 July.

Martins Junior, A. (2020) Moving Difference: Brazilians in London. London: Routledge.

Martins Junior, A. (2020) ‘“Differentiated journeys”: Brazilians in London beyond homogenising categories of the migrant’. Plural. Vol 27, No 1.


Modood, T. et al (2020) ‘A critical exchange: Ethnocentric political theory, secularism and multiculturalism’. Contemporary Political Theory.

Lascelles, A. (2020) ‘Locating black feminist resistance through diaspora and post-diaspora in Edwidge Danticat’s and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s short stories’. African and Black Diaspora: An International Journal. Vol 13, No 2.

Dikici, E. (2020) ‘Immigration-nationalism-religion nexus: remaking 21st century Western Europe’. Ethnic and Racial Studies. Book review article including Essays on Secularism and Multiculturalism by Tariq Modood (2019).

Karlsen, S., Carver, N., Mogilnicka, M., and Pantazis, C. (2020) ‘“Putting salt on the wound”: a qualitative study of the impact of FGM-safeguarding in healthcare settings on people with a British Somali heritage living in Bristol, UK’. BMJ Open. Vol 10, No 6.

Karlsen, S., Yzet Nazroo, J., Smith, N.R. (2020) ‘Ethnic, religious and gender differences in intragenerational economic mobility in England and Wales.’ Sociology. Vol 54, No 5. pp. 883-903.

Maccanico, Y. (2020) ‘Greece­-Finland: Ambassador’s condemnation of an academic study on the hotspots shows the link between migration policy and authoritarianism’. Statewatch. June.

Plomien, A., and Schwartz, G. (2020). ‘Labour mobility in transnational Europe: between depletion, mitigation and citizenship entitlements harm’. European Journal of Politics and Gender. Vol 3, No 2. pp. 237-256(20).

Tschalaer, M. (2020). ‘Victimhood and femininity in Black lesbian asylum cases in Germany’. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Yeo, C. (2020). Welcome to Britain: Fixing Our Broken Immigration System. London: Biteback Publishing.


Canning, V. (2020) ‘Corrosive control: state-corporate and gendered harm in bordered Britain’. Critical Criminology.

Canning, V. and Matthews, L. (2020) Right to Remain Asylum Navigation Board: online version. University of Bristol and Right to Remain. With further information here.

Maccanico, Y. (2020) ‘Mediterranean: As the fiction of a Libyan search and rescue zone begins to crumble, EU states use the coronavirus pandemic to declare themselves unsafe’. Statewatch. May.

Pincock, K. (2020) ‘UNHCR and LGBTI refugees in Kenya: the limits of “protection”’. Disasters.

Prabhat, D., Gordon, F., and van Ark, R. (2020) ‘Repatriation of Dutch children in Syria now unlikely – but it shouldn’t be a political choice’. The Conversation. 14 May.

van Ark, R., Gordon, F., and Prabhat, D. (2020) ‘Repatriating the forgotten children of ISIS fighters: a matter of urgency’. Globalcit blog. 8 May.


Hodos, T., C.R. Cartwright, J. Montgomery, G. Nowell, K. Crowder, A.C. Fletcher, Y. Gönster (2020) ‘Origins of ostrich eggs in the ancient Mediterranean and Middle East’. Antiquity. Vol 94, No 374. pp. 381-400.

Schwartz, G. (2020) ‘Class mediations, working-class lives and labour subjectivity in post-socialist Ukraine’. Sociological Review.

Modood, T. (2020) ‘Islamophobia and normative sociology’. The Journal of the British Academy. Vol 8. pp. 29-49.


Kosick, R. (2020) ‘“El milk del translate”: poetic undifference in Cecilia Vicuña’s Instan. MLN. Vol 135, No 2. pp. 473-499.

Charsley, K. A. H., Bolognani, M., Ersanilli, E., and Spencer, S. (2020) Marriage Migration and Integration. (Palgrave Macmillan Studies in Family and Intimate Life). Palgrave Macmillan. See more details and a recording of the book launch here.


Mansouri, F. and Modood, T. (2020) ‘The complementarity of multiculturalism and interculturalism: theory backed by Australian evidence’. Ethnic and Racial Studies. Vol 44, No 16. pp. 1-20.


Martini, M. and Mukherjee, S. (eds.) (2019) ‘Special Issue: Migration, Institutions and Intimate Lives’. Gender and History. Vol 31, No 3.

Martini, M. and Mukherjee, S. (2019) ‘Migration, institutions and intimate lives: towards a new agenda’. Gender and History. Vol 31, No 3. pp. 531-544.

Griffiths, M. (2019). ‘“My passport is just my way out of here”. Mixed-immigration status families, immigration enforcement and the citizenship implications’. Identities.

Parsa, A. (2019) ‘Review: Gendered Harm and Structural Violence in the British Asylum System by V. Canning’. State Crime Journal. Vol 8, No 2. pp. 289-292.

Laczko, F., Black, J., and Singleton, A. (eds.) (2019) ‘Fatal Journeys 4: Missing Migrant Children’. Geneva: IOM.

Singleton, A. and Kierans, D. (2019) ‘Guidelines for the Harmonization of Migration Data Management in the ECOWAS Region’. Geneva: IOM.

Prabhat, D., Singleton, A., and Eyles, R. (2019) ‘Age is Just a Number? Supporting Migrant Young People with Precarious Legal Status in the UK’International Journal of Children’s Rights. Vol 27, No 2. pp. 228-250.

Ingleby, D., Singleton, A., and Wickramage, K. (2019) ‘Is it time to phase out UNDESA’s regional criterion of development?’International Migration. May.