Academic Journals

A list of important journals related with migration.

  • Asian and Pacific Migration Journal: Publishes research and analysis on socio-demographic, economic, political, psychological, historical, legislative, and religious aspects of human migration and refugee movements from and within Asia.
  • Citizenship Status: Publishes internationally recognized scholarly work on contemporary issues in citizenship, human rights and democratic processes from an interdisciplinary perspective covering the fields of politics, sociology, history, anthropology, and cultural studies.
  • Comparative Migration Studies: Provides a platform for articles that focus on comparative research in migration, integration and ethnic studies.
  • Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture: Journal will include a section of reviews of films, music, photography, exhibitions or books on migration-related topics, interviews with cultural practitioners who focus on migration-related topics, and oral histories of migrant cultural experiences.
  • Electronic Journal of Africana Bibliography: Coverage includes any aspect of Africa, its peoples, their homes, cities, towns, districts, states, countries, regions, including social, economic sustainable development, creative literature, the arts, and the Diaspora.
  • Ethnic and Racial Studies: The journal provides an interdisciplinary academic forum for the presentation of research and theoretical analysis, drawing on sociology, social policy, anthropology, political science, economics, geography, international relations, history, social psychology and cultural studies.
  • European Educational Research Journal: Publishes education research papers and special issues which include a reflection on how the European context and other related global or regional dynamics shape their educational research topics.
  • Finnish Journal of Ethnicity and Migration: Focuses on Finnish research on ethnic relations and international migration.
  • Forced Migration Review: Most issues include a selection of general articles on different aspects of forced migration plust the articles on the feature theme.
  • Georgetown Immigration Law Journal: The publication is dedicated to exploring and critically analyzing international and domestic events as they shape the field of immigration law.
  • Human Rights and Immigration: Presents the main issues underlying the protection of human rights of migrants, a central topic in human rights and refugee law.
  • International Journal of Migration and Border Studies: Addresses range of technological, human/social, political, policy, organizational and managerial issues related to migration and border studies.
  • International Journal of Refugee Law: It publishes high-quality articles on issues at the forefront of the law on forced migration, rigorous analysis of refugee law jurisprudence and State practice, as well as scholarship on the history and evolution of refugee law.
  • International Migration: A policy oriented journal on migration issues as analyzed by demographers, economists, sociologists, political scientists and other social scientists from all parts of the world.
  • International Migration Review: Facilitates the study of all aspects of sociodemographic, historical, economic, political, legislative, and pastoral aspects of human mobility. Internationally regarded as the principal journal in the field facilitation study of human migration, ethnic group relations and refugee movements.
  • Irish Migration Studies in Latin America: Publishes original research about relations between Ireland and Latin America, Spanish speaking North America, the Caribbean and Iberia from all academic disciplines within the humanities and social sciences.
  • Journal of American Ethnic History: Focuses on the immigrant and ethnic/racial history of the North American people.
  • Journal of Asian American Studies: Explores all aspects of Asian American experiences through original articles detailing new theoretical developments, research results, methodological innovations, public policy concerns, and pedagogical issues.
  • Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies: Publishes the results of research from across social science disciplines that addresses themes relating to ethnic relations, diversity and migration.
  • Journal of Identity and Migration Studies: JIMS is conceived to combine multiple and complementary perspectives on migration and identity issues. Their goal is to explore new directions in understanding the complex phenomena of migration and its challenge in redefining identity.
  • Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health: The journal publishes full-length theoretical and empirical research discussing the pressing concern of those who migrate into, through, or out of a country and those nations affected by them.
  • Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies: Explores issues such as immigration/emigration, social work and policy issues related to immigrant and refugee integration.
  • Journal of Internal Displacement: A scholarly and interdisciplinary platform for raising the profile of displaced populations through discussions, critical dialouge, emerging themes, reflections and explorations on a wide range of topics and regions around the globe.
  • Journal of International Migration and Integration: Publishes original research papers and policy discussions that enhance the understanding of immigration, settlement and integration and that contribute to policy development.
  • Journal of Migration: Covers all issues related to the economics of migration and ethnicity in developed or developing countries.
  • Journal of Migration and Human Security: The journal’s theme of "human security" is meant to evoke the widely shared goals of creating secure and sustaining conditions in migrant sending communities; promoting safe, legal migration options; and developing immigration and integration policies that benefit sending and receiving communities and allow newcomers to lead productive, secure lives
  • Journal of Refugee Studies: Provides a forum for exploration of the complex problems of forced migration and national, regional, and international responses. Covers all categories of forcibly displaced people.
  • Migration World Magazine: Focuses on the various issues affecting immigrants and refugees.
  • Migration Information Source (Migration Policy Institute): Provides fresh thought, authoritative data, and global analysis of international migration and refugee trends.
  • Migration Studies: An international journal focused on understanding the determinants, processes and outcomes of human migration in all its manifestations.
  • Oikos Lithuanian Migration & Diaspora Studies: Publishes articles on contemporary migration, Lithuanian migration policy Diaspora history and culture.
  • Refuge: Canada's Journal on Refugees: It publishes analytical, reflective, and probing articles from a wide range of disciplinary and regional perspectives, presenting writing of academics, policy-makers, and practitioners in the field of forced migration.
  • Rural Migration News: Summarizes and analyzes migration-related issues affecting immigrant farm workers in CA and the U.S.
  • The Decolonizer: Publishes articles regarding race, class, gender, sexuality and it's intersections with colonialism today.
  • US Latina & Latino Oral History Journal: The journal is dedicated to research about the country's Latina/o population, and which relies on oral history as an essential methodology. The journal seeks to create new knowledge and push the frontiers of research about the Latina and Latino experience in the United States.