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One of our goals is to disseminate research results on the theme of migration and integration. You can find some of the latest publication from researchers from different departments and faculties at the University of Gothenburg below. The list is by no means complete, but gives some examples of current research at the university.

Centre on Global Migration publications

GU migration-publications 2020

Migration across developed countries: German immigrants in Sweden and the US

Writers: Y. Haberfeld, D. P. Birgier, Christer Lundh, Erik Elldér

International Migration, Journal article 2020    Read the full text on a web page

GU migration-publications 2019

Mapping human mobility during the third and second millennia BC in present-day Denmark

Writers: Sophie Bergerbrant Frei, K M; Bergerbrant, S; Sjögren, K-G; Jörkov, M L; Lynnerup, N; Harvig, L; Allentoft, M; Sikora, M; Price, T D ; Frei, R; Kristiansen, K

PLoS ONE, 14 (8), 0219850     Link to the article

Integrationsfrämjande genom dialog. Praktiker och förändringsteorier i sex verksamheter

Writer: Thomas Jordan

Institutionen för sociologi och arbetsvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet, Rapport 2019      Read the full text PDF

Institutions and Organizations of Refugee Integration: Bosnian-Herzegovinian and Syrian Refugees in Sweden.

Writers: Bucken-Knapp, Gregg; Omanović, Vedran; and Spehar, Andrea (2019)

Palgrave Pivot    Link to the book

Talking about Integration: The Voices of Syrian Refugees Taking Part in Introduction Programs for Integration into Swedish Society.

Writers: Bucken-Knapp, G., Spehar, A., and Fakih, Z. (2019)

International Migration. 57(2)       Link to the article

GU migration-publications 2018

Postcolonial Portuguese Migration to Angola: Migrants or Masters?

Writer: Lisa Åkesson

Springer International Publishing, Palgrave Macmillan: London     Link to the book

Family obligations across the European borders: Negotiating migration decisions within the families of post-accession migrants in Sweden.

Writers: Charlotte Melander , Oksana Shmulyar Gréen

Palgrave Communications     Link to the article

Trajectories of situated transnational parenting: care-giving arrangements of the east European migrants in Sweden

Writers: Charlotte Melander , Oksana Shmulyar Gréen

In Childhood and Parenting in Transnational settings  pp 137-154       Link to the book chapter

Frames of Nostalgia and Belonging: The Resurgence of Reactionary Ethno-Nationalism in Sweden

Writers: Gabriella Elgenius and Jens Rydgren

Special Issue on Far Right Movements, European Societies, DOI.    Link to the article

Another Kind of Swede: Swedish Youth’s Ethnic Identity Narratives

Writers: Fanny Gryber, Ann Frisén, Moin Syed, Maria Wängqvist, Ylva Svensson

Emerging Adulthood, vol. 6 no. 1, pp. 17-31   Link to the article

Från invandrarkunskap till hemkultur. Interkulturell pedagogik i svensk utbildning

Writers: Johannes Lunneblad och Nils Hammarén

Barn- och ungdomsvetenskap. Grundläggande perspektiv., Stockholm, Liber, Kapitel i bok 2018
Link to the book presentation

GU migration-publications 2017

Socio-Political Integration Through Diaspora Organisations and Civil Society Initiatives

Writer: Gabriella Elgenius

I Anthony Heath (ed.), Social Integration: London: The British Academy for the Humanities and Social Sciences, pp. 66-75.  Read the full text PDF

Frames of Nostalgia and Belonging: The Resurgence of Reactionary Ethno-Nationalism in Sweden

Writer: Gabriella Elgenius

Special Issue on Far Right Movements, European Societies, DOI.    Link to the article

The Sweden Democrats and the ethno-nationalist rhetoric of decay and betrayal

Writers: Gabriella Elgenius och Jens Rydgren

Sociologisk Forskning, vol. 54 no. 4, pp. 353–358.   Link to the article

Passing the Buck: The case of failing multilevel governance and vulnerable EU migrants in Sweden

Writers: Spehar, A., J. Hinnfors, & G. Bucken‐Knapp (2017).

The Journal of Nordic Migration Research, vol. 7 no. 2.      Link to the article

Integration of refugee children and their families in the Swedish preschool: strategies, objectives and standards.

Writer: Lunneblad, J. (2017)

European Early Childhood Education Research, vol. 25 no. 3, pp. 359–369.    Link to the article