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.



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., F. Poeschel and M. Ruhs (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.


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.


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.

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, June, pp237-256(20).

Tschalaer, M. (2020). Victimhood and femininity in Black lesbian asylum cases in GermanyJournal 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.


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


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.


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.