International Journal of Migration Research and Development (ISSN: 2411-9695)
International Journal of Migration Research and Development is an international refereed, online open access 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. International Journal of Migration Research and Development 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.
The International Journal of Migration Research and Development consistently covers a wide array of subject areas, including labor market integration, refugee status in various nations, adaptation strategies of immigrants in industrialized settings, racial and gender variations in migration, the role of social work in the integration of new citizens, and retention of ethnic and older national identities in new environments. These are issues of concern throughout the world. The journal looks at the social world with a fresh vision enhanced by the basic and applied social sciences. International Journal of Migration Research and Development welcomes papers based on original research, critical policy debates and comparative analyses. Submissions and subscriptions are open to all.
KMF Publication Ethics Statement
International Journal of Migration Research and Development is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. KMF takes the responsibility to enforce a rigorous peer-review together with strict ethical policies and standards to ensure to add high quality scientific works to the field of scholarly publication. Unfortunately, cases of plagiarism, data falsification, inappropriate authorship credit, and the like, do arise. KMF takes such publishing ethics issues very seriously and our editors are trained to proceed in such cases with a zero tolerance policy. To verify the originality of content submitted to our journals, we use latest software to check submissions against previous publications.
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Articles published in International Journal of Migration Research and Development will be Open-Access articles distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution License. The copyright is retained by the author(s). KMF will insert the following note at the end of the published text:
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