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Nordic Journal of Migration Research is a peer-reviewed, open access international journal. Its areas of focus include migration theory and analyses of migratory processes, integration policies and intercultural relations. It gives high priority to Nordic issues and comparative studies of integration in Nordic and non-Nordic countries. It will occasionally publish guest-edited Special Issues devoted to particular themes or theoretical problems.
The journal was founded in 2011 by Nordic Migration Research. It is a continuation of the Norwegian Journal of Migration Research (2000-2009) and the Finnish Journal of Ethnicity and Migration (2006-2010).
Aims and Scope
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NJMR publishes high quality articles and book reviews on the Nordic region and beyond in the field of international migration and ethnic relations. It provides a unique and up-to-date window to top scholarship in its field.
NJMR is an effective channel of academic dissemination because it is widely read and distributed through Nordic and European research networks and libraries and read by policy makers as well.
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NJMR Statement of Journal Policy
NJMR is a peer-reviewed open-access international journal committed to disseminating research in the field of international migration, ethnic and intercultural relations. The journal was founded in 2011 by Nordic Migration Research, which comprises the major Nordic high education and research institutions that conduct research in this field. NJMR is a continuation of the Norwegian Journal of Migration Research (2000-2009) and the Finnish Journal of Ethnicity and Migration (2006-2010).
The goal of NJMR is to contribute to improving the state of the art in the field, in both theoretical and empirical terms, by publishing insightful, cutting-edge and impactful research. NJMR aims to be multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary in both content and methodologyand welcomes submissions from scholars in all social science and humanities. We accept scholarly articles, research papers, book reviews, review articles and short academic debate pieces that are previously not published or currently not under evaluation by another publisher.
We seek to publish high-quality research in the areas of migration theory and empirically-oriented analyses of migratory processes, migration and integration policies, citizenship matters, and intercultural relations. The editorial board gives high priority to Nordic issues and comparative studies of integration in Nordic and non-Nordic countries.
NJMR publishes four issues a year – March, June, September and December. The journal publishes in English. NJMR occasionally publishes guest-edited Special Issues or Special Journal Sections devoted to particular themes or theoretical problems in the above-mentioned themes.
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Lena Näre, University of Helsinki, Finland
Hakan G. Sicakkan, University of Bergen, Norway
Tiina Vaittinen, University of Tampere, Finland
Editorial Advisory Board
Martin Baumann, University of Lucerne, Switzerland
John Eade, Roehampton University, United Kingdom
Gunilla Holm, University of Helsinki, Finland
Peggy Levitt, Wellesley College, USA
Randy Lippert, University of Windsor, Canada
Yngve Lithman, University of Bergen, Norway
Diana Mulinari, Lund University, Sweden
Sari Pietikäinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Pirkko Pitkänen, University of Tampere, Finland
Alex Stepick, Florida International University, USA
Charles Westin, University of Stockholm, Sweden
Anika Liversage, Socialforskningsinstituttet (SFI), Denmark
Berit Berg, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Camilla Nordberg, University of Helsinki, Helsinki
Christine Jacobsen, University of Bergen, Norway
Elli Heikkilä, Institute of Migration, Finland
Erik Olsson, Stockholm University, Sweden
Hilde Lidén, Institute for Social Research, Norway
Kræn Blume, Danish Institute of Governmental Research, Denmark
Maja Frykman, Malmö University, Sweden
Trine Lund Thomsen, Aalborg University, Denmark
Tünde Puskas, Linköping University, Sweden
Anne Häkkinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Charlotta Hedberg, Stockholm University, Sweden
Kristin Thorshaug, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway