About this site
This site compiles research and provides ressources on the nexus between migration, democracy, and democratisation.
Out now: My book chapter on potential links between circular #migration and #democratisation
Rother, Stefan. 2016. “Democracy on the Move? The Potential Link Between Circular Migration and Democratization.” In Impact of Circular Migration on Human, Political and Civil Rights, edited by Carlota Solé, Sonia Parella, Teresa S. Martí, and Sonja Nita, 195–216. United Nations University Series on Regionalism. Cham: Springer International Publishing.
Looking beyond ‘the refugee crisis’, can migrants be the new agents of democracy?
My opinion piece for The Conversation can be found here:
Democratization through Migration?
Political Attitudes and Participation of Philippine Return Migrants
This monograph, written by Christl Kessler and Stefan Rother is available now from Lexington Books:
Initial results of this comprehensive research project can be found here:
A product flyer with discount code and a comprehensive appendix can be downloaded here:
This Appendix contains the questionnaires, interview Guidelines, coding schemes and additional survey data. Copyright by the authors.
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Migration und Demokratie
Stefan Rother (Hrsg.)
This peer-reviewed edited volume is available now from Springer VS:
Inhaltsverzeichnis und Vorwort von Prof. Dr. Rita Süssmuth als Download:
Special Issue of International Migration Vol. 53 (3) 2015:
“Migration and Democracy”
MIGRATION AND DEMOCRACY
Guest edited by Stefan Rother and Nicola Piper
Migration and Democracy: Citizenship and Human Rights from a Multi-level Perspective
Guest editors: Nicola Piper and Stefan Rother
Transnational Immigrant Narratives on Arab Democracy: The Case of Student Associations at UC Berkeley
The Democratic Potential of Enfranchising Resident Migrants
Alternative Regionalism from Below: Democratizing ASEAN’s Migration Governance
Stefan Rother and Nicola Piper
Migration, Precarization and the Democratic Deficit in Global Governance
Carl-Ulrik Schierup, Aleksandra Alund and Branka Likić-Brborić
Special Issue of European Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol 8 (2) 2009:
“International Migration and Democratisation in East Asia”
Guest edited by Jürgen Rüland, Christl Kessler and Stefan Rother
Democratisation Through International Migration? Explorative Thoughts on a Novel Research Agenda
Jürgen Rüland; Christl Kessler and Stefan Rother
Democratic Citizenship and Labour Migration in East Asia Mapping Fields of Enquiry
Temporary Migration and Political Remittances: the role of organisational networks in the transnationalisation of human rights
Changed in Migration? Philippine Return Migrants and (Un)Democratic Remittances
State-led Migration, Democratic Legitimacy, and Deterritorialization: The Philippines’ labour export model
M. Scott Solomon