International Migration Review

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Edited By: Douglas T. Gurak. Associate Editors: Monica Boyd, Fei Guo and Jamie Winders

Impact Factor: 1.033

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 15/25 (Demography)

Online ISSN: 1747-7379


Aims and Scope

International Migration Review is an interdisciplinary journal created  to encourage and facilitate the study of all aspects of sociodemographic, historical, economic, political, legislative and pastoral aspects of human mobility. It is internationally regarded as the principal journal in the field facilitating study of human migration, ethnic group relations, and refugee movements. Through an interdisciplinary approach and from an international perspective, IMR provides the single most comprehensive forum devoted exclusively to the analysis and review of international population movements.


International Migration Review, migration, immigration, refugee, ethnic studies, racial studies, international, global, movements, population, demography, demographics, international relations, conflict, peace studies, war

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