Zapata-Barrero, R. (2023). Urban migration governance under the resilience lens: conceptual and empirical insights. Ethnic and Racial Studies, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01419870.2023.2166793   WEB  


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2022). "Tightening the conceptual lens in migration research: towards a geography of concepts and a Weberian digression", Ethnic and Racial Studies, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2022.2141063 [contribution to Book Symposium: Contested Concepts in Migration Studies, Edited by:Ricard Zapata-Barrero, Dirk Jacobs & Riva Kastoryano]   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2023). "Introduction to the Book Symposium", Ethnic and Racial Studies, DOI: 10.1080/01419870.2022.2152721 WEB 

Hellgren, Z. & Zapata-Barrero, R. (2022). "Discrimination meets interculturalism in theory, policy and practice", International Migration, pp. 1-13. (Framework article for the special issue Discrimination and Interculturalism: exploring their intersection in different multiethnic societies). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/imig.13048   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. and Mansouri, F. (2021). "A Multi-scale Approach to Interculturalism: From Globalised Politics to Localised Policy and Practice"Journal of International Migration and Integration.   PDF 


Fossum, J. E., Kastoryano, R., Modood, T., & Zapata Barrero, R. (2020). "Governing Diversity in Europe's Plural Spaces: a path to New Normativities" GRITIM-UPF Working Paper Series, no. 46 (Winter).   PDF 

Zapata-Barrero, R. (2020). "Towards an Urban Mediterranean Migration Agenda on this 25th Anniversary of the Barcelona Process", Quaderns de la Mediterrània, N. 30-31; 47-54.   PDF 

Spanish version: Zapata-Barrero, R. (2020). "Hacia una agenda urbana de la migración mediterránea en este 25º aniversario del Proceso de Barcelona", Quanderns de la Mediterrània, N. 30-31; 47-54.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R., Yalaz, E. (2020). "Qualitative Migration Research Ethics: a roadmap for migration scholars" in Special Issue  The Practice of Qualitative Research in Migration Studies: Ethical Issues as a Methodological Challenge, in Qualitative Research Journal, Issue 3, Vol. 20 No. 3, pp. 269-279.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2020). Republicanism, diversity and public space in contemporary political theory: the normative basis of intercultural citizenship, Citizenship Studies, 24 (8); 1066-183. DOI: 10.1080/13621025.2020.1769028.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2020) Editorial: “Mediterranean Thinking” for Mapping a Mediterranean Migration Research Agenda. Special Issue on: Mediterranean Migration Research: Variable Focal Length, Comparative Migration Studies, 8 (6). DOI: 10.1186/s40878-019-0170-2.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. & Yalaz, E. (2019). Qualitative Migration Research Ethics: Mapping the Core Challenges. GRITIM-UPF Working Paper Series, Number 42, Winter 2019.   PDF 
This number was published on the UPF News (Catala): Zapata-Barrero, R. & Yalaz, E. (2019). La recerca qualitativa en estudis migratoris requereix consideracions ètiques especifiques, més enllà dels codis estandarditzats. Ricard Zapata-Barrero i Evren Yalaz, investigadors de GRITIM-UPF, són els autors d'un treball acadèmic que analitza els reptes ètics als quals s'enfronten avui els estudiosos de les qüestions migratòries."   WEB 
This number was published on the UPF News (English): "Qualitative research on migration studies requires specific ethical considerations beyond the standardized codes. Ricard Zapata-Barrero and Evren Yalaz, GRITIM-UPF researchers, are the authors of an academic paper which analyses the ethical challenges faced today by scholars of migration issues."   WEB 
This number was published on the UPF News (Spanish): "La investigación cualitativa en estudios migratorios requiere consideraciones éticas específicas, más allá de los códigos estandarizados. Ricard Zapata-Barrero y Evren Yalaz, investigadores del GRITIM-UPF, son los autores de un artículo académico que analiza los desafíos éticos a los que se enfrentan hoy los estudiosos de las cuestiones migratorias."   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2019). Rebooting European Identity: Intercultural Citizenship for Building the Future of a Diverse Europe. Journal of Contemporary European Studies, 28 (2); 153-166   DOI: 10.1080/14782804.2019.1686346.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2019). Guest Editorial: Methodological Interculturalism: Breaking Down Epistemological Barriers around Diversity Management.  Ethnic and Racial Studies, 42 (3), pp. 346-356. DOI:10.1080/01419870.2019.1538527.    PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Rezaei, Sh. (2019). Diaspora Governance and Transnational Entrepreneurship: The Rise of an Emerging Social Global Pattern in Migration Studies. Special Issue, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 46 (10), pp 1959-1973 DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1559990.   PDF 
Special Issue: Zapata-Barrero, R. & Rezaei, Sh. (2019). Diaspora Governance and Transnational Entrepreneurship: The Rise of an Emerging Global Social Pattern in Migration StudiesJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 46 (10); 2027-2044  DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2018.1559997.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2018). Place, Diversity and Solidarity. Journal of Intercultural Studies. DOI: 10.1080/07256868.2018.1508008. Review article of Becoming landowners: entanglements of custom and modernity in Papua New Guinea and Timor-Leste, by Victoria C. Stead, Series: Topics in the Contemporary Pacific, Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press, 2017, 216 pp., ISBN 9780824856663.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2018). Rejoinder: multiculturalism and interculturalism: alongside but separateComparative Migration Studies, 6. DOI: 10.1186/s40878-018-0090-6 (Rejoinder of a Special Issue on Multiculturalism and Interculturalism, Guest Editors: Patrick Loobuyck and François Levrau).   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. & Yalaz, E. (2017). Mapping the Qualitative Migration Research in Europe: An Exploratory Analysis. GRITIM Working Paper Series, Number 32, Summer 2017.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2017). Interculturalism in the Post-Multicultural debate: A DefenceComparative Migration Studies, 5 (14). DOI: 10.1186/s40878-017-0057-z. (Key article of a Special Issue on Multiculturalism and Interculturalism, Guest Editors: Patrick Loobuyck and François Levrau).   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2017). How does interculturalism facilitate diversity incorporation into the cultural policy mainstream? Montreal's case study.  Special Issue of Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture, 8, (1), pp. 31-48.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2017). Intercultural policy and multi-level governance in Barcelona: mainstreaming comprehensive approach. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 83 (2); 247-266. DOI: 10.1177/0020852316688462.   WEB 
French version: Zapata-Barrero, R. (2017). Politique interculturelle et gouvernance à niveaux multiples à Barcelone: approach globale en matière d' intégration". Revue internationale des sciences administratives, 83 (2) ; 247-266. DOI : 10.1177/0020852316688462.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R., Caponio, T. & Scholten, P. (2017). Theorizing the 'Local Turn' in a Multi-Level Governance Framework of Analysis: A Case Study in Immigrant Policies. International Review of Administrative Sciences, 83 (2); 241-246. DOI: 10.1177/0020852316688462.   WEB 
French version:  Zapata-Barrero, R., Caponio, T. & Scholten, P. (2017). Introduction au numéro spécial: "Théorisation du "virage local" dans un cadre d'analyse fondé sur la gouvernance à niveaux multiples. Étude de cas axée sur les politiques concernant les immigrants". Revue internationale des sciences administratives, 83 (2) ; 241-246. DOI : 10.1177/0020852316688462.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Rubio-Carbonero, G. (2017). Monitoring discriminatory political discourse: A pilot study in Catalonia.  Discourse and Society, 28 (2); 1-22.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. & Burchianti, F. (2016). From participation to confinement: challenges for immigrants’ incorporation in political parties in Spain. Special Issue, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40 (5); 830-850.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R., Dahnke, I. & Markard, L. (2016). Background, framework and focus of the special issueSpecial Issue, Ethinic and Racial Studies, 40(5); 751-765.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2016). How do political parties deal with the 'diversity gap': democratic deficits and party strategies. Special Issue, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40 (5); 766-786.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2016). Intercultural Governance Index: an exploratory study on Spanish Cities. Mondi Migranti, 2; 149-178.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Burchianti, F. (2016). The controversy about Education for Citizenship: the contested limits of tolerance in Spain. Società Mutamento Politica, 7 (13); 269-287.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2016). Exploring the foundations of the intercultural policy paradigm: a comprehensive approach.  Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, 23(2), 155-173 PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2016). Diversity and cultural policy: cultural citizenship as a tool for inclusion. International Journal of cultural Policy, 22 (4); .534-552.  PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. & Gabrielli, L. (2015). A reappraisal of the Hirschman 'exit, voice and loyalty' scheme to interpret immigrants' political participation in their origin countries. Migration Policy Centre, INTERAC Research Report; Conceptual Paper;  1-20.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2014). New Multicultural Identities in Europe: Religion and Ethnicity in Secular SocietiesJournal of contemporary Religion. 30(1), 163-167.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Burchianti, F. (2014). Is Catalonia immune to racism? An analysis of intolerant political discourses of mainstream party representatives (2010-2011).  Journal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 12(4); 401-417.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2014). The limits to shaping diversity as public culture: Permanent festivities in Barcelona. Cities: The international Journal of Urban Policy and Planning, 37; 66-72.   WEB 


Zapata-Barrero, R., Gabrielli, L., Sánchez-Montijano, E. & Jaulin, T.  (2013). The political participation of immigrants in host countries: an interpretative framework from the perspective of origin countries and societies. INTERACT Research Report, 1-31.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2013). Utopian Political Theory and Migration without Borders. International Journal of Social Science Studies, 1 (1); 173-183.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2013). Borders in motion. Concept and Policy Nexus. Refugee Survey Quarterly, 32 (1); 1-23.   WEB  


Zapata-Barrero, R., Faúndez García, R. & Sánchez-Montijano, E. (2012). Circular Temporary Labour Migration: Reassessing established Public Policies. International Journal of Population Research Volume 2012(13 pages) DOI:10.1155/2012/498158.   PDF  
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Pécoud, A. (2012). European Migration Governance: from 'Anything Goes' to the need for an ethical code.  New perspectives on the Ethics of International Migration, Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist, 56 (9); 1183-1203. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0002764212443820.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2012). New perspectives on the Ethics of International Migration. Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist, 56 (9); 1159-1164, DOI: 10.1177/0002764212443818 PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2011). Anti-immigration populism: Can local intercultural policies close the space? Discussion Paper - Policy Network 1-9.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Whitol de Wenden, C. (2011). Immigration en Catalogne: politiques et société / Immigration in Catalonia: Policies and Society. Special issue Migrations and Société.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2010). Education as a mirror of Spanish Society: Challenges and Policies towards Multiple Diversity. OMNES: The Journal of Multicultural Society,1 (2); 65-100.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2010). Cultural policies in contexts of diversity: the city as a setting for innovation and opportunities. Dossier Documentaire Contributions des experts sur les politiques culturelles; 26-36.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2010). Managing diversity in Spanish Society: a practical approach. Journal of Intercultural Studies ,31(4), 383-402.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2010). Theorising State behaviour in international migrations: an evaluative ethical frameworkSocial Research: An International Quarterly of the Social Sciences. 77 (1); 325-352.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R., Lindkilde, L.E. & Mouritsen, P. (2009). Guest Editorial: The Muhammad Cartoons controversy in comparative perspective. Special Issue for Ethnicities , 9 (3), 291-313.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2009). Policies and public opinion towards immigrants: the Spanish case. Journal Ethnic and Racial Studies 32 (7);  1101-1120.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2008). Perceptions and Realities of Morocco Immigration Flows and Spanish PoliciesJournal of Immigration and Refugee Studies,6 (3);  382-396.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2008). Moroccan Immigrants in Spain: An overview of main topics and normative challenges. The Magreb Review, 33(1), 35-68.


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2007). Setting a Research Agenda on the Interaction Between Cultural Demands of Immigrants and Minority NationsJournal of Immigrant & Refugee Studies, 5(4), 1-25.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Witte, N. (2007). The Spanish Governance of EU borders: Normative QuestionsMediterranean Politics, 12(1), 85-90.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2006). Immigration, autonomie politique et gestion de l’identité: le cas de la CatalogneOutre – Terre,4 (17), 189-209.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2004). Political theory today: political innovation and the management of structural change. European Political Science, 33, 39-50.   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2003). The ‘discovery’ of immigration in Spain. The politicization of immigration in the case of El Ejido. Journal of International Migration and Integration,  4, 523-539.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2003). Spanish Challenges and European dilemma: socialising the debate on the integration of immigrantsPerspectives on European politics and society, 4(2),  243-264.   PDF 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2003). State-based logic versus EU-based logic towards immigrants: evidences and dilemma. Asian and Pacific Migration Journal, 11(4), 505-528.   PDF