Zapata-Barrero, R. (2024) De-bordering policies at the city scale: strategies for building resilience in Barcelona's migration governance. Comparative Migration Studies, 12 (2) https://doi.org/10.1186/s40878-023-00361-0  PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R. (2023) Interculturalism and the ‘Ideological Turn’ of Diversity Politics, Journal of Intercultural Studies, DOI: 10.1080/07256868.2023.2293190   WEB  

Fossum, J. E., Kastoryano, R. Modood, T. & Zapata-Barrero, R. (2023). Governing diversity in the multilevel European public space. Ethnicities, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/14687968231158381   PDF 
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, 46(8); 1658-1663, 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, 23; 775-795   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 in three languages: "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."    Catala   English   Spanish 
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, 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