Hellgren, Z. & Zapata-Barrero, R. (Guest editors) (2022). Discrimination and Interculturalism: exploring their intersection in different multiethnic societies, International Migration.   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. & Yalaz, E. (2020). (Special Issue)  The Practice of Qualitative Research in Migration Studies: Ethical Issues as a Methodological Challenge (co-ed. with Evren Yalaz). In Qualitative Research Journal Volume 20 Issue 3.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Yalaz, E. (2020). "Editorial", Qualitative Research Journal, Vol. 20 No. 3, pp. 265-267.   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. & Yalaz, E. (2020). "Qualitative migration research ethics: a roadmap for migration scholars"Qualitative Research Journal, Vol. 20 No. 3, pp. 269-279.   PDF 

Zapata-Barrero, R. & Faustini Torres, L. (2019). Mediterranean Migration Research: Variable Focal Length, Special Issue of Comparative Migration Studies, (co-edited with Luisa Faustini Torres).   WEB 
Zapata-Barrero, R. (2020). Editorial: “Mediterranean Thinking” for Mapping a Mediterranean Migration Research Agenda, Special Issue of Comparative Migration Studies, 8 (6).   PDF 


Zapata-Barrero, R., & Rezaei, S. (2019). Diaspora governance and transnational entrepreneurship: the rise of an emerging social global pattern in migration studies, Special Issue of Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, (co-edited with Shahamak Rezaei), 46 (10).   PDF    Introduction 
Zapata-Barrero, R., & Hellgren, Z. (2019). Harnessing the Potential of Moroccans Living Abroad through Diaspora policies? Assessing the Factors of Success and Failure of a New Structure of Opportunities for Transnational Entrepreneurs, Special Issue of Ethnic and Migration Studies, (co-edited with Zenia Hellgren), 46 (10).   PDF 

Crossings: Journal of Migration & Culture

Zapata-Barrero, R., Sievers, W., & Martiniello, M. (2017). Diversity Incorporation in the Cultural Policy Mainstream: Exploring the Main Frameworks and Approaches Bridging Cultural and Migration Studies, Special Issue of Crossings: Journal of Migration and Culture, (co-edited with Wiebke Sievers and Marco Martiniello), 8 (1).   PDF 

Ethnic and Racial Studies

Zapata-Barrero, R., Dähnke, I., & Markard, L. (Eds.). (2017). Immigrant Incorporation in Political Parties: Exploring the Diversity Gap, Special Issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies, (co-edited with Iris Dähnke and Lea Markard), 40 (5).   WEB 
A book version of this Special Issue can be found here: Zapata-Barrero, R., Dähnke, I., & Markard, L. (Eds.). (2018). Immigrant incorporation in political parties: Exploring the diversity gap. Routledge.   WEB    See publications - international books section 


International Review of Administrative Science


Zapata-Barrero, R., Caponio, T., & Scholten, P. (2017). Symposium of Theorizing 'the Local Turn' in the Governance of Immigrant Policies: A Multi-level Approach, Special Issue of International Review of Administrative Science, (co-edited with Tiziana Caponio and Peter Scholten), 83 (2); 245-250.   WEB 
French version: Zapata-Barrero, R., Caponio, T., & Scholten, P. (2017). Numéro spécial de la Revue internationale des sciences administratives, (co-édité avec Tiziana Caponio et Peter Scholten), 83 (2).   WEB 

American Behavioral Scientist

Zapata-Barrero, R. & Pécoud, A. ​(2012). New Perspectives on the Ethics of International Migration, Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist, (co-edited with A. Pécoud), 56 (9).   PDF    Table of Contents    Introduction 

Migrations and Société

Zapata-Barrero, R., and C. Wihtol de Wenden. ​(2011). Immigration en Catalogne: Politiques et Société / Immigration in Catalonia: Policies and Society, Special issue of Migrations Société, CIEMI, (co-edited with C. Whitol de Wenden), 23 (134).   PDF 


Lindekilde, L., Mouritsen, P., & Zapata-Barrero, R. (2009). The Muhammad Cartoons Controversy in Comparative Perspective, Special Issue of Ethnicities, (co-edited with L. E. Lindkilde and P. Mouritsen), 9 (3).   PDF