Michael Collyer

Reader in Geography at the University of Sussex

Michael Collyer is Reader in Geography. He was previously lecturer and senior lecturer at Sussex. During the 2012/13 academic year he held a Fulbright scholarship in the Department of Geography at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Selected publications

Article

Collyer, Michael and King, Russell (2015) Producing transnational space: international migration and the extra-territorial reach of state power. Progress in Human Geography, 39 (2). pp. 185-204. ISSN 0309-1325

Collyer, Michael (2012) Migrants as strategic actors in the EU’s global approach to migration and mobility. Global Networks, 12 (4). pp. 505-524. ISSN 1471-0374

Collyer, Michael and de Haas, Hein (2012) Developing Dynamic Categorisations of Transit Migration. Population, Space and Place, 18 (4). pp. 407-414. ISSN 1544-8452

Pathirage, Jagath and Collyer, Michael (2011) Capitalising social networks: Sri Lankan migrants to Italy. Ethnography, 12 (3). pp. 315-333. ISSN 1466-1381

Collyer, Michael, Düvell, Franck and de Haas, Hein (2011) Critical Approaches to Transit Migration. Population, Space and Place. ISSN 1544-8444

Collyer, Michael (2010) Stranded migrants and the fragmented journey. Journal of Refugee Studies, 23 (3). pp. 273-293. ISSN 0951-6328

Collyer, Michael, Cherti, Myriam, Lacroix, Thomas and van Heelsum, Anja (2009) Migration and Development: The Euro-Moroccan Experience. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 35 (10). pp. 1555-1570. ISSN 1369-183X

Collyer, Michael (2008) The reinvention of political community in a transnational setting: framing the Kabyle citizens’ movement. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 31 (4). pp. 687-707. ISSN 0141-9870

Collyer, Michael (2007) In-between places: trans-Saharan transit migrants in Morocco and the fragmented journey to Europe. Antipode, 39 (4). pp. 668-690. ISSN 0066-4812

Collyer, Michael (2006) Transnational political participation of Algerian migrants: a civil society abroad? Political Geography, 25 (7). pp. 836-849. ISSN 0962-6298

Collyer, Michael (2006) Migrants, migration and the security paradigm: constraints and opportunities. Mediterranean Politics, 11 (2). pp. 255-270. ISSN 1362-9395

Baily, John and Collyer, Michael (2006) Introduction: Music and Migration. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 32 (2). pp. 167-182.

Collyer, Michael (2005) The search for solutions: achievements and challenges. Journal of Refugee Studies, 18 (3). pp. 247-257. ISSN 0951-6328

Collyer, Michael (2005) When do social networks fail to explain migration? Accounting for the movement of Algerian asylum seeks to the UK. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 31 (4). pp. 699-718. ISSN 1369-183X

Collyer, Michael (2005) Secret agents: anarchists, Islamists and politically active refugees in London. Ethnic and Racial Studies, 28 (2). pp. 278-303. ISSN 0141-9870

Book

King, Russell, Black, Richard, Collyer, Michael, Fielding, Anthony and Skeldon, Ronald (2010) The Atlas of Human Migration: Global Patterns of People on the Move. Earthscan, London. ISBN 978-1849711500

Book Section

King, Russell and Collyer, Michael (2015) The migration and development framework and its links to integration. In:Penninx, R (ed.) Integration of migrants into what? A state of the art of integration processes and policies in Europe. Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam. (Submitted)

Collyer, Michael (2008) Emigration, immigration, and transit in the Maghreb: externalization od the EU policy? In: Zoubir, Yahia and Amirah-Fernandez, Haizam (eds.) North Africa: politics, region and the limits of transformation. Routledge, pp. 159-178. ISBN 9780415429207

Collyer, Michael (2006) Undocumented sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco. In: Nyberg Sorensen, Ninna (ed.) Mediterranean transit migration. Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen, pp. 129-146. ISBN 8776051412

Reports and working papers

Collyer, Michael, Binaisa, Naluwembe, Qureshi, Kaveri, McLean Hilker, Lyndsay, Oeppen, Ceri, Vullnetari, Julie and Zeitlyn, Benjamin (2011) The impact of overseas conflict on UK communities. Project Report. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, York.

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