Most migration, both internal and international, is to cities. Arrival neighbourhoods continue to play a central role in processes of migrant integration – but migration to rural and suburban areas is a key feature of our age too. Consequently, local government plays an increasingly important role in managing diversity and integration.



The COMPAS Approach

Ben Gidley, Rob McNeil and Emma Newcombe

EUMIA: Researching Functioning Policy Practices in Local Integration in Europe: A Conceptual and Methodological Discussion Paper

Ben Gidley, Ole Jensen, Irene Ponzo, Emanuela Roman, Francesco Tarantino, Ferruccio Pastore

AMICALL: Final Evaluation Report

Marjorie Mayo, Alison Rooke

AMICALL: Final Transnational Report

Ben Gidley, Elizabeth Collett

AMICALL: Country Context Paper – UK

Ben Gidley and Hiranthi Jayaweera

Journal Articles

Working Papers

Other Publications


Action for Inclusion in Europe

Sarah Spencer, Ben Gidley, Caroline Oliver, Jonathan Price, Emma Newcombe and Nathan Grassi | December 2014 - June 2016

An Evidence Base on Migration and Integration in London

Ben Gidley and Hiranthi Jayaweera | 2009

Attitudes to Migrants, Communication and Local Leadership (AMICALL)

Ben Gidley, Sarah Spencer, Michael Keith and Vanessa Hughes | 2011 – 2012

Begging, Work and Citizenship

Bridget Anderson, Jonathan Price and Sarah Walker | May 2015 - April 2016

Diversity, Integration and the Economy

Alessio Cangiano | April 2005 – March 2008

European Migrant Integration Academy (EU-MIA)

Ben Gidley, Ole Jensen and Ida Persson | October 2012 – March 2014

European network of cities for local integration policies for migrants (CLIP)

Sarah Spencer, Alessio Cangiano and Isabel Shutes | 2007 – 2009

Kenyan Pentecostals between ‘Home’, London, and the Kingdom of God

Leslie Fesenmyer | December 2013 – December 2016

Migration Services in Wales

Jonathan Price, Sarah Spencer, Carlos Vargas-Silva and Yvonni Markaki | January 2015 – March 2017

Muslims and Community Cohesion in Britain

Hiranthi Jayaweera and Sarah Spencer | June 2005 – June 2007

Risk Cultures in China: An Economic Sociology?

Michael Keith | 2006 – 2009

Service Provision to Irregular Migrants in Europe

Sarah Spencer and Vanessa Hughes | 2012 – 2015

Servicing Super-Diversity: ESRC IAA Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Mette Louise Berg | October 2014 – March 2015

UPSTREAM: Developing Effective Strategies for the Mainstreaming of Integration Governance

Ben Gidley and Ole Jensen | January 2014 – September 2015

Urban Transformations Coordination

Michael Keith, Nicola Headlam, Peter Grant, Igor Calzada, Andreza de Souza Santos, Nicholas Simcik Arese, Emma Newcombe, Mikal Mast and Nathan Grassi | 2015 - 2019

Urbanization from Below

Bridget Anderson | 2013 – 2016

Welfare, neighbourhood and new geographies of diversity

Mette Louise Berg, Ben Gidley, Caroline Oliver and Hiranthi Jayaweera | May 2013 – December 2014