Below you will find a selection of publications that have arisen from the project already. This list will be constantly updated.


  • GEESE, Lucas, GOLDBACH, Wolfgang and SAALFELD, Thomas (2015): “Mobility and Representation: Legislators of Non-European Origin in the British House of Commons, 2001-2015”. In: Sarah Panter (ed.): Mobility and Biography. Berlin and Boston: de Gruyter Oldenbourg, 83-109 (= Jahrbuch für Europäische Geschichte/ European History Yearbook, Vol. 16, ISBN: 978-3-11-041515-5).
  • MÜGGE, Lisa. 2015. “Where gender and ethnicity intersect: How Dutch political parties recruit and select candidates”. Paper prepared for the 111th APSA conference 3-6 September 2015, San Francisco. PDF
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  • BIRD, Karen, SAALFELD, Thomas, and WÜST, Andreas. 2011. The Political Representation of Immigrants and Minorities: Voters, Parties and Parliaments in Liberal Democracies. London: Routledge.

    CINALLI, Manlio, and GIUGNI, Marco. 2013. “Political opportunities, citizenship models and political claim-making over Islam”. Ethnicities, 13 (2): 147-164.

    CINALLI, Manlio, and GIUGNI, Marco. 2011. “Institutional Opportunities, Discursive Opportunities, and the Political Participation of Migrants in European Cities”. In Laura Morales and Marco Giugni (eds.), Social Capital, Political Participation and Migration in Europe: Making Multicultural Democracy Work? New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 43-62.

    CINALLI, Manlio, and O’FLYNN, Ian. 2013. “Public Deliberation, Network Analysis and the Political Integration of Muslims in Britain”. British Journal of Politics and International Relations.

    FENNEMA, M., and TILLIE, Jean. 2008. “Social capital in multicultural societies”. In D Castiglione (Ed.), Handbook of Social Capital. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 349-370.

    FIELDHOUSE, E. and SOBOLEWSKA, Maria. 2013. “Symposium on minority representation -Introduction: Are British ethnic minorities politically under-represented?”. Parliamentary Affairs, 66(2):235-45.

    KOOMEN, M., TILLIE, J., van HEELSUM, A., and van STIPHOUT, S. 2013. “Discursive framing and the reproduction of integration in the public sphere: a comparative analysis of France, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Germany”. Ethnicities, 13(2): 191-208.

    MORALES, Laura, and GIUGNI, Marco (editors). 2011. Social Capital, Political Participation, and Migration in Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

    MORALES, Laura. 2009. Joining Political Organizations. Colchester: ECPR Press.

    RAMIRO, Luís, and MORALES, Laura. 2013. “Examining the ‘demand’ side of the market for political activism. Party and civil society grassroots activists in Spain”. Party Politics.

    SAALFELD, Thomas, and BISCHOF, Daniel. 2013. “Minority Ethnic MPs and the Substantive Representation of Minority Interests in the House of Commons, 2005-2011”. Parliamentary Affairs, 66(2): 305-328.

    SAALFELD, Thomas. 2010. “Parliamentary Questions as Instruments of Substantive Representation: Visible Minorities in the UK House of Commons, 2005-2010”. Journal of Legislative Studies, 17(3): 271-289.

    SOBOLEWSKA, Maria. 2013. “Party strategies, political opportunity structure and the descriptive representation of ethnic minorities in Britain”. West European Politics,  36( 3) :615-33.

    TILLIE, Jean, van STIPHOUT, S., and FENNEMA, M. 2013. “The working of multicultural democracy: attitudes towards immigrants in 25 European countries”. In S.I. Keil & O.W. Gabriel (Eds.), Society and democracy in Europe. London: Routledge: 185-200.