Publications and communications of Jean-Michel Lafleur

Theses and dissertations

Doctoral thesis

Lafleur, J.-M. (2008). Political Transnationalism and the State [Doctoral thesis, IEP Paris]. ORBi-University of Liège. https://orbi.uliege.be/handle/2268/143640

Publications

Books

Written alone

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Transnational Politics and the State. The External Voting Rights of Diasporas. Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge. doi:10.4324/9780203077283

Lafleur, J.-M. (2005). Le transnationalisme politique. Pouvoir des communautés immigrées dans leurs pays d'accueil et pays d'origine. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Academia Bruylant.

Written in collaboration

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., & Fadil, N. (2018). Migratie in België in 21 vragen en antwoorden. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Marfouk, A. (2017). Pourquoi l’immigration? 21 questions que se posent les Belges sur les migrations internationales au XXIe siècle. Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium: Academia-L’Harmattan.

Direction and/or edition of collective works and journal's special issues

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (Eds.). (2020). Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 3) A Focus on Non-EU Sending States. (IMISCOE Research Series). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51237-8

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (Eds.). (2020). Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 2) Comparing Consular Services and Diaspora Policies. (IMISCOE Research Series). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51245-3

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (Eds.). (2020). Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 1) Comparing Access to Welfare Entitlements. (IMISCOE Research Series). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51241-5

Gioconda, H., Lafleur, J.-M., & Isabel, Y. D. C. (Eds.). (2018). Migraciones internacionales en Bolivia y Ecuador: crisis global, Estado y desarrollo. Quito, Ecuador: FLACSO Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (Eds.). (2017). South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4

Lafleur, J.-M. (Ed.). (2011). The Transnational Political Participation of Latino Migrants in Europe. International Migration, 49 (3), 1-189.

Martiniello, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (Eds.). (November 2008). Ethnic Minorities'Cultural Practices as Forms of Political Expression. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 34 (8), 1191-1335.

Articles in scientific journals

With peer reviewing

Caeymaex, F., Wenger, C., De Heusch, F., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2023). “Ethics Ready”? Governing Research Through Informed Consent Procedures. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 22, 160940692311657. doi:10.1177/16094069231165718

Voivozeanu, M.-A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2023). Welfare brokers and European Union migrants' access to social protection. British Journal of Sociology. doi:10.1111/1468-4446.13021

De Heusch, F., Wenger, C.-A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (02 September 2022). États et diasporas face à la mort en migration : une analyse comparée des cas sénégalais et tunisien avant et pendant la pandémie de la COVID-19. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 38 (1-2), 37-62. doi:10.4000/remi.19950

Lafleur, J.-M., & Yener-roderburg, I. Ö. (2022). Emigration and the Transnationalization of Sending States’ Welfare Regimes. Social Inclusion, 10 (1), 174 - 183. doi:10.17645/SI.V10I1.4701

Arnaut, K., Lafleur, J.-M., Fadil, N., Mandin, J., & Alloul, J. (13 May 2020). Leaving Europe: New Crises, Entrenched Inequalities and Alternative Routes of Social Mobility. Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies, 18 (3), 261-269. doi:10.1080/15562948.2020.1759751

Arrighi, J.-T., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Where and why can expatriates vote in regional elections? A comparative analysis of regional electoral practices in Europe and North America. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies. doi:10.1080/1369183X.2017.1409164

Østergaard-Nielsen, E., Ciornei, I., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Why do parties support emigrant voting rights? European Political Science Review, 11 (3), 377-394. doi:10.1017/S1755773919000171

Lafleur, J.-M., & Duchesne, J. (2018). Migration de retour, genre et remises sociales : le retour des migrantes boliviennes d’Espagne durant la crise économique. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 33 (2-3), 183-201.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Mescoli, E. (2018). Creating Undocumented EU Migrants through Welfare: A Conceptualization of Undeserving and Precarious Citizenship. Sociology, 52 (3), 480-496. doi:10.1177/0038038518764615

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vivas Romero, M. (2018). Combining transnational and intersectional approaches to immigrants' social protection: The case of Andean families' access to health. Comparative Migration Studies, 6 (14). doi:10.1186/s40878-018-0073-7

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., & Nikolic, L. (2018). Report on the political participation of mobile EU citizens: Belgium. Global Citizenship Observatory, 13, 1-33.

Boccagni, P., Lafleur, J.-M., & Levitt, P. (2016). Transnational Politics as Cultural Circulation: Toward a Conceptual Understanding of Migrant Political Participation on the Move. Mobilities, 11 (3), 444-463. doi:10.1080/17450101.2014.1000023

Lafleur, J.-M. (2016). Enjeux de la représentation et de la participation politique des émigrés dans leur pays d’origine : Vers une citoyenneté politique externe ? Social Science Information Studies, 55 (4), 446-460. doi:10.1177/0539018416658153

Lafleur, J.-M. (2015). The enfranchisement of citizens abroad: variations and explanations. Democratization, 22 (5), 840-860. doi:10.1080/13510347.2014.979163

Lafleur, J.-M. (June 2013). Le vote à distance des migrants mexicains : quel impact pour la diaspora dans le champ politique du pays d'origine? Politique Américaine, 21, 143-164.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). La participation politique transnationale des Belges expatriés: Un cas d’exportation des divisions ethniques? Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 29 (2), 115-135.

Lafleur, J.-M. (June 2011). The Transnational Political Participation of Latin American and Caribbean Migrants Residing in Europe. International Migration, 49 (3), 1-9. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2435.2011.00688.x

Lafleur, J.-M., & Calderon Chelius, L. (June 2011). Assessing Emigrant Participation in Home Country Elections: The Case of Mexico’s 2006 Presidential Election. International Migration, 49 (3), 99-124. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2435.2010.00682.x

Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (2010). Si se puede! Music, musicians and Latino Vote at the 2008 US Presidential Election. Migrações, (7), 213-229.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (2010). Musica, musicos e o voto latino na eleiçao presidencial americana del 2008. Migrações, (7), 229-247.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2009). L'extension des droits politiques aux citoyens vivant à l'extérieur du territoire national à l'ère de la migration transnationale. EUI Working Papers, (28), 1-21.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2005). « ¿Bienvenidos a Miami ? ». La politique cubaine américaine de 1959 à 2004. Revue Européenne des Migrations Internationales, 21 (3), 149-177.

Without peer reviewing

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stangherlin, G. (2016). Les Nouveaux Liégeois. Migrations et Transformations Urbaines. Dérivations: pour le Débat Urbain, (3), 194-203.

Bousetta, H., Lafleur, J.-M., & Martiniello, M. (2016). Permanence de l'utilitarisme. Politique : Revue Belge d'Analyse et de Débat, 94 (mars-avril2016), 28-31.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2010). External Voting and Voter Turnout: A Discussion on Migrants Decisions to Register and Vote in Home Country Elections. CEDEM Working Paper Series.

Chapters in collective works (including proceedings published in collective works)

With peer reviewing

Mescoli, E., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2023). Introduction: Newcomers Navigating the Welfare State. In H. Vandermeerschen, E. Mescoli, J.-M. Lafleur, ... P. De Cuyper, Newcomers Navigating the Welfare State Experiences of Immigrants and Street-Level Bureaucrats with Belgium’s Social Assistance System (pp. 7-15). Leuven, Belgium: Leuven University Press.

Arrighi, J.-T., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2020). Diaspora Policies, Consular Services and Social Protection for French Citizens Abroad. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 2)comparing Consular Services and Diaspora Policies (pp. 193-206). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51245-3_11

Caldarini, C., & Lafleur, J.-M. (Crit. Ed.). (2020). Diaspora Policies and Social Protection in Italy. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Migration and social protection in Europe and beyond: comparing consular services and diaspora policies (Volume 2). Springer.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (2020). Do EU Member States Care About their Diasporas’ Access to Social Protection? A Comparison of Consular and Diaspora Policies across EU27. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 2): Comparing Consular Services and Diaspora Policies (IMISCOE Research Series, pp. 1-31). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51245-3_1

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2020). The Immigration-Emigration Nexus in Non-EU Sending States: A Focus on Welfare Entitlements, Consular Services, and Diaspora Policies. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, M Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 3): A Focus on Non-EU Sending States (IMISCOE Research Series, pp. 1-39). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51237-8_1

Vintila, C.-D., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2020). Migration and Access to Welfare Benefits in the EU: The Interplay between Residence and Nationality. In J.-M. Lafleur & C.-D. Vintila, Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond (Volume 1): Comparing Access to Welfare Entitlements (IMISCOE Research Series, pp. 1-32). Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-51241-5_1

Lafleur, J.-M. (2019). Migration and State Concerns about the Emigration & Welfare of their Citizens. In C. Inglis, B. Khadria, ... W. Li, Sage Handbook of International Migration (pp. 575-591). Thousand Oaks, United States - California: Sage.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2018). Southern European Migration Towards Northern Europe. In IEMed, IEMed Mediterranean Yearbook 2018 (pp. 325-328). Barcelona, Spain: IEMED.

Bousetta, H., Lafleur, J.-M., & Stangherlin, G. (2018). Ville multi-inter-culturelle ? Discours, pratiques, réalités. In R. Brahy, E. Dumont, P. Fontaine, ... C. Ruelle, Regards sur la ville. Echanges et réflexions à partir de Liège (pp. 69-89). Liège, Belgium: Presses Universitaires de Liège.

Herrera, G., Lafleur, J.-M., & Yépez del Castillo, I. (2018). Introducción: Migraciones andinas, desarrollo y transformación social. In G. Herrera, J.-M. Lafleur, ... I. Yépez del Castillo (Eds.), Migraciones internacionales en Bolivia y Ecuador: crisis global, Estado y desarrollo (pp. 1-22). Quito, Ecuador: Flacso Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Representación y participación política de población migrante en sus países de origen: ¿hacia una ciudadanía política exterior? In J.-M. Lafleur, I. Yépez del Castillo, ... G. Herrera (Ed.), Migraciones internacionales en Bolivia y Ecuador: crisis global, Estado y desarrollo (pp. 61-81). Quito, Ecuador: Flacso Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2018). Migration sud-européenne vers l’Europe du Nord. In IEMED, Annuaire IEMed de la Méditerranée 2018 (pp. 352-355). Barcelone, Spain: IEMED.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2017). Restrictions on Access to Social Protection by New Southern European Migrants in Belgium. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 99-121). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_7

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2017). Lessons from the South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 215-224). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_12

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2017). EU Migration and the Economic Crisis: Concepts and Issues. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 1-14). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_1

Lafleur, J.-M., Stanek, M., & Veira, A. (2017). South-North Labour Migration Within the Crisis-Affected European Union: New Patterns, New Contexts and New Challenges. In J.-M. Lafleur & M. Stanek, South-North Migration of EU Citizens in Times of Crisis (pp. 193-214). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39763-4_11

Stanek, M., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2017). Emigración de españoles en la UE: pautas, implicaciones y retos futuros. In Sánchez-Montijano, J. Arrango (Ed.), R. Mahia (Ed.), ... D. Moya Malapeira (Ed.), La inmigración en el ojo del huracán (pp. 180-205). Barcelone, Spain: CIDOB.

Hinojosa Gordonava, A., Domenech, E., & Lafleur, J.-M. (2016). The external voting right of Bolivians abroad: What role for emigrants in regime transformation in their homeland? In G. Emmerich & V. Alarcon Olguin, Sufragio Transnacional y Extraterritorial Experiencias Comparadas (pp. 115-131). Mexico, Mexico: Insituto Interamericano de Derechos Humanos.

Barbulescu, R., Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (2015). Intra-European Mobility: Patterns of Immigration Flows and Policies. In P. Europa, Western Europe 2016 (pp. 35-39). Abingdon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Lafleur, J.-M., Ledo, C., & Yepez, I. (2015). El impacto de las migraciones cochabambinas en el marco de las transformaciones globales de las migraciones. In C. Solé, S. Parella, ... A. Petroff (Eds.), Las migraciones bolivianas en la encrucijada interdisciplinar: evolución, cambios y tendencias (pp. 30-54). Barcelona, Spain: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

Lafleur, J.-M., Martiniello, M., & Rea, A. (2015). Une brève histoire migratoire de la Belgique. In G. Simon (Ed.), Dictionnaire des migrations internationales (pp. 24-29). Paris, France: Armand Colin.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Yépez del Castillo, I. (2014). Transnacionalismo y circulación migratoria: dos visiones para repensar el vínculo entre migración y desarrollo. In G. Herrera, El vínculo entre migración y desarrollo a debate Miradas desde Ecuadory América Latina (pp. 71-94). Flacso Ecuador.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Regime change in Mexico and the transformation of state-diaspora relations. In M. Collyer (Ed.), Policies and Ideologies of Emigrant Engagement. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave.

Without peer reviewing

Lafleur, J.-M., & Marfouk, A. (2018). "Les immigrés profitent plus de notre système social qu'ils n'y contribuent". In Le Forum - Bruxelles contres les inégalités, Pauvrophobie. Petite encyclopédie des idées reçues sur la pauvreté (pp. 199-201). Bruxelles, Belgium: Luc Pirre.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2012). Introducción: Transnacionalismo, diáspora y voto en el exterior. In J.-M. Lafleur (Ed.), Diáspora y voto en el exterior. La participación política de los emigrantes bolivianos en las elecciones de su país de origen (pp. 15-38). Barcelona, Spain: CIDOB.

Reports

Research reports

Lafleur, J.-M., & Vintila, C.-D. (2020). Consular Assistance for Citizens in Distress: A Comparison of National Policies of EU Member States, Switzerland and the UK. ULiège - Université de Liège.

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., Devriendt, T. (Other coll.), Kervyn, E. (Other coll.), Leclipteur, L. (Other coll.), Van Roeyen, P. (Other coll.), & Verniers, E. (Other coll.). (2019). A common home. Migration and development in Belgium. Caritas International.

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., Kervyn, E. (Other coll.), Leclipteur, L. (Other coll.), Van Roeyen, P. (Other coll.), Verniers, E. (Other coll.), & Devriendt, T. (Other coll.). (2019). Ons gemeenschappelijk huis. Migratie en ontwikkeling in België. Caritas International.

Lafleur, J.-M., Marfouk, A., Verniers, E. (Other coll.), Devriendt, T. (Other coll.), Kervyn, E. (Other coll.), Leclipteur, L. (Other coll.), & Van Roeyen, P. (Other coll.). (2019). Penser une maison commune. Migration et développement en Belgique. Caritas International.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2013). Access to Electoral Rights Belgium. (RSCAS/EUDO-CIT-ER 2013/4). Florence, Italy: European University Institute.

Learning materials

Legast, E., Matagne, G., Kéfer, F., Dohet, J., Lafleur, J.-M., Evraud, M., Brouwez, C., & Wiliquet, C. (2019). Protection Sociale: droit acquis? (Eclosio). Liège, Belgium: Eclosio.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2016). Les migrants comme acteurs de développement: Réalité, illusions, instrumentalisation. SOS Faim.

Unpublished communications

Scientific congresses and symposiums with international audience

On request

Lafleur, J.-M. (02 March 2021). Immigrants’ Access to Welfare across EU27: Comparative Insights from the ERC-funded project MiTSoPro [Paper presentation]. Jean-Michel LAFLEUR, Brussels, Belgium.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Migration & the Transnationalization of Social Protection [Paper presentation]. GRITIM Research Seminar, Barcelona, Spain.

Lafleur, J.-M. (26 May 2011). Exporting Ethnic Divisions? The Political Participation of Belgian Citizens Abroad [Paper presentation]. IMISCOE Conference on "Migrants and External Voting in the EU: New Prospects and Challenges for Research and Policy-making", Academia Belgica, Rome, Italy.

On personal proposal

Lafleur, J.-M., Vintila, C.-D., & Konstantinidou, A. (01 December 2017). Migration and Transnational Social Protection in (post) crisis Europe- Presentation of the MiTSoPro Project [Paper presentation]. MiTSoPro Project Workshop.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Mescoli, E. (September 2016). Creating undocumented EU migrants through welfare: The case of Belgium [Paper presentation]. 2016 APSA Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Philadelphia, United States - Pennsylvania.

Mescoli, E., & Lafleur, J.-M. (June 2016). Welfare and the creation of Undocumented EU migrants in Belgium [Paper presentation]. 13TH IMISCOE ANNUAL CONFERENCE.

Lafleur, J.-M. (26 September 2013). London or New York? Mobility Options of Young Belgians in Times of Crises [Paper presentation]. IMISCOE Annual conference: "Crisis and Migration – Perceptions, Challenges and Consequences", Malmö, Sweden.

Scientific conferences in universities or research centers

Vintila, C.-D., Lafleur, J.-M., Konstantinidou, A., Mandin, J., Stanek, M., Wenger, C.-A., Yener-Roderburg, I., & De Heusch, F. (24 June 2020). Protecting the diaspora? COVID 19 and the emergency policy measures of European countries for their citizens abroad [Paper presentation]. UNIC Lecture Series Migration and Corona.

Lafleur, J.-M. (19 September 2013). The Enfranchisement of Citizens Abroad in a Comparative Perspective [Paper presentation]. Political Rights in the Age of Globalization, St Gallen, Switzerland.

Lafleur, J.-M. (13 October 2011). Le vote à distance des migrants mexicains: Quel impact pour la diaspora dans le champ politique du pays d'origine? [Paper presentation]. Paris VIII - Conference on "Etats-Unis Mexique : la frontière au défi de la mondialisation", Paris, France.

Scientific congresses and symposiums with national audience

Lafleur, J.-M. (25 August 2018). Immigrant social protection regimes in the European Union [Paper presentation]. ECPR Annual Conference.

Lafleur, J.-M., Konstantinidou, A., & Vintila, C.-D. (June 2018). Building a database on diaspora policies and social protection [Paper presentation]. IMISCOE Annual Conference, Barcelona, Spain.

Lafleur, J.-M. (May 2018). Welfare Policies as Migration Control:

The Case of EU Migrants (keynote speech) [Paper presentation]. Once on the move, always on the move ?, Berlin, Germany.

Lafleur, J.-M. (26 April 2018). Can diasporas shape homeland health policies? [Paper presentation]. Transnational Social Citizenship in an Age of Uncertainty: Migration and Social Protection in Europe and Beyond, Germany.

Lafleur, J.-M., & Stanek, M. (29 November 2016). Analytical Challenges in the Study of South-North Intra-EU Mobility [Paper presentation]. Towards More Agile Social Statistics, Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Lafleur, J.-M. (01 October 2015). Le droit de vote à distance: Emergence d'un objet de recherche et apport au champ de la sociologie électorale [Paper presentation]. VOTING AT A DISTANCE: ELECTORS AND ELECTIONS IN A TRANSNATIONAL CONTEXT, Paris, France.

Bermudez Torres, A., & Lafleur, J.-M. (22 June 2015). Diaspora Contributions to Democratic Processes at Home: The External Vote of Andean Migrants [Paper presentation]. 13e Congrès National de l'Association Française de Science Politique, Aix-en-Provence, France.

Promotion and popularisation of research

General audience and popularisation articles

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). The left remains too often fixated on denouncing issues, without providing any creative solutionsThe left remains too often fixated on denouncing issues, without providing any creative solutions. Progressive Post, (9), p. 16-19.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Migrants’ Access to Social Protection after Trump and Brexit: What Role for Sending Societies? EULAC Newsletter, (2), p. 17-18.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). La gauche se contente trop souvent de dénoncer les problèmes, sans fournir aucune solutions créatives. Progressive Post, (9), p. 16-19.

Lafleur, J.-M. (2018). Avoir un débat raisonné sur l’immigration. Démocratie, (1), p. 13-15.