Asian and Pacific Migration Journal is published in association with the Scalabrini Migration Center (SMC) in the Philippines and covers migration within and from Asia and the Pacific. The majority of articles are written by authors based in the region. The journal does not have a specific disciplinary orientation but often engages with other thematic fields such as labour relations, gender studies, and education. SMC is one of the migration study centers of the Scalabrinians, a Catholic community devoted to care for migrants and the study of migration.
How established is it?
Asian and Pacific Migration Journal is 31 years old (launched in 1992) and is published by Sage. The journal publishes about 20 articles per year. It is included in 4 of the databases used for compiling the PRIO Guide to Migration Journals (Google Scholar Metrics, Scimago Journal Ranks, Scopus, and Web of Science Core Collection).
How much are the articles cited?
The proportion of articles in Asian and Pacific Migration Journal that are cited at least once within a few years of publication is about average for journals included in the guide. The average number of citations to each article is lower than average. See Scimago for additional information on citations.
What are the options for open access?
Asian and Pacific Migration Journal has a hybrid publication model, meaning that only subscribers have access to all articles, but that individual articles can be made open access on the basis of paying a fee. The journal does not have a Sherpa Romeo page that displays the conditions for sharing the accepted manuscript online (Green Open Access), so that would have to be found out from the publisher.
How long are the articles?
Asian and Pacific Migration Journal invites articles of 7000 to 8000 words. For more information about submissions and access to past articles, see the journal's web site.