This Working Paper proposes the concept of Migration Narrative Success as a cross-disciplinary tool to facilitate dialogue not only among researchers, but also between researchers and practitioners. Based on existing literature, the authors argue that narratives’ influential capacity depends on their content and framing, as well as the context in which they develop and circulate.
Though a systematic review of the literature on information campaigns targeting migrants, this Working Paper shows the different forms of information campaigns that exist, their set-up and frameworks, the actors involved, and the different types of narratives they propose.
This Working Paper provides an overview of social science literature on narratives, with a particular focus on narratives on migration (MiNa), tracing the emergence of the concept in a range of social sciences, including sociology, political science, psychology and media studies.
This Working Paper identifies five prominent transnational narratives in France and the UK that aimed to justify restrictions towards immigrants from the Global South, from the 1960s to the mid-1980s, when both countries turned to restrictive policies structurally.