Journal Workers of the World
The international journal on labour history Workers of the World has entered a new partnership with Cornell University, USA.
Workers of the World is the journal of the International Association Strikes and Social Conflicts, which gathers more than three dozen academic institutions from Europe, Africa, North and South America.The IASSC aims to promote and disseminate studies on labour and social conflicts in an interdisciplinary, global, long-term historical and non-Eurocentric perspective.
The journal intends to move away from traditional forms of methodological nationalism and conjectural studies, adopting an explicitly critical and interdisciplinary perspective. Therefore, it will publish empirical research and theoretical discussions that address strikes and social conflicts in an innovative and rigorous manner. It will also promote dialogue between scholars from different fields and different countries and disseminate analyses on different social and cultural realities, to give visibility and centrality to this theme.
The Association organizes conferences every two years at different locations, keeps up a website that serves for studies in this area and issues Workers of the World. International Journal on Strikes and Social Conflicts, a peer-reviewed academic journal in the English language. The first issue of Workers of the World was online at the end of June 2012.
Workers of the World is an academic journal with peer review published in English, for which original manuscripts may be submitted in Spanish, French, English, Italian and Portuguese. All texts are anonymously submitted to two referees, provided they meet the minimum requirements indicated in the rules for submission of contributions. The Editorial Board reserves the right not to initiate the review process of articles that do not meet these editorial and publishing rules for submission.
Amsab-ISH is participating in the journal through director of Amsab-ISH prof. dr. Geert Van Goethem, who is member of the journal's Advisory Board.