Work Organisation, Labour & Globalisation

WOLG Front Matter

Work Organisation, Labour & Globalisation

This journal aims to bring together insights from political economy, the sociology of work, organisational theory, economic geography, development studies, industrial relations, comparative social policy, communications studies, technology policy and gender studies, to create a single authoritative source of information on the new global division of labour, combining theoretical analysis with the results of empirical research in a way that is accessible both to the research community and to policy makers.

Print ISSN: 1745-641X
Online ISSN: 1745-6428

WOLG Community & Membership

Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation is more than just a journal. It has evolved into an extended global community of scholars interested in developing a dialogue about the changing nature of work and labour organisation that crosses disciplinary and national boundaries. Going open access and making all our articles free to read has more than tripled our readership and greatly increased this community. We receive positive feedback from many quarters. Policy makers tell us that they value the way WOLG makes them aware of new developments in the world of work. PhD students and early career researchers working in new or interdisciplinary fields say our articles help them to identifying the key authors and issues and more established scholars rely on us as a way of staying in touch with rapidly changing debates. We are also praised for helping to bridge the ‘North-South divide in academia’.

Help keep Work Organisation, Labour and Globalisation Open Access. Become a supporting member and join our WOLG community. We are strongly committed to making our content available free of charge but unfortunately it does cost money to publish a journal. Although our editors and peer reviewers volunteer their time, we still have to pay for a range of services from software licenses to professional copy editing. By becoming a supporting member, you can not only help sustain the journal but also play an active role in the WOLG community, gaining advance notification of future issues, free participation in online webinars and other benefits. There are three levels of membership to select from below.

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Individual membership lower fee is for students, pensioners or workers or low-waged workers.
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WOLG Membership benefits 
  • The table of contents for each latest issue with links to articles, book reviews, or books in brief.
  • Mailings with news, calls for papers for special issues, notifications of events including webinars and conferences.
  • Online webinars. 
  • A special 40% discount on selected Pluto Books every quarter, including its backlist.