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Alternative Political Economies: Unmaking Global Capitalism

2022-02-17

This Call For Papers invites submissions that critically interrogate and propose transformative agendas for change. Contributors are encouraged to envision alternative political economies in the unmaking of global capitalism. Topics may include, but are not limited to: socialist politics; nationalism and internationalism; employment and social protection policies; ownership and production relations; state theory and practice; labour and social movements; new left regroupment; just transition and building back better initiatives. Additional topics may include but are not limited to: income transfers and pre/redistributive policies; the future of work; parties and political representation; global governance; imperialism and neocolonialism.

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