Journal of Global Political Economy

Journal of Global Political Economy


Article submissions are now being accepted for COMPETITION AND CHANGE: THE JOURNAL OF GLOBAL POLITICAL ECONOMY, a new journal that examines the changing nature of business organization in a highly competitive global economy. The journal draws on recent scholarship in business economics, political economy, organizational sociology, economic geography, international relations and developmental studies to explore the interplay of economic, political, and social forces contributing to global integration and regional fragmentation.


Samir Amin, Forum du Tiers Monde, Bureau Africain, Dakar, Senegal
Alice H. Amsden, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Robert Boyer, CEPREMAP, France
Martin Carnoy, Stanford University, USA
Manuel Castells, University of California at Berkeley,
USA, and Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
Edward K.Y. Chen, University of Hong Kong
Peter Dicken, University of Manchester, Britain
Yves Doz, INSEAD, France
Gary Gereffi, Duke University, USA
Anthony Giddens, University of Cambridge, UK
Gary Hamilton, University of Washington, USA
Domenico Mario Nuti, University of Rome
(La Sapienza), Italy, and London Business School, UK
Pang Eng Fong, National University of Singapore
Michael E. Porter, Harvard University, USA
Saskia Sassen, Columbia University, USA
Allen Scott, University of California at Los Angeles, USA
Kyoko Sheridan, University of Adelaide, Australia
Barbara Stallings, U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, Chile
Ivan Szelenyi, University of California at Los Angeles, USA, and Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Robert Wade, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, UK
Richard Whitley, Manchester Business School, UK


- To promote an understanding of the evolving processes of global competition, and their impact on the changing organizational structure of businesses and economies.

- To understand more comprehensively the interplay of globalizing and localizing forces in the world economy, as they contribute to the geographic extension of business and the intensification of uneven development.

- To create an understanding of the interrelationships between the dynamics of global competition and the social, economic, political, and environmental conditions throughout the world.

- To discuss matters of business strategy and its relation to political initiatives at the regional, national, and local levels.

- To explore the geo-political implications of economic transformation as a global phenomenon.

The journal will feature articles on such topics as commodity chains and the changing international division of labour; the emergence and impact of international regulatory frameworks; national and regional economic policy; labour conditions and standards; the local impacts of global competition; organizational and technological innovation; the role of corporate and national cultures; geo-politics of economic transformation; dynamics of economic and business organizations; the future of the manufacturing industry; globalization and the future of the nation-state.


Contributions to the journal are now sought. Papers from authors based in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa should be sent to Richard Appelbaum. Those from authors based in Europe, Asia, and Australasia should be sent to Jeffrey Henderson. For full information regarding submissions, please contact either co-editor.


Richard P. Appelbaum
Center for Global Studies
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93103  USA
tel: (805) 893-7230
fax: (805) 893-2790

Jeffrey Henderson
Manchester Business School
Booth Street West
Manchester M15 6PB  UK
tel: (061) 275-6470
fax: (061) 275-7732

Sender: Pan-Africa Discussion List 
From: Stephen Isabirye 
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 1994 11:39:24 -0600
From: (Rich Appelbaum)
Subject: announcement of new journal

Editor: Ali B. Ali-Dinar
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