Editorial Policy

The Journal is interested in considering work that includes, but is not limited to:

  • Empirical analyses, case studies, or doctrinal comparisons treating common labor, employment, or social security issues in two or more countries.
  • Treatment of theoretical, methodological, or historical issues in comparative labor law or comparative employment and social policy.
  • Scholarship on mixed systems of law or of supranational legal regulation.
  • Analysis of legislative, administrative, or judicial developments in a single country that has transnational implications or that relate to potential international trends.
  • Discussion of economic, social, or cultural aspects of the portability of legal rules or policy approaches.

The Journal should wish to consider publishing not only articles, book reviews and essays, but as a means of broadening awareness and stimulating debate would also be pleased to consider:

  • Important extracts or summary conclusions of recent studies funded by foundations, governments, and international organizations, especially in advance of the appearances of the full reports.
  • Chapters from published or unpublished dissertations, Festschriften, and other specialized compendia that might not otherwise be known to the Journal 's world-wide readership.
  • Speeches, conference papers, or translations of significant works not appearing in English.
  • Detailed bibliographies on comparative issues in labor law, employment policy, or social security.