[WSMDiscuss] (Fwd) write an essay for Globalizations journal forum on Samir Amin's proposal for a 5th international

Patrick Bond pbond at mail.ngo.za
Tue Dec 4 04:43:49 CET 2018

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Subject: 	call for essays on samir amin's proposal for a 5th 
international (due dec 14)
Date: 	Mon, 3 Dec 2018 11:57:02 -0800



a /Globalizations/ forum on Samir Amin's proposal for a 5th international

Samir Amin died on August 12, 2018. In July of 2018 he published a call 
for the establishment of a global fifth international that could 
coordinate and provide support to progressive social movements.

Amin, Samir 2018_“_Letter of Intent for an Inaugural Meeting of the 
International of Workers and Peoples” IDEAs network, July 3



The Special Forum in /Globalizations /will contain short essays (from 
2000 to 4000 words.  They will be free online access on the Routledge 
website. Co-editors of the Special Forum are Barry Gills and Chris 
Chase-Dunn. The Forum will include both thosewho are friendly to the 
idea of a global political organization and those who think this is a 
bad idea. It will be a mix of positive reflections and critical ones and 
should include those that expand the thinking horizon on the issue of 
progressive world politics. Please let us know if you are willing to 
write for this as soon as possible and send your essay to 
bkeithgills at gmail.com <mailto:bkeithgills at gmail.com>and to 
chriscd at ucr.edu <mailto:chriscd at ucr.edu>no later than *Friday, December 
14, 2018*. Also, if you have suggestions of others we should invite 
please send those as well.

/Globalizations /is an interdisciplinary journal published by Routledge. 
We hope that this forum will be co-published by Globalizations, /Journal 
of World-Systems Research/, Monthly Review Press and Pambazuka News 
<https://www.pambazuka.org/> (an African ezine with a wide following 
among activists and scholars in Africa). Although initially in the 
English language, we anticipate and encourage translations.

Representatives of each of the co-publishers have been be asked to 
approve the contents of the forum and each publisher will be named in 
the front page of the forum. Each of the co-publishers will provide 
links from their own websites to the /Globalizations/ special forum and 
links from each co-publisher will be listed on the Globalizations forum 
site.  This collaboration will allow wide access to the important 
discussion of Samir Amin’s proposal for a new global political 


chris chase-dunn   邓宇歌
institute for research on world-systems
olmsted 1218
university of california-riverside
riverside, ca 92521 USA
consider using my textbook in your class:
_Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present_

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