Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


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Cogitatio is a publisher founded in 2014 with the aim of promoting open-access divulgation of scientific knowledge. We believe that open-source knowledge generates something more valuable, benefiting researchers, policy-makers and society in general.


Latest Publications

Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Fight Against Human Trafficking
Christina Bain
Commentary | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
Identifying Victims of Human Trafficking at Hotspots by Focusing on People Smuggled to Europe
Matilde Ventrella
Article | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
Child Labor Trafficking in the United States: A Hidden Crime
Katherine Kaufka Walts
Article | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
International Human Trafficking: Measuring Clandestinity by the Structural Equation Approach
Alexandra Rudolph and Friedrich Schneider
Article | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
Trafficking and Syrian Refugee Smuggling: Evidence from the Balkan Route
Danilo Mandic
Article | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
The UK’s Modern Slavery Legislation: An Early Assessment of Progress
Gary Craig
Article | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
Freedom, Commerce, Bodies, Harm: The Case of Backpage.com
Elizabeth Swanson
Article | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
Perspectives on Human Trafficking and Modern Forms of Slavery
Siddharth Kara
Editorial | Social Inclusion | Publication date: 23 June 2017
Crises, Rumours and Reposts: Journalists’ Social Media Content Gathering and Verification Practices in Breaking News Situations
Klas Backholm , Julian Ausserhofer , Elsebeth Frey , Anna Grøndahl Larsen , Harald Hornmoen , Joachim Högväg and Gudrun Reimerth
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 19 May 2017
Governing Disasters: Embracing Human Rights in a Multi-Level, Multi-Duty Bearer, Disaster Governance Landscape
Lottie Lane and Marlies Hesselman
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 12 May 2017
Why the United States Supports International Enforcement for Some Treaties but not for Others
Jon Hovi and Tora Skodvin
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 10 May 2017
A Historical Analysis of Media Practices and Technologies in Protest Movements: A Review of Crisis and Critique by Anne Kaun
Anne Laajalahti
Book Review | Media and Communication | Publication date: 10 May 2017
Political Participation and Power Relations in Egypt: The Scope of Newspapers and Social Network Sites
Mostafa Shehata
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 8 May 2017
Policy Integration and Multi-Level Governance: Dealing with the Vertical Dimension of Policy Mix Designs
Michael Howlett , Joanna Vince and Pablo del Río
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 5 May 2017
Subjective Evaluation of Media Content as a Moderator of Media Effects on European Identity: Mere Exposure and the Hostile Media Phenomenon
Waqas Ejaz , Marco Bräuer and Jens Wolling
Article | Media and Communication | Publication date: 5 May 2017