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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

Do Labour Rights Matter for Export? A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of Pineapple Trade to the EU
Annelien Gansemans , Deborah Martens , Marijke D’Haese and Jan Orbie
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
The Bangladesh Sustainability Compact: An Effective Tool for Promoting Workers’ Rights?
Jeffrey S. Vogt
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
Advancing Respect for Labour Rights Globally through Public Procurement
Olga Martin-Ortega and Claire Methven O'Brien
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
A Supply Chain Approach to Trade and Labor Provisions
Kevin Kolben
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
Dispute Settlement for Labour Provisions in EU Free Trade Agreements: Rethinking Current Approaches
Axel Marx , Franz Ebert and Nicolas Hachez
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
Civil Society Activism under US Free Trade Agreements: The Effects of Actorness on Decent Work
Myriam Oehri
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
The International Labour Standards Debate in the Brazilian Labour Movement: Engagement with Mercosur and Opposition to the Free Trade Area of the Americas
Marieke Riethof
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
Where Symbolism Prospers: An Analysis of the Impact on Enabling Rights of Labour Standards Provisions in Trade Agreements with South Korea
Gerda Van Roozendaal
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
The Impact of Labour Rights Commitments in EU Trade Agreements: The Case of Peru
Jan Orbie , Lore Van den Putte and Deborah Martens
Article | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
Labour Standards and Trade: In Search of Impact and Alternative Instruments
Jan Orbie and Gerda Van Roozendaal
Editorial | Politics and Governance | Publication date: 14 December 2017
‘A Peaceful Path to’ Healthy Bodies: The Biopolitics of Ebenezer Howard’s Garden City
Samuel Martin Clevenger and David Lawrence Andrews
Commentary | Urban Planning | Publication date: 12 December 2017
Suburban Innovations
Pierre Filion
Commentary | Urban Planning | Publication date: 11 December 2017
Plowshares or Swords? Fostering Common Ground Across Difference
Karen Trapenberg Frick
Commentary | Urban Planning | Publication date: 31 October 2017
Maximizing Green Infrastructure in a Philadelphia Neighborhood
Kate Zidar , Timothy A. Bartrand , Charles H. Loomis , Chariss A. McAfee , Juliet M. Geldi , Gavin J. Rigall and Franco Montalto
Article | Urban Planning | Publication date: 31 October 2017
Evolving the Evolving: Territory, Place and Rewilding in the California Delta
Brett Milligan and Alejo Kraus-Polk
Article | Urban Planning | Publication date: 27 October 2017