Arbeit - Bewegung - Geschichte

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Arbeit - Bewegung - Geschichte: Zeitschrift für historische Studien 
Discipline labour history
Language German
Edited by Christa Hübner, Axel Weipert, Dietmar Lange, Ralf Hoffrogge, Monika Rank, David Bebnowski, Fabian Bennewitz, Sarah Langwald, Katja Müller, Robert Schmieder, Henrike Voigtlaender
Publication details
Publication history
Metropol Verlag (Germany)
Frequency Triannually
Standard abbreviations
Arb. Beweg. Gesch.
ISSN 2366-2387
OCLC  no. 49930935

Arbeit - Bewegung - Geschichte ("Labour - Movement - History") is a academic journal covering the history of labour and other social movements. It was established in 2002 as Jahrbuch für Forschungen zur Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung ("Yearbook on Labour History") and renamed in 2016.

Academic journal peer-reviewed periodical relating to a particular academic discipline

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published. Academic journals serve as permanent and transparent forums for the presentation, scrutiny, and discussion of research. They are usually peer-reviewed or refereed. Content typically takes the form of articles presenting original research, review articles, and book reviews. The purpose of an academic journal, according to Henry Oldenburg, is to give researchers a venue to "impart their knowledge to one another, and contribute what they can to the Grand design of improving natural knowledge, and perfecting all Philosophical Arts, and Sciences."

The labour movement or labor movement consists of two main wings, the trade union movement or labor union movement, also called trade unionism or labor unionism on the one hand, and the political labour movement on the other.

Each issue has a main section of historical essays dealing with a variety of subjects such as the history of women's liberation, social movements in general or the antifascist resistance movements in Germany and Europe. [1] Its main focus nevertheless is the history of the international labour and union movements, including organizations such as the Comintern and its member parties as well as social-democratic parties.

Essay piece of writing often written from an authors personal point of view

An essay is, generally, a piece of writing that gives the author's own argument — but the definition is vague, overlapping with those of a paper, an article, a pamphlet, and a short story. Essays have traditionally been sub-classified as formal and informal. Formal essays are characterized by "serious purpose, dignity, logical organization, length," whereas the informal essay is characterized by "the personal element, humor, graceful style, rambling structure, unconventionality or novelty of theme," etc.

The European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences lists the journal as peer reviewed. The journal is listed in the European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS).

ERIH PLUS is an index containing bibliographic information on academic journals in the humanities and social sciences. The index includes all journals that meet the following requirements: "explicit procedures for external peer review; an academic editorial board, with members affiliated with universities or other independent research organizations; a valid ISSN code, confirmed by the international ISSN register; abstracts in English and/or another international language relevant for the field for all published articles; information on author affiliations and addresses; a maximum two thirds of the authors published in the journal from the same institution".

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