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Summer 2018 (Issue 32.2)

| June 2018

We are pleased to present the Summer 2018 issue of Ethics & International Affairs. This issue contains essays by Lea Ypi on the importance of social class in debates about migration, Jennifer L. Tobin on international investment agreements and “regulatory chill,” and Cristina Cielo and Lisset Coba on the intersection of gender and disease in extractive economies; features by Gregory M. Reichberg and Henrik Syse on the ethics of threats in international relations and Alasia Nuti on the structural injustices that characterize temporary labor migration within the EU; review essays by Cian O’Driscoll on contemporary just war thinking and Emma S. Norman on a global water ethic; and book reviews by Margaret M. deGuzman, Claire Duncanson, Amy E. Eckert, and Mary Ellen O’Connell.

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Borders of Class: Migration and Citizenship in the Capitalist State

| June 2018

In this essay, Lea Ypi defends the relevance of social class in migration debates. In contrast to both defenders and critics of freedom of movement, she argues that borders have always been (and will continue to be) open for some and closed for others.

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The Social Cost of International Investment Agreements: The Case of Cigarette Packaging

| June 2018

In this essay, Jennifer L. Tobin argues that international investment agreements impinge on states’ domestic regulatory sovereignty in unforeseen ways, and that these hidden social costs are normatively problematic.

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Extractivism, Gender, and Disease: An Intersectional Approach to Inequalities

In this essay, Cristina Cielo and Lisset Coba use the case of the refinery city of Esmeraldas, Ecuador, to show that the negative impacts of natural resource extraction exacerbate gendered disparities through the intensification and devaluation of care work.

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BOOK REVIEWS (Full text)

International Criminal Tribunals: A Normative Defense, by Larry May and Shannon Fyfe

| June 2018

Larry May and Shannon Fyfe take up a wide range of critiques that scholars and others have leveled at international criminal tribunals and argue that although most have some validity, none are fatal to the enterprise of international criminal justice.

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Gender, UN Peacebuilding, and the Politics of Space: Locating Legitimacy, by Laura J. Shepherd

| June 2018

Through rigorous and rich discourse analysis, Laura J. Shepherd interrogates not only how the UN understands peacebuilding itself but also how it understands gender, women, and civil society.

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Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21st Century, edited by Daniel R. Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll

| June 2018

This volume provides an overview of the development of just war thinking over the centuries through a series of contextualized snapshots of individuals whose work has contributed to the development of the just war tradition in some way.

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The Internationalists: How a Radical Plan to Outlaw War Remade the World, by Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro

| June 2018

In this book, Oona A. Hathaway and Scott J. Shapiro investigate the history, nature, and impact of the international legal prohibition on the use of force, focusing on the Kellogg-Briand Pact.

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