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Fall 2019 (Issue 33.3)

| September 2019

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Fall 2019 issue of the journal! This issue features a roundtable on “Economic Sanctions and Their Consequences,” with contributions from Joy Gordon, Idriss Jazairy, and Dursun Peksen. The collection considers the ethics and impact of targeted sanctions, unilateral sanctions, and asset freezes. The issue also contains an essay by Claudia Fuentes-Julio and Raslan Ibrahim on a human rights approach to conflict resolution; peer-reviewed features by Janina Dill  and Neil Renic examining, respectively, Afghan attitudes toward civilian wartime harm and the role of supererogation on the battlefield; a review essay by William Smith on the ethics of not-so-civil resistance; and book reviews by Shuk Ying Chan, Larissa Fast, Antonio Franceschet, Robert Loftis, and Yongjin Zhang.

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Book Reviews

China’s Global Identity: Considering the Responsibilities of Great Power

| September 2019

That China is a global power today is indisputable. What kind of global power China wishes to be and is becoming, however, are open-ended questions, the answers to which are deeply contentious.

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Worldmaking after Empire: The Rise and Fall of Self-Determination

| September 2019

Contemporary global justice theorists have largely neglected the transnational aspirations of the post-1945 decolonization movement, instead seeing it as solely a movement for countries to gain national political independence.

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Negotiating Peace: A Guide to the Practice, Politics, and Law of International Mediation

| September 2019

Sir Winston Churchill is often credited with the phrase “To jaw-jaw is better than to war-war.” Over the last twenty years, the desire to be part of the “jaw-jaw” has rarely been stronger.

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Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World

| September 2019

In Injustice: Political Theory for the Real World, Michael Goodhart claims that the dominant paradigm’s quest for “spotless” justice blinds scholars to the lived injustices of marginalized peoples.

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A Washington Insider Take on the Narratives

| November 2019

Are we in a moment?  Ever since Trump was elected I have been trying to sort out whether we have reached a critical turning point in U.S. relations with the world or whether this is a momentary flare up (which because we are in the moment) we are over emphasizing the importance of. 

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What We’ve Been Reading

| November 2019

Welcome to our roundup of news and current events related to ethics and international affairs! Here’s what we’ve been reading this month.

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Crafting Narratives and the 2020 Elections

| October 2019

The Project on U.S. Global Engagement has released its report, The Search for a New Narrative: Recasting American Involvement in the International System. 

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