Fall 2020 (34.3)

| October 2020
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The editors are pleased to present a Special Issue of Ethics & International Affairs to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the founding of the United Nations. At the core of this issue is  a collection of essays organized and guest-edited by Margaret P. Karns called “The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Looking Back to Look Forward.” The collection contains contributions from David Malone and Adam Day; Ellen J. RavndalRamesh Thakur; Susanna P. CampbellDevaki JainBertrand RamcharanMaria Ivanova; Karns, Kirsten Haack, and Jean-Pierre Murray; and Sophie Harman. Additionally, the issue includes an article by Jack McDonald on information, privacy, and just war theory and an essay by Anthony F. Lang, Jr. on constructing universal values.  It also contains a review essay by Sarah C. Goff on freedom and justice in trade governance, and book reviews by Michael Blake, Elizabeth Kahn, Jamie Mayerfeld, and John Williams.

 

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ESSAY

Constructing Universal Values? A Practical Approach
Anthony F. Lang

 

SPECIAL ISSUE: THE UNITED NATIONS AT SEVENTY-FIVE: LOOKING BACK TO LOOK FORWARD

Introduction: Looking Back to Look Forward
Margaret P. Karns

Taking Measure of the UN’s Legacy at Seventy-Five
David M. Malone and Adam Day

A Guardian of the UN Charter: The UN Secretary-General at Seventy-Five
Ellen J. Ravndal 

The United Nations and the North-South Partnership: Connecting the Past to the Future
Ramesh Thakur

UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding: Progress and Paradox in Local Ownership
Susanna P. Campbell 

Human Rights in the Seventy-Fifth Year of the UN
Bertrand Ramcharan

Fighting Fire with a Thermometer? Environmental Efforts of the United Nations
Maria Ivanova

Where the UN has Failed to Live Up to its Mission: Looking Back to Look Forward
Devaki Jain 

Where are the Women in the United Nations Now?
Kirsten Haack, Margaret P. Karns and Jean-Pierre Murray

COVID-19, the UN, and Dispersed Global Health Security
Sophie Harman

 

FEATURE

Information, Privacy, and Just War Theory   
Jack McDonald 

 

REVIEW ESSAY

Freedom and Justice in Trade Governance
Sarah C. Goff

 

REVIEWS

Why Nationalism
Yael Tamir
Review by Michael Blake

Global Poverty, Injustice and Resistance
Gwilym David Blunt
Review by Elizabeth Kahn

Structural Injustice: Power, Advantage, and Human Rights
Madison Powers and Ruth Faden
Review by Jamie Mayerfeld

Surrogate Warfare: The Transformation of War in the Twenty-First Century
Andreas Krieg and Jean-Marc Rickli
Review by John Williams

Briefly Noted: Human Rights and Participatory Politics in Southeast Asia

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