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Trials as Messages of Justice: What Should Be Expected of International Criminal Courts?

| December 14, 2016
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After more than a decade of work, the accomplishments of the International Criminal Court are highly contested. In this article, the authors ask, what can and should we expect from international criminal courts? How can international trial and punishment constitute a suitable response to episodes of mass violence?

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Should International Courts Use Public Reason?

| September 15, 2016
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Is public reason an appropriate ideal for international courts? Since the early 1990s various political philosophers and legal scholars have argued that supreme courts should “use public reason” or abide by an “ideal of public reason.”






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Climate Contributions and the Paris Agreement: Fairness and Equity in a Bottom-Up Architecture

| September 15, 2016
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Ethical questions of fairness, responsibility, and burden-sharing have always been central to the international politics of climate change and efforts to construct an effective intergovernmental response to this problem.






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Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post–Cold War International Order

Conflict in Ukraine: The Unwinding of the Post–Cold War International Order

| March 10, 2016
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Rajan Menon and Eugene Rumer try to make sense of the Ukraine crisis for a general audience. The book’s major contribution lies in its attempt to provide what the authors term a “first cut at explaining the context, causes, and consequences” of a crisis that is still very much underway.






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<i>EIA</i> Interview with Thomas Weiss on Global Governance

EIA Interview with Thomas Weiss on Global Governance

| January 27, 2016
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The journal is proud to feature an exclusive audio interview between Thomas Weiss, the Presidential Professor of Political Science at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center and co-author with Rorden Wilkinson of “Change and Continuity in Global Governance,” and John Tessitore, editor of Ethics & International Affairs. Weiss and Wilkinson’s article appears in the Winter 2014 issue of Ethics & International Affairs as part of a special roundtable on global governance.






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Introduction: Drivers and Change in Global Governance

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The purpose of this roundtable is to continue to push outward the boundaries of what we understand as “global governance.”






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The Rise of China: Continuity or Change in the Global Governance of Development

| December 11, 2015
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Exercising its vast material power, China is rapidly becoming a top lender in the bilateral field, and it is asserting its alternative ideas on aid funding and development cooperation.






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Voluntary Standard Setting: Drivers and Consequences

| December 11, 2015
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The voluntary consensus standard-setting system is a part of global governance most of us encounter frequently, but rarely notice. What are the drivers and consequences of changes in that system?






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