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Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund and Global Justice: An Exchange

Norway’s Sovereign Wealth Fund and Global Justice: An Exchange

| January 2014
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Four experts respond to Chris Armstrong’s article “Sovereign Wealth Funds and Global Justice,” which appeared in the Winter 2013 issue of the journal.

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Winter 2013 (Issue 27.4)

Winter 2013 (Issue 27.4)

| January 2014
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This issue features an essay by David Scheffer on curbing corporate tax avoidance; a roundtable on the ethics of rebellion, with contributions from James Turner Johnson, John Kelsay, Nigel Biggar, and Valerie Morkevicius; feature articles by Chris Armstrong on sovereign wealth funds and global justice and Margaret Moore on rights to land, expulsions, and corrective justice; a review essay by Edward Skidelsky on money, markets, and morality; and book reviews.

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<i>Special Responsibilities: Global Problems and American Power</i> by Mlada Bukovansky, Ian Clark, Robyn Eckersley, Richard Price, Christian Reus-Smit, and Nicholas Wheeler

Special Responsibilities: Global Problems and American Power by Mlada Bukovansky, Ian Clark, Robyn Eckersley, Richard Price, Christian Reus-Smit, and Nicholas Wheeler

| January 2014
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Claims for “special responsibilities” are sometimes made to rally domestic support for some costly international action, or to exempt a great power from norms that weaker states are expected to follow.

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<i>On Complicity and Compromise</i> by Chiara Lepora and Robert E. Goodin

On Complicity and Compromise by Chiara Lepora and Robert E. Goodin

| January 2014
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Humanitarian action is regularly accused of prolonging wars or colluding with vicious regimes. But the profession has been strangely tardy in developing its operational ethics.

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<i>Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique</i> by Daniel J. Levine

Recovering International Relations: The Promise of Sustainable Critique by Daniel J. Levine

| January 2014
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Daniel Levine’s goal is to “recover” IR’s original vocation, or calling, and to reinvigorate it via the idea of “sustainable critique”—a project inspired by the work of Theodor Adorno and the Frankfurt School.

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The Touch of Midas: Money, Markets, and Morality

The Touch of Midas: Money, Markets, and Morality

| January 2014
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Money, like God, injects infinity into human desires. To love it is to embark on a journey without end. Three new books testify to money’s enduring power to fascinate and horrify.

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On Rights to Land, Expulsions, and Corrective Justice

| January 2014
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This article examines the nature of the wrongs that are inflicted on individuals and groups who have been expelled from the land that they previously occupied, and asks what they might consequently be owed as a matter of corrective justice. I argue that there are three sorts of potential wrongs involved in such expulsions: being deprived of the moral right of occupancy; being denied collective self-determination; and having one’s property rights violated.

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Sovereign Wealth Funds and Global Justice

| January 2014
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Insofar as ethical debates have begun to touch on how the assets of sovereign wealth funds should be distributed, they have tended to ask how these should be distributed internally, to citizens of the countries in question. Sovereign wealth funds are the creation of sovereigns, after all, and we might think that the first duty of a sovereign is to its people. What, though, of the claims of global justice?

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