Winter 2020 (34.4)

The editors of Ethics & International Affairs are pleased to present the Winter 2020 issue of the journal! The highlight of this issue is a roundtable organized by Kai He,   T. V. Paul, and Anders Wivel on international institutions and peaceful change. The roundtable contains contributions from David A. Lake; Anders Wivel and T. V. Paul; Kai He and Huiyun Feng; Toni Erskine; Trine Flockhart; and Mark Beeson. Additionally, the issue includes essays by Michael Doyle and Elie Peltz on worker visas as a complementary pathway for refugee resettlement and Ş. İlgü Özler on the United Nations and the COVID-19 pandemic. It also contains a review essay by Cian O’ Driscoll on international political theory and book reviews by Shirley Graham, Aaron McKeil, and Kelly Staples.


Finding Refuge through Employment: Worker Visas as a Complementary Pathway for Refugee Resettlement
Michael Doyle and Elie Peltz

The United Nations at Seventy-Five: Passing the COVID Test?
Ş. İlgü Özler


Introduction: International Institutions and Peaceful Change
Kai He, T. V. Paul, and Anders Wivel

Whither the Liberal International Order? Authority, Hierarchy, and Institutional Change
David A. Lake

Soft Balancing, Institutions, and Peaceful Change
Anders Wivel and T. V. Paul

International Institutions, Institutional Balancing, and Peaceful Order Transition
Kai He and Huiyun Feng

Intergovernmental Organizations and the Possibility of Institutional Learning: Self-Reflection and Internal Reform in the Wake of Moral Failure
Toni Erskine

The Liberal International Order and Peaceful Change: Spillover and the Importance of Values, Visions, and Passions
Trine Flockhart

The Regional Path to Peaceful Change: What the Asian and European Experiences Tell Us
Mark Beeson


International Political Theory 2020: The Worst of Times, the Best of Times
Cian O’Driscoll


The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide
Valerie M. Hudson, Donna Lee Bowen, and Perpetua Lynne Nielsen
Review by Shirley Graham

Political Theology of International Order
William Bain
Review by Aaron McKeil

Undocumented Nationals: Between Statelessness and Citizenship
Wendy Hunter
Review by Kelly Staples

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