Teaching Ethics & International Affairs 2008

Teaching Ethics & International Affairs 2008

A guide to the most significant articles on global ethics and justice for educators and scholars.

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GOVERNANCE AND DEMOCRACY
Recommendations for assignments if you teach courses such as...
  • States and the International System
  • Transitional Justice
  • The Politics of Climate Change

GLOBAL DEMOCRACY
TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
THE ICC
IFIs
ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
MIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
GENDER

GLOBAL SOCIAL JUSTICE
Recommendations for assignments if you teach courses such as...

  • Comparative Political Economy
  • International Economic Justice
  • Dilemmas of Development

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE
DEVELOPMENT AND AID
PUBLIC HEALTH

REGIONAL STUDIES
Recommendations for assignments if you teach courses such as...

  • U.S. Foreign Policy
  • The War in Iraq
  • African Postcolonial Politics

THE UNITED STATES
THE WAR IN IRAQ
ISLAM AND THE WEST
AFRICA

ETHICS AND THE USE OF FORCE
Recommendations for assignments if you teach courses such as...

  • The Just War Tradition
  • Sovereignty and Intervention
  • Nonstate Threats to International Security

TERRORISM/NONSTATE THREATS
PREVENTIVE/PREEMPTIVE WAR
INTERVENTION
THE JUST WAR TRADITION

THEORY AND PRACTICE
Recommendations for assignments if you teach courses such as...

  • Theories of International Relations
  • Cosmopolitanism and Citizenship
  • Human Rights and International Law

THEORY
LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS
GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE


GLOBAL DEMOCRACY
James Bohman "The Democratic Minimum: Is Democracy a Means to Global Justice?" vol. 19.1 (2005).

Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane "The Legitimacy of Global Governance Institutions," vol. 20.4 (2006).

William Smith and James Brassett "Deliberation and Global Governance: Liberal, Cosmopolitan, and Critical Perspectives," vol. 22.1 (2008).

Seyla Benhabib "On the Alleged Conflict between Democracy and International Law," vol. 19.1 (2005).

Daniel M. Weinstock "Prospects for Transnational Citizenship and Democracy," vol. 15.2 (2001).

James Turner Johnson "Is Democracy an Ethical Standard?" vol. 4 (1990).

TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
Juan E. Méndez "National Reconciliation, Transnational Justice, and the International Criminal Court," vol. 15.1 (2001); with a reply by Brad R. Roth.

Margaret Moore "The Ethics of Secession and Postinvasion Iraq," vol. 20.1 (2006).

David Little "A Different Kind of Justice: Dealing with Human Rights Violations in Transitional Societies," vol. 13 (1999).

David A. Crocker "Reckoning with Past Wrongs: A Normative Framework," vol. 13 (1999).

David A. Chandler "Will There Be a Trial for the Khmer Rouge?" vol. 14 (2000).

THE ICC
Kenneth A. Rodman "Compromising Justice: Why the Bush Administration and the NGOs Are Both Wrong about the ICC," vol. 20.1 (2006).

Adam Branch "Uganda’s Civil War and the Politics of ICC Intervention," vol. 21.2 (2007).

Juan E. Méndez "National Reconciliation, Transnational Justice, and the International Criminal Court," vol. 15.1 (2001); with a reply by Brad R. Roth.

IFIs
Ngaire Woods "Holding Intergovernmental Institutions to Account," vol. 17.1 (2003).

Kunibert Raffer "International Financial Institutions and Financial Accountability," vol. 18.2 (2004).

Steven Weber "International Organizations and the Pursuit of Justice in the World Economy,"
EIA 14 (2000); with a response by Mark W. Zacher.

Alexander W. Cappelen "The Moral Rationale for International Fiscal Law," vol. 15.1 (2001).

ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS
Tim Hayward "Human Rights Versus Emissions Rights: Climate Justice and the Equitable Distribution of Ecological Space," vol. 21.4 (2007).

Symposium on Ecological Intervention
Robyn Eckersley "Ecological Intervention: Prospects and Limits," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Mathew Humphrey "On Not Being Green about Ecological Intervention," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Simon Dalby "Ecological Intervention and Anthropocene Ethics," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Clare Palmer "Ecological Intervention in Defense of Species," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Mark Woods "Some Worries about Ecological-Humanitarian Intervention and Ecological Defense," vol. 21.3 (2007).

Stephen M. Gardiner "The Global Warming Tragedy and the Dangerous Illusion of the Kyoto Protocol," vol. 18.1 (2004); with a reply by Elizabeth R. DeSombre.

Robert E. Goodin "International Ethics and the Environmental Crisis," vol. 4 (1990).

MIGRATION AND CITIZENSHIP
Special Section: Citizenship and Equality
Will Kymlicka and Keith Banting "Immigration, Multiculturalism, and the Welfare State," vol. 20.3 (2006).
Devesh Kapur and John McHale "Should a Cosmopolitan Worry about the "Brain Drain?" vol. 20.3 (2006).
James A. Goldston "Holes in the Rights Framework: Racial Discrimination, Citizenship, and the Rights of Noncitizens," vol. 20.3 (2006).

Joseph H. Carens "Who Should Get In? The Ethics of Immigration Admissions," vol. 17.1 (2003).

Daniel M. Weinstock "Prospects for Transnational Citizenship and Democracy," vol. 15.2 (2001).

GENDER
Alison M. Jaggar "'Saving Amina': Global Justice for Women and Intercultural Dialogue," vol. 19.3 (2005).

Sara L. Zeigler and Gregory G. Gunderson "The Gendered Dimensions of Conflict's Aftermath: A Victim-Centered Approach to Compensation," vol. 20. 2 (2006).

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY
S. Prakash Sethi "Corporate Codes of Conduct and the Success of Globalization," vol. 16.1 (2002).

Morton Winston "NGO Strategies for Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility," vol. 16.1 (2002).

Rebecca DeWinter "The Anti-Sweatshop Movement: Constructing Moral Agency in the Global Apparel Industry," vol. 15.2 (2001).

Kenneth A. Rodman "'Think Globally, Punish Locally': Nonstate Actors, Multinational Corporations, and Human Rights Sanctions," vol. 12 (1998).

Thomas Donaldson "Moral Minimums for Multinationals," vol. 3 (1989).

DISTRIBUTIVE JUSTICE
Symposium: World Poverty and Human Rights
Thomas Pogge "Severe Poverty as a Violation of Negative Duties," vol. 19.1 (2005).
Mathias Risse "Do We Owe the Global Poor Assistance or Rectification?" vol. 19.1 (2005).
Alan Patten "Should We Stop Thinking About Poverty in Terms of Helping the Poor?" vol. 19.1 (2005).
Rowan Cruft "Human Rights and Positive Duties," vol. 19.1 (2005).
Norbert Anwander "Contributing and Benefiting: Two Grounds for Duties to the Victims of Injustice," vol. 19.1 (2005).
Debra Satz "What Do We Owe the Global Poor?" vol. 19.1 (2005).

Roundtable: Dealing Justly with Debt
Ann Pettifor "Resolving International Debt Crises Fairly," vol. 17.2 (2003).
Jack Boorman "Reviving Troubled Economies," vol. 17.2 (2003).
Arturo C. Porzecanski "The Constructive Role of Private Creditors," vol. 17.2 (2003).
Thomas I. Palley "Sovereign Debt Restructuring Proposals: A Comparative Look," vol. 17.2 (2003).

David Singh Grewal "Is Globalization Working?" vol. 20.2 (2006).

Ethan B. Kapstein "Models of International Economic Justice," vol. 18.2 (2004).

Debate: Global Poverty Relief
Andrew Kuper "More Than Charity: Cosmopolitan Alternatives to the "Singer Solution,"' vol. 16.1 (2002).
Peter Singer "Poverty, Facts, and Political Philosophies: Response to "More Than Charity,"' vol. 16.1 (2002).

DEVELOPMENT AND AID
Leif Wenar "Accountability in International Development Aid," vol. 20.1 (2006).

Vivien Collingwood "Assistance with Fewer Strings Attached," vol. 17.1 (2003).

Nancy Birdsall "Why Inequality Matters: Some Economic Issues," vol. 15.2 (2001).

PUBLIC HEALTH
Arnab K. Acharya "Toward Establishing a Universal Basic Health Norm," vol. 18.3 (2004).

Onora O'Neill "Public Health or Clinical Ethics: Thinking beyond Borders," vol. 16.2 (2002).

Thomas W. Pogge "Responsibilities for Poverty-Related Ill Health," vol. 16.2 (2002).

Paul G. Harris and Patricia Siplon "International Obligation and Human Health: Evolving Policy Responses to HIV/AIDS," vol. 15.2 (2001).

THE UNITED STATES
Stewart Patrick "Beyond Coalitions of the Willing: Assessing U.S. Multilateralism," vol. 17.1 (2003).

David C. Hendrickson "Preserving the Imbalance of Power (the 2002 National Security Strategy)," vol. 17.1 (2003).

Alberto R. Coll "American Power and Responsibility in a New Century," vol. 14 (2000).

Tony Smith "Morality and the Use of Force in a Unipolar World: The 'Wilsonian Moment'" vol. 14 (2000).

Robert Hunter Wade "The Invisible Hand of the American Empire," vol. 17.2 (2003).

Nina Tannenwald "U.S. Arms Control Policy in a Time Warp," vol. 15.1 (2001); with a reply by J. Peter Scoblic.

THE WAR IN IRAQ
Margaret Moore "The Ethics of Secession and Postinvasion Iraq," vol. 20.1 (2006).

Joy Gordon "Accountability and Global Governance: The Case of Iraq," vol. 20.1 (2006).

Fernando R. Tesón "Ending Tyranny in Iraq," vol. 19.2 (2005); with a reply by Terry Nardin.

Andrew Arato "Interim Imposition," vol. 18.3 (2004).

Simon Chesterman "Occupation as Liberation: International Humanitarian Law and Regime Change," vol. 18.3 (2004).

ISLAM AND THE WEST
Cemil Aydin "The Politics of Conceptualizing Islam and the West," vol. 18.3 (2004).

Andrew F. March "Reading Tariq Ramadan: Political Liberalism, Islam, and 'Overlapping Consensus,'" vol. 21.4 (2007).

AFRICA
Alex J. Bellamy "Responsibility to Protect or Trojan Horse? The Crisis in Darfur and Humanitarian Intervention after Iraq," vol. 19.2 (2005).

Adam Branch "Uganda’s Civil War and the Politics of ICC Intervention," vol. 21.2 (2007).

Special Section: Humanitarian Aid and Intervention: The Challenges of Integration
Nicolas de Torrenté "Humanitarianism Sacrificed: Integration's False Promise," vol. 18.2 (2004).
Joel R. Charny "Upholding Humanitarian Principles in an Effective Integrated Response," vol. 18.2 (2004).
Antonio Donini "An Elusive Quest: Integration in the Response to the Afghan Crisis," vol. 18.2 (2004).
Joanna Macrae "Understanding Integration from Rwanda to Iraq," vol. 18.2 (2004).
Arthur E. Dewey "The Value of Integration: A U.S. Perspective," vol. 18.2 (2004).
Anita Menghetti and Jeff Drumtra "Improving the U.S. Government's Humanitarian Response," vol. 18.2 (2004).
Larry Minear "Informing the Integration Debate with Recent Experience," vol. 18.2 (2004).

Lyn S. Graybill "South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission: Ethical and Theological Perspectives," vol. 12 (1998).

TERRORISM/NONSTATE THREATS
Richard Falk, Ruth Wedgwood, William L. Nash, Fawaz A. Gerges, and George A. Lopez "Roundtable: The New War: What Rules Apply?" special section of vol. 16.1 (2002).

Douglas Klusmeyer and Astri Suhrke "Comprehending 'Evil': Challenges for Law and Policy," vol. 16.1 (2002).

Roundtable: 'A Threat to One Is a Threat to All': Nonstate Threats and Collective Security
Robert O. Keohane "Decisiveness and Accountability as Part of a Principled Response to Nonstate Threats," vol. 20.2 (2006).
Bruce Jones "Bio-Security, Nonstate Actors, and the Need for Global Cooperation," vol. 20.2 (2006).
Nirupam Sen "Nonstate Threats and the Principled Reform of the UN," vol. 20.2 (2006).
Nancy E. Soderberg "The Crisis of Global Trust and the Failure of the 2005 World Summit," vol. 20.2 (2006).
Steven Lee "International Governance and the Fight against Terrorism," vol. 20.2 (2006).

PREVENTIVE/PREEMPTIVE WAR
Allen Buchanan and Robert O. Keohane "The Preventive Use of Force: A Cosmopolitan Institutional Proposal," vol. 18.1 (2004).

Richard B. Miller "Justifications of the Iraq War Examined," vol. 22.1 (2008).

Roundtable: Evaluating the Preemptive Use of Force
Anthony F. Lang, Jr. "Evaluating the Preemptive Use of Force," vol. 17.1 (2003).
Chris Brown "Self-Defense in an Imperfect World," vol. 17.1 (2003).
Michael Byers "Letting the Exception Prove the Rule," vol. 17.1 (2003).
Richard K. Betts "Striking First: A History of Thankfully Lost Opportunities," vol. 17.1 (2003).
Thomas M. Nichols "Just War, Not Prevention," vol. 17.1 (2003).
Neta C. Crawford "The Slippery Slope to Preventive War," vol. 17.1 (2003).

Whitley Kaufman "What's Wrong with Preventive War: The Moral and Legal Basis for the Preventive Use of Force?" vol. 19.3 (2005).

INTERVENTION
Michael J. Smith "Humanitarian Intervention: An Overview of the Ethical Issues," vol. 12 (1998).

Alex J. Bellamy "Responsibility to Protect or a Trojan Horse? The Crisis in Darfur and Humanitarian Intervention after Iraq," vol. 19.2 (2005).

Fernando R. Tesón "Ending Tyranny in Iraq," vol. 19.2 (2005); with a reply by Terry Nardin.

Terry Nardin "The Moral Basis of Humanitarian Intervention," vol. 16.1 (2002).

Symposium on Ecological Intervention
Robyn Eckersley
"Ecological Intervention: Prospects and Limits," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Mathew Humphrey "On Not Being Green about Ecological Intervention," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Simon Dalby "Ecological Intervention and Anthropocene Ethics," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Clare Palmer "Ecological Intervention in Defense of Species," vol. 21.3 (2007).
Mark Woods "Some Worries about Ecological-Humanitarian Intervention and Ecological Defense," vol. 21.3 (2007).

THE JUST WAR TRADITION
Special Section: Twenty Years of Michael Walzer's Just and Unjust Wars

Terry Nardin "Just and Unjust Wars Revisited (Introduction)," vol. 11 (1997).
Michael J. Smith "Growing Up With Just and Unjust Wars: An Appreciation," vol. 11 (1997).
David C. Hendrickson "In Defense of Realism: A Commentary on Just and Unjust Wars," vol. 11 (1997).
Theodore J. Koontz "Noncombatant Immunity in Michael Walzer's Just and Unjust Wars," vol. 11 (1997).
Joseph Boyle "Just and Unjust Wars: Casuistry and the Boundaries of the Moral World," vol. 11 (1997).
Michael Walzer "A Response," vol. 11 (1997).

Jeff McMahan "Just Cause for War," vol. 19.3 (2005).

David Mellow "Counterfactuals and the Proportionality Criterion," vol. 20.4 (2006).

Anthony Burke "Against the New Internationalism," vol. 19.2 (2005); with a reply by Jean Bethke Elshtain.

Jean Bethke Elshtain "International Justice as Equal Regard and the Use of Force," vol. 17.2 (2003).

Symposium: War and Self-Defense
David Rodin
"War and Self-Defense," vol. 18.1 (2004).
Cheyney C. Ryan "Self-Defense and the Obligations to Kill and to Die," vol. 18.1 (2004).
David Rodin "Beyond National Defense," vol. 18.1 (2004).
With additional articles by Jeff McMahan, David R. Mapel, and Fernando R. Tesón

Brian Orend "Justice After War," vol. 16.1 (2002).

THEORY
David A. Welch "Can We Think Systematically About Ethics and Statecraft?" vol. 8 (1994).

Russell Hardin "International Deontology," vol. 9 (1995); with a reply by Thomas Donaldson.

Neta C. Crawford "Postmodern Ethical Conditions and a Critical Response," vol. 12 (1998).

John Barkdull and Paul G. Harris "The Land Ethic: A New Philosophy for International Relations," vol. 12 (1998).

Emanuel Adler and Michael N. Barnett "Governing Anarchy: A Research Agenda for the Study of Security Communities," vol. 10 (1996).

Cecilia Lynch "Kant, the Republican Peace, and Moral Guidance in International Law," vol. 8 (1994).

LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS
Martin S. Flaherty "Judicial Globalization in the Service of Self-Government," vol. 20.4 (2006).

Debate: Human Rights and the Politics of Victimhood
Robert Meister "Human Rights and the Politics of Victimhood," vol. 16.2 (2002).
Catherine Lu "Human Wrongs and the Tragedy of Victimhood: Response to 'Human Rights and the Politics of Victimhood,'" vol 16.2 (2002).

William Korey "The United States and the Genocide Convention: Leading Advocate and Leading Obstacle," vol. 11 (1997).

Fernando R. Tesón "The Rawlsian Theory of International Law," vol. 9 (1995).

GLOBALIZATION AND THE STATE
Seyla Benhabib "On the Alleged Conflict between Democracy and International Law," vol. 19.1 (2005).

Richard Vernon "States of Risk: Should Cosmopolitans Favor Their Compatriots?" vol. 21.4 (2007).

Robert Hunter Wade "The Invisible Hand of the American Empire," vol. 17.2 (2003).

Jean L. Cohen "Whose Sovereignty? Empire Versus International Law," vol. 18.3 (2004).

Anthony Burke "Against the New Internationalism," vol. 19.2 (2005); with a reply by Jean Bethke Elshtain.

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