Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 16.1 (Spring 2002)

Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 16.1

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Roundtable

The New War: What Rules Apply? [Full Text] | 04/13/02
The authors discuss the political, moral, cultural, and legal aspects of the United States' response to the attacks of September 11. Author(s): Richard A. Falk, Ruth Wedgwood, William L. Nash, Fawaz A. Gerges, George A. Lopez

Articles

Comprehending "Evil": Challenges for Law and Policy [Abstract] | 05/02/02
The article focuses on the Bush Administration's attempts to frame its policy around this term in the current campaign against terrorism, and recent uses of the term in the growing literature on war crimes, genocide, and domestic repression. Author(s): Douglas Klusmeyer, Astri Suhrke

Corporate Codes of Conduct and the Success of Globalization [Abstract] | 05/02/02
Sethi focuses on multinational corporations (MNCs) in developing countries and the unfair advantage they have in expropriating a greater share of gains from efficiency and productivity from international trade than would be possible if labor had greater mobility or bargaining power. Author(s): S. Prakash Sethi

Justice after War [Full Text] | 05/02/02
Drawing on the concepts and values of the just war tradition, this article presents an account of jus post bellum as applied to the Persian Gulf War, Bosnia and Kosovo, and the war against terrorism in Afghanistan. Author(s): Brian Orend

NGO Strategies for Promoting Corporate Social Responsibility [Abstract] | 05/02/02
Winston evaluates strategies that have been used by international human rights nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in attempts to influence the behavior of multinational corporations (MNCs). Author(s): Morton Winston

The Moral Basis of Humanitarian Intervention [Abstract] | 05/02/02
Nardin examines the moral principles underlying the idea of humanitarian intervention from the perspective of international law and from that of the natural law tradition. Author(s): Terry Nardin

Debate: Global Poverty Relief

More Than Charity: Cosmopolitan Alternatives to the "Singer Solution" [Full Text] | 05/02/02
Contrary to Singer's view, Kuper asserts that there is no "royal road" to poverty relief, but intersecting roads that may take us to a place without poverty. Drawing on the works of Rawls and Marx, Kuper examines how an effective political philosophy of this kind might be developed. Author(s): Andrew Kuper

Poverty, Facts, and Political Philosophies: Response to "More Than Charity" [Full Text] | 05/02/02
In response to Kuper's article Singer writes, " I show that his counter-examples are often irrelevant to what I am advocating, and he has not substantiated his extraordinary claim that the approach I advocate would 'seriously harm the poor'." Author(s): Peter Singer

Facts, Theories, and Hard Choices: Reply to Peter Singer [Full Text] | 05/02/02
In response to Singer Kuper suggests that only a wider range of institutional reforms and political strategies can generate sustained inclusion in governance and the global economy. Author(s): Andrew Kuper

Achieving the Best Outcome: Final Rejoinder [Full Text] | 05/02/02
Singer responds to Andrew Kuper: "I reiterate the central ethical claim of my argument and argue that, if we don’t know how to make deep structural changes that will end desperate poverty, it is still better to help some people rather than none." Author(s): Peter Singer

Review Essay

Global Governance and Genocide in Rwanda [Full Text] | 04/22/02
Lang writes: "Read together, [these books] make a fairly convincing case that the UN was indeed responsible for failing to stop the genocide in Rwanda." Author(s): Anthony F. Lang, Jr.

ADDITIONAL CONTENT



REVIEW ESSAYS

Democracy, Diversity, and Boundaries
P.E. Digeser

Third Worldism Redux
Paige Arthur

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