Ethics & International Affairs Journal

The quarterly journal of Carnegie Council

The aim of Ethics & International Affairs, the quarterly journal of Carnegie Council, is to help close the gap between theory and practice (and between theorists and practitioners) by publishing original articles, essays, and book reviews that integrate rigorous thinking about principles of justice and morality into discussions of practical dilemmas related to current policy developments, global institutional arrangements, and the conduct of important international actors.

Theoretical discussions that originate in philosophy, religion, or the social sciences should connect with such interests and concerns as the function and design of international organizations (for example, the United Nations, World Bank, and International Monetary Fund); institutions of accountability (such as the International Criminal Court and ad hoc tribunals); arrangements governing trade and the global economy; as well as issues of human rights, the environment, and the use of force.

Ethics & International Affairs has its own website.

Subscribe to the journal

Available through Cambridge University Press

Leadership

Adam Read-Brown

Editor, Carnegie Council's journal, "Ethics & International Affairs"

Priya Chokshi

Associate Editor, Carnegie Council's journal, "Ethics & International Affairs"

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): "The Hillary Doctrine: Sex & American Foreign Policy" by Valerie M. Hudson and Patricia Leidl [Full text]

Given that much of the political science literature on women, gender, and U.S. foreign policy has primarily examined the legislative branch and public opinion, ...

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): "Migration in Political Theory: The Ethics of Movement and Membership" edited by Sarah Fine and Lea Ypi [Full text]

This collection of twelve essays by some of the most distinguished political theorists, philosophers, and legal scholars working on the normative issues surrounding borders and ...

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): "The Planet Remade: How Geoengineering Could Change the World" by Oliver Morton [Full text]

In this book, Morton's central question is whether solar geoengineering ought to be part of society's climate policy portfolio. The author educates, illuminates, and helps ...

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): "Taking Sides in Peacekeeping: Impartiality and the Future of the United Nations" by Emily Paddon Rhoads [Full text]

The norm of impartiality is pivotal to the United Nations' activities in the areas of conflict resolution, mediation, peacekeeping, humanitarian action, and adjudication. In recent ...

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): The Lessons of Effective Altruism [Full text]

In this essay, Rubenstein examines two recent books by Peter Singer and William MacAskill on the philosophy and philanthropic movement known as Effective Altruism (EA). ...

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): "On War and Democracy" by Christopher Kutz [Full text]

There is a fundamental ethical dilemma confronting all democratic states: if they intervene in violence-ridden contexts, then they are readily accused of double standards. "On ...

DEC 15, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016): Table of Contents Volume 30.4 (Winter 2016)

This issue includes an essay by Kristy A. Belton on the UN Refugee Agency's global #IBelong Campaign to eradicate statelessness, the first of a two-part ...

SEP 14, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.3 (Fall 2016): Table of Contents Volume 30.3 (Fall 2016)

This issue includes essays by Nicholas Chan on the bottom-up architecture of the Paris climate change agreement, Jens Bartelson on the history of recognition, and ...

SEP 14, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.3 (Fall 2016): Swedish Feminist Foreign Policy in the Making: Ethics Politics and Gender

In 2015 the world's first self-defined feminist government was formed in Sweden. As part of that ambitious declaration, Sweden also became the first state ever to ...

SEP 14, 2016 Journal

Ethics & International Affairs Volume 30.3 (Fall 2016): "Realpolitik: A History" by John Bew

Realpolitik is back--or if not back, at least enjoying a day in the sun more fully than it has for several decades. Chastened by the "...