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Winter 2020 (34.4)

Winter 2020 (34.4)

| January 2021

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.

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Finding Refuge through Employment: Worker Visas as a Complementary Pathway for Refugee Resettlement

Finding Refuge through Employment: Worker Visas as a Complementary Pathway for Refugee Resettlement

This essay aims to identify and explore an underappreciated win-win policy option that has the potential to address both the needs of refugees for resettlement and the labor demand of destination countries. Building upon provisions of the Model International Mobility Convention, we explore how to scale up valuable measures for identifying job opportunities that can resettle refugees from asylum countries to destination countries.

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The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide

The First Political Order: How Sex Shapes Governance and National Security Worldwide

| January 2021

The book explores and clearly delineates how the first political order, that of the relationship between a husband and wife in the home, and how women are treated within this relationship, is reflected in the political order that has developed in that society and influences the degree of stability, wealth, and peacefulness of the nation-state.

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Political Theology of International Order

Political Theology of International Order

| January 2021

What does order in international affairs mean? Political Theology of International Order shows how predominant modern ideas of ordering power politics are contingent on medieval ideas of a higher ordering power.

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Undocumented Nationals: Between Statelessness and Citizenship

Undocumented Nationals: Between Statelessness and Citizenship

| January 2021

In Undocumented Nationals, Wendy Hunter sets out to call attention to the “grey zone” or “in-between status” of people who “cannot exercise full citizenship owing to evidentiary deficiencies.”

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Can Staying at Home be Saving Lives and Avoiding Killing? COVID-19, Lockdowns and the Doing/Allowing Distinction

Can Staying at Home be Saving Lives and Avoiding Killing? COVID-19, Lockdowns and the Doing/Allowing Distinction

| December 2020

Lockdown and its purpose have been summarized in five words that have echoed from the mouths of politicians, public health bodies, and social media accounts of large companies and private citizens: “Stay at home. Save Lives.” This essay argues that some lockdown measures are neither standard cases of saving nor standard cases of refraining from doing harm.

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Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health and the Environment in Rural Peru

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Health and the Environment in Rural Peru

Infectious diseases such as COVID-19 are indicators of the complex interaction between the human species and the environment. Peru has among the most extensive levels of biodiversity in the world.

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Corruption and COVID-19 in Ecuador

Corruption and COVID-19 in Ecuador

| December 2020

On March 11, 2020 the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. On the same day, Ecuador’s government declared a state of emergency and shortly thereafter announced a curfew, due to the increasing presence of the disease in the country following the first confirmed cases in late February.

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