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  1. Conference Proposals Due March 1: Marginalized Peoples, Human Rights, and Development Ethics

    …ration will open around April 2018. Students and scholars from low- and mid-income countries will pay a significantly reduced registration fee, to be announced. Please note that the registration fee provides a year’s membership in IDEA, which includes a year’s subscription to the Journal of Global Ethics. Important deadlines: March 1, 2018 – Submission of proposals April 1, 2018 – Announcement of acceptance/rejection April 15, 2018 – Deadline for…

  2. Call for Editors – Journal of Global Ethics

    …uncement is available at this Editor – qualifications Candidates should have a record of publication in global ethics and justice commensurate with the aim and scope of this journal. Previous editorial experience is desirable, but is not required. All proposals will be judged on their merits; consideration will be given to aspects of diversity that may supplement the perspectives of the current editorial collective….

  3. Conference Ethics of Economic Institutions

    …ch purposes should we spend public revenues? · Which markets are to be prohibited, and how should markets be regulated? · What would a just financial sector require? Which kinds of relations should prevail between debtors and creditors? · What is the purpose of corporations, and what are the implications for corporate governance? · Should citizens have a right and/or a duty to work and how to theorize moral obligations to appropriate workplace con…

  4. New Book: “The Creation of the Human Development Approach”

    …ject Researcher in the University of Tokyo, Japan, and a supervisor specializing in the human development approach and the human development index at the University of Cambridge, UK. Summary This book examines the main reasons and challenges for the success of the human development approach both in theory and practice as an alternative to the economic growth model. Unlike the preceding research which has typically been either theoretical/prescript…

  5. Book on “The Capability Approach and Sustainability”

    It is rather astonishing that the issue of sustainability first posed by the Brundtland commission in 1987 has gained so little attention from capability scholars despite the focus of the approach on human well-being. The book “The Capability Approach and Sustainability” has recently been published as the first book dedicated exclusively on this issue. Essentially based on the special issue of the Journal of Human Development and Capabilities pub…

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