Call for Papers: Normative Aspects of International Trade Agreements (MOPP)
E-Mail Adresse für Einreichungen: mc.manuscriptcentral.com/mopp
Call-Bezeichnung: Call for Papers
Deadline: 1. Oktober 2017
Name der Publikation: Moral Philosophy & Politics (MOPP)
Moral Philosophy & Politics (MOPP) invites contributions to a special issue focusing on the normative aspects of international trade agreements. Mega-regional trade deals such as TPP, TTIP, CETA and TISA have become the focus of intense public debate as well as a central theme in populist politics. The US 2016 elections have created further uncertainty about the fate of some of the proposed deals. There is however an undiminished necessity to address enduring normative questions concerning the current infrastructure of world trade. Many advocacy groups’ criticisms of trade deals such as TTIP are not founded on fundamental opposition to free trade. They support free trade but insist that trade agreements must be made consistent with democratic regulation, the reduction of economic inequalities, and effective consumer, labour and environmental standards. This special issue will bring together empirically informed normative perspectives to determine whether and how such goals could be achieved through international trade institutions. Contributors are invited to approach this topic from different angles. Theories of democracy and justice within and beyond the state, as well as normative philosophy of economics, might be used to concretely tackle questions such as the following: [Please see the pdf with the complete text of the CfP.]
Papers should not exceed 8000 words; shorter articles will also be accepted for review.
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