Public Affairs Quarterly
Public Affairs Quarterly (PAQ) publishes work in all areas of practically engaged normative philosophy, broadly understood to include normative work on issues of public concern in applied moral, social, political, and legal philosophy. The journal welcomes contributions from a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches on any practically oriented topic in any of these areas.
Topics covered by the journal include subjects of long-standing debate such as abortion, capital punishment, and just war theory; more recently emerging subjects of controversy such as climate change, affirmative action, commercial surrogacy, and the treatment of non-human animals; topics relating to current social movements such as those concerning racism and sexual harassment, and to current technological developments such as those involving gene editing and autonomous weapons systems; and cutting-edge issues that are just now on the verge of attracting attention from philosophers. Submissions of a more general nature that address implications for a cluster of such issues rather than focusing on a single issue are also welcome, such as papers that advance claims that have practical implications but are about more general subjects such as race, sexuality, gender, social identity, nationalism, paternalism, privacy, distributive justice, economic fairness, political inequality, commodification, or desert.
PAQ is published by the University of Illinois Press on behalf of North American Philosophical Publications.
Calls for Papers
This special issue of Public Affairs Quarterly will feature articles that bring philosophical analysis to bear on issues involving race and public policy. Click Here to find out more about this CFP.
Submission deadline is December 31, 2018
Special Issue of Public Affairs Quarterly on "Punishment, Blame, and Forgiveness"
This special issue of Public Affairs Quarterly will feature articles that bring philosophical analysis to bear on issues involving punishment, blame, and forgiveness. Click Here to find out more about this CFP.
Submission deadline is December 31, 2019
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Transnational Politics of Korean Adoption in the United States
Kimberly D. McKee
Sidney R. Yates and Fifty Years of Presidents, Pragmatism, and Public Service
Michael C. Dorf and George Van Dusen
Labor, the Left, and Wilsonian Internationalism
Road to the New Deal, 1882-1939
The War Years, 1939-1945
Modern News from Realism to the Digital
Kevin G. Barnhurst
Community Organizations, NGOs, and Nonprofits
Meghan Elizabeth Kallman and Terry Nichols Clark
Filipina Migrants and Transnational Families in the Digital Age
Champion of Race and Reform in Chicago
Edited by Ira E. Harrison, Deborah Johnson-Simon, and Erica Lorraine Williams