KIE Journal announces lineup for special edition on 2016 US election

The Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal is pleased to announce the lineup for an upcoming special issue of the journal focused on the 2016 US election.

“I am thrilled not only by how excellent these papers all are, but by how many different important topics the issue will cover,” says Editor-in-Chief and KIE Senior Research Scholar Rebecca Kukla. “Also, I am delighted to include voices from different disciplines, genders, sexualities, types of institution, and career points.”

The articles to be featured in the issue touch on issues ranging from the election and campaign, including voter demographics and divisions, ‘filter bubbles’ and media access, to specific proposals and actions undertaken by the new administration, inluding efforts on climate, migration, and refugees.

The issue is set to be published in June, 2017, with all articles available online and open-access.

The full lineup includes:

  • Regina Rini, “Fake News and Partisan Epistemology
  • Tom Wilk, “Trust, Communities, and the Standing to Hold Accountable”
  • Mathias Frisch, “Climate Policy in the Age of Trump”
  • Alison Reiheld, “All the Difference in the World: Gender and the 2016 Election”
  • Anna Gotlib, “Refugees, Narratives, or How to Do Bad Things with Words”
  • Shelley Park, “Trump is Gross: Taking Political Taste (and Distaste) Seriously”
  • Marcus Hedahl and Travis Rieder, “Don’t Feed the Trolls: Bold Climate Action in an Age of Trump and Denialism”
  • John Corvino, “Trump, Bigotry, and the Ethics of Stigma”
  • Christian Golden, “Listen Up!: Charitable Citizenship and the Deficit of Public Trust in the Age of Trump”
  • Arielle Bennett, “Teaching the American Presidency as Donald Trump Took Office”
  • Andrew Pierce, “The Specter of Authoritarianism: Hyperbole or Harbinger?”

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