Publications Overview 2018 - Empowering authors around the world
Between January and November 2018, Globethics.net has published 20 books that address a range of important themes including the topics of cyber ethics (Global series no. 17), the ethics of journalism (Focus series no. 46), applied ethics in language and poetry (Global series no. 16), ethics in higher education (Education Ethics series no. 2 and no. 3) and a number of books on contextual ethics in China (five books) and in Africa (seven in English and three in French).
Globethics.net Publications organised three book launches in Geneva , one at the Château de Bossey in the Canton of Vaud, Switzerland, one in Kigali, Rwanda and one in Indonesia. Large editorial projects are planned on ethics in education in Kenya and on ethics in the environment in Africa. Translation projects have been carried out with the title Faith, Hope and the Global Economy by R. Higginson (2018) translated into Chinese. Other relevant releases in 2018 include: Economic Justice and Welfare for All (Focus series no. 42) which captures the growing interest of the social market economy, redistribution of wealth and Catholic social ethics and the CSR Report on Chinese Business Overseas Operations reflecting the importance and influence of China as a major power in a globalised world. In Ethics of Inclusion and Equality (Readers series no. 6), the Indian intellectual John Mohan Razu delivers a collection of social critiques of India's liberal appeasement politics, identity politics and the rejection of multiculturism.
Globethics.net remains committed to providing a platform for authors living in developing countries with 65% of the publications authored by researchers and academics from the Global South (see the graphic on the right).
In particular, Ernest Obodo's doctoral thesis Chritian Education in Nigeria and Ethical Challenges (Theses series no. 28) documents the detrimental effects of nationalised education in Nigeria and the author of Public Private Partnership Contracts (African Law series no. 5, published in French) looks at the State's responsibility to provide citizens with sustainable and quality public services in the context of financial upheaval in the African continent. Essential Approaches to Christian Religious Education (Praxis series no. 9) tackles the issues of education in Uganda.