Dr Adrian Gallagher publishes new article in Journal of Global Security Studies

Dr Adrian Gallagher, ECR2P Co-Director and Associate Professor in International Relations, has published a new open access article in the Journal of Global Security Studies (JoGSS).

In the article entitled ‘To Name and Shame or Not, and If So, How? A Pragmatic Analysis of Naming and Shaming the Chinese Government over Mass Atrocity Crimes against the Uyghurs and Other Muslim Minorities in Xinjiang’, Dr Gallagher explores the overall effectiveness of this strategy in relation to China.

Dr Gallagher argues that “the Chinese government’s prioritization of image and status acts as a double-edged sword when it comes to naming and shaming as it could fuel a backlash or have a positive influence, especially in status-sensitive time periods”.

The piece “offers normative recommendations to shed light on how this practice should be done. At a broader level, the article makes three contributions to the literature on naming and shaming and pragmatist ethics”.

Read the full open access article.