Females are up to 40 percent more likely to develop a mental health condition than males, according to a new study to be published by Oxford University Press. Research finds that women are nearly 75 percent more likely than men to have suffered from depression and approximately 60 percent more likely to report an anxiety disorder. Show More Summary
2010, 124p & notes This is only a small book and would have fitted well into that ” Very Short Introduction to ….” series put out by Oxford University Press. As it is, it is part of Palgrave Macmillan’s series … Continue reading ?
Peter Heather. Empires and Barbarians: The Fall of Rome and the Birth of Europe. New York Oxford University Press, USA, 2012. 752 pp. $24.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-989226-6. Reviewed by Christopher Gennari (Camden County College) Published on H-Diplo (April, 2013) Commissioned by Seth Offenbach Peter Heather’s compendium _Empires and Barbarians_ is an impressive work in its […]
Posted with permission: Macrobii Ambrosii Theodosii Saturnalia. Recognovit brevique adnotatione critica instruxit Robert A. Kaster. Scriptorum Classicorum Bibliotheca Oxoniensis. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. Show More Summary
Posted with permission: Medusa’s Gaze: The Extraordinary Journey of the Tazza Farnese. Emblems of Antiquity. By Marina Belozerskaya. New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xvii + 292. $24.95/£14.99. ISBN 978-0-19-973931-8. Reviewed by Duane W. Roller, The Ohio State University The Tazza Farnese is a sardonyx cameo made from a geode, 21.7 cm. […]
Gillian Lester (UC-Berkeley), 'Keep Government Out of My Medicare': The Elusive Search for Popular Support of Taxes and Social Spending, in Working and Living in the Shadow of Economic Fragility (Oxford University Press, 2013) (Michael Sherraden & Marion Crain, eds.): Despite the broad reach of what is often referred to...
Daniel S. Goldberg (Maryland), The Death of the Income Tax: A Progressive Consumption Tax and the Path to Fiscal Reform (Oxford University Press, 2013): The Death of the Income Tax explains how the current income tax is needlessly complex, contains perverse incentives against saving and investment, fails to use modern...
Oxford University Press is publishing a book titled "Global Labor and Employment Law: Reports From Law Offices Worldwide," which is being edited by Sam Estreicher (NYU), Michael Gray (Jones Day), and myself. It is going to be a comprehensive book,...
posted with permission: Orosius and the Rhetoric of History. By Peter Van Nuffelen. Oxford Early Christian Studies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. 252. £60.00/$110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-965527-4. Reviewed by David Rohrbacher, New College of Florida Orosius and the Rhetoric of History is an exciting book about the fifth-century ce historian Orosius, an [...]
H-JUDAIC REVIEW : Jennifer Barbour. The Story of Israel in the Book of Qohelet: Ecclesiastes as Cultural Memory. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. xv + 225 pp. $135.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-965782-7. Reviewed by Jennifer L. Koosed...Show More Summary
Four-letter words have been around since the days of our forebears—and their forebears, too. In Holy Sht: A Brief History of Swearing, a book out this month from Oxford University Press, medieval literature expert Melissa Mohr traces humans’ use of naughty language back to Roman times. Show More Summary
Saul Smilansky is Professor of Philosophy and Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Haifa, Israel. He is the author of Free Will and Illusion (Oxford University Press, 2000), 10 Moral Paradoxes (Blackwell 2007), and numerous philosophical...
BOOK REVIEW ON H-JUDAIC:Jonathan Klawans. Josephus and the Theologies of Ancient Judaism. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013. 400 pp. $74.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-992861-3. Reviewed by Kenneth Atkinson (University of Northern Iowa) Published...Show More Summary
posted with permission: Latin Panegyric. Edited by Roger Rees. Oxford Readings in Classical Studies. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xvi + 430. Hardcover, £76.00/$150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-957671-5. Paper, £29.50/$55.00. Show More Summary
Maggie Gallagher has been writing about marriage for much longer than our media attention spans seem capable of focusing on a topic. She is co-author, most recently, of Debating Same-Sex Marriage from Oxford University Press. She talks about some of the politics and realities of marriage in America today. Keep reading this post...
posted with permission: Commentary on Demosthenes Against Leptines. With Introduction, Text, and Translation. By Christos Kremmydas. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xi + 489. Hardcover, £99.00/$170.00. ISBN 978-0-199-57813-9. Show More Summary
posted with permission: Compiling the Collatio Legum Mosaicarum et Romanarum in Late Antiquity. By Robert M. Frakes. Oxford Studies in Roman Society and Law. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xiv + 368. Hardcover, £80.00/$150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-958940-1. Reviewed by Shaun Tougher, Cardiff University This book turns a spotlight on a mysterious late [...]
Glen Loutzenhiser (University of Oxford, Faculty of Law) presents Trompe-l’oeil: The Sham Doctrine in the Canadian Tax Courts, in Sham Transactions (Oxford University Press, 2013) at Toronto today as part of its James Hausman Tax Law and Policy Workshop Series hosted by Ben Alarie: In Part II of this chapter,...
posted with permission The Passionate Statesman: Er?s and Politics in Plutarch’s Lives. By Jeffrey Beneker. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xii + 258. Hardcover, £55.00/$99.00. ISBN 978-0-19-969590-4. Reviewed...Show More Summary
The artist who copyrighted his mind in 2003, Jonathan Keats, questions he concept of originality in his new book, FORGED: Why Fakes Are the Great Art of Our Age (December 2012, Oxford University Press). What is Culture? Tom Keating (1917-1984) In...Show More Summary