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Ed Kleinbard Named Johnson Professor in Law and Business at USC

USC Press Release: Edward Kleinbard, an internationally recognized tax scholar and author of We Are Better Than This: How Government Should Spend Our Money [(Oxford University Press Oct. 1, 2014)], has been named the Ivadelle and Theodore Johnson Professor in Law and Business at the USC Gould School of Law....

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, John Wiley & Sons, Random House

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring an editor of history and classics, while John Wiley & Sons is seeking a marketing manager. Random House needs a web developer, and Sourcebooks is on the hunt for a web/graphic designer. Get...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Verso Books, Oxford University Press, Greenleaf Book Group

3 weeks agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Verso Books is hiring a marketing manager, while Oxford University Press is seeking a development editor. Greenleaf Book Group needs a print buyer, and Quarto Publishing Group is on the hunt for an acquiring editor. Get the...Show More Summary

Publishing Jobs: Oxford University Press, ABRAMS, Random House

last monthMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a development editor, and ABRAMS needs a senior editor for the young adult market. Meanwhile, Random House is seeking a designer for its children’s books division, as well as a senior photo editor for Fodor’s. Show More Summary

Huntington on “How Law Undermines Family Relationships”

Huntington on “How Law Undermines Family Relationships” Clare Huntington (Fordham Law School) has published a new book, Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships (Oxford University Press 2014).  Here is Oxford’s description:...Show More Summary

Richard J. Miller on Why Morphine Matters

last monthNews : Reason

Richard J. Miller is a professor of pharmacology at Northwestern University and author of the new book Drugged: The Science and Culture Behind Psychotropic Drugs (Oxford University Press), in which he argues that morphine is the most significant chemical substance our species has ever encountered. Show More Summary

The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law

Douglas Linder (UMKC) & Nancy Levit (UMKC), The Good Lawyer: Seeking Quality in the Practice of Law (Oxford University Press, 2014), reviewed by David Lat (Above the Law), Over a Third of All Law-School Graduates Can't Find Work Requiring Bar Passage. It's Worth Asking: What Does a Good Lawyer Look...

Publishing Jobs: Greenleaf Book Group, Oxford University Press, Bauman Rare Books

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, Greenleaf Book Group is hiring an editor, while Oxford University Press needs a development editor. Bauman Rare Books is seeking a rare bookseller, and Cavendish Square Publishing is on the hunt for an editorial director.Show More Summary

Redefining is Relative

Yesterday I happened across Lynn M. Hooker's Redefining Hungarian Music from Liszt to Bartok, a new publication from Oxford University Press. I was very excited to read what Hooker had to say about László Lajtha, but I found that heShow More Summary

Publishing Jobs: ABRAMS, Oxford University Press, Thieme Publishers

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

This week, ABRAMS is hiring a production manager, while Oxford University Press needs a development editor. Thieme Publishers is seeking an acquisitions editor, and Quarto Publishing Group is on the hunt for an acquiring editor. GetShow More Summary

Sullivan Reviews Shaviro's Fixing U.S. International Taxation

Martin A. Sullivan (Tax Analysts) Book Review, 74 Tax Notes Int'l 492 (May 12, 2014) (reviewing Daniel N. Shaviro (NYU), Fixing U.S. International Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2014)): When it comes to international taxation, House Ways and Means Committee Chair Dave Camp, R-Mich., and professor Daniel N. Shaviro of New...

Oxford University Press To Release 672-Page Book On Trans Issues

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Following five years of writing and editing, Oxford University Press will release a 672-page book entitled, Trans Bodies, Trans Selves in the middle of May. To ensure a wide range of experiences, the book includes contributions from over 200 transgender...

Controversy about the 9/11 Memorial Museum inscription

3 months agoOdd : TYWKIWDBI

First, this note from the Oxford University Press blog:The National September 11 Memorial Museum will be opened in a few weeks. On the otherwise starkly bare wall at the entrance is a 60-foot-long inscription in 15-inch letters made from steel salvaged from the twin towers: NO DAY SHALL ERASE YOU FROM THE MEMORY OF TIME. Show More Summary

Shaviro, Sullivan Speak on Tax Reform at NYU Today

Book Discussison (12:30 - 1:50 p.m.): Daniel Shaviro (NYU), Fixing U.S. International Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2014): International tax rules, which determine how countries tax cross-border investment, are increasingly important with the rise of globalization, but the modern U.S. rules, even more than those in most other countries, are widely...

Microeconomics: a very short introduction

Do you know that Oxford University Press “very short paperback books” series?  This is the latest entry, by Avinash Dixit, self-recommending.

“The Oxford Handbook of the Economics of the Pacific Rim”

That’s a new volume out from Oxford University Press, co-edited by Inderjit Kaur and Nirvikar Singh. The contributors are all prominent scholars in the field of Pacific Rim economics. Several are familiar Econbrowser guest contributors, or highlighted in posts (noted below). The book is described at further length here. The table of contents: PART I. […]

Fixing U.S. International Taxation by Daniel Shaviro – Monday, April 28th, 12:30 PM to 1:50 PM – Vanderbilt Hall Room 220, 40 Washington Square South

Please join us for a discussion of Professor Daniel Shaviro’s current book, Fixing U.S. International Taxation (Oxford University Press, 2014).  Following a presentation by Professor Shaviro of key themes from the book, leading experts in the field will offer commentary.  We are thrilled that Martin Sullivan, Chief Economist at Tax Analysts (publisher of Tax Notes), […]

The Political Economy of Policy Transitions

Michael J. Trebilcock (Toronto), Dealing with Losers: The Political Economy of Policy Transitions (Oxford University Press 2014): Whenever governments change policies—tax, expenditure, or regulatory policies, among others—there will typically be losers: people or groups who relied upon and invested in physical, financial, or human capital predicated on, or even deliberately...

Oxford University Press Online Resources Free During National Library Week

4 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

In commemoration of National Library Week, Oxford University Press is making freely available its subscription-only online product catalogue.

Free OUP Online Resources.

An Oxford University Press announcement says: Celebrate National Library Week! All OUP Online Resources are free April 13-19th Libraries are a vital part of our communities- they feed our curiosity, bolster our professional knowledge, and provide a launchpad for intellectual discovery. Show More Summary

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