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. […]
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), […]
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...
In commemoration of National Library Week, Oxford University Press is making freely available its subscription-only online product catalogue.
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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Bruce Haynes, in his book The End of Early Music: A Period Performer's History of Music for the Twenty-First Century (Oxford University Press, 2007) states: "More than anything else, Authenticity seems to be a statement of intent. Totally accurate historic performance is probably impossible to achie...
As @alltalk and others tweeted to us at SM, Oxford University Press (OUP) is celebrating library week next week by giving everyone free access to their online databases. Its not unusual for presses to periodically ungate their content so everyone can try some free samples. We don’t usually blog about press sales or free samples, […]
This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a senior designer, and Harlequin needs an associate editor. Meanwhile, Quarto Group is seeking an acquiring editor, and Trident Media Group is on the hunt for a literary assistant. Get the...Show More Summary
Oxford University Press is making its online products free next week in honor of National Library Week in the United States. The open access will run from April 13th to April 19th. Check it out: “OUP is freeing up all of our onlineShow More Summary
This week, Simon & Schuster is hiring a manager of advertising and promotions, and Oxford University Press needs a senior designer. Meanwhile, Random House is seeking an editor for Ten Speed Press, as well as a pricing specialist to join its print production team. Show More Summary
Kristin Voigt, Stuart G. Nicholls, Garrath Williams. Childhood Obesity: Ethical and Policy Issues. Oxford University Press, 2014. I gave this one a blurb: A well-researched, highly critical, but carefully balanced examination of...Show More Summary
William D. Henderson (Indiana), Letting Go of Old Ideas, 112 Mich. L. Rev. ___ (2014) (reviewing Steven Harper, The Lawyer Bubble (Basic Books 2013) and Richard Suskind, Tomorrow’s Lawyers (Oxford University Press 2013)): Two recently published books apply a rigorous analytical lens to the same topic — the state of...
Posted with permission: A Commentary on Silius Italicus’ Punica 7. By R. Joy Littlewood. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2011. Pp. xcix + 276.Hardcover, $150.00. ISBN 978-0-19-957093-5. Reviewed by Alison Keith, University...Show More Summary
Posted with permission: Status in Classical Athens. By Deborah Kamen. Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2013, Pp. xiv + 144. Hardcover, $35.00. ISBN: 978-0-691-13813-8. Reviewed by Peter Liddel, University of Manchester It was Moses Finley who suggested that there existed a “spectrum” of status-groups in ancient Greece; this book sets out and assesses the […]
The press love a bit of Oxbridge competition, but Oxford is embroiled in a far older and more ruthless rivalry: town vs. gown. It was in a dispute between the… Continue reading The post How local government is threatening Oxford University’s competitiveness appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
posted with permission: Gendering Time in Augustan Love Elegy. By Hunter H. Gardner. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. Pp. viii + 285. Hardcover, $110.00. ISBN 978-0-19-965239-6. Reviewed by Sara H. Lindheim, University of California, Santa Barbara Hunter Gardner’s book, which began its life as a doctoral dissertation, is a welcome addition to […]
This week, Oxford University Press is hiring a senior designer, and Random House is seeking an eBook specialist. Kensington Publishing needs a senior book cover designer, and Schiffer Publishing is on the hunt for a design team member. Show More Summary
posted with permission: The Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt. Edited by Christina Riggs. Oxford Handbooks in Archaeology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Pp. xxi + 791. $150.00. ISBN 978-01995-714-51. Reviewed by John Bauschatz, University of Arizona Stretching to more than 800 pages in length, the Oxford Handbook of Roman Egypt seeks to provide a one-stop […]