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Literary NeurophysiologyMemory, Race, Sex, and Representation in U.S. Writing, 1860-1914

Literary Neurophysiology: Memory, Race, Sex, and Representation in U.S. Writing, 1860-1914

Randall Knoper

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780192845504
eISBN:
9780191937729
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845504.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Writing about neurophysiology more than a century ago, what were US authors doing? Literary Neurophysiology: Memory, Race, Sex, and Representation in U.S. Writing, 1860–1914 examines their use of ... More

Why Privacy Matters

Why Privacy Matters

Neil Richards

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190939045
eISBN:
9780190939410
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939045.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Philosophy of Law

Many people tell us that privacy is dead, or that it is dying, but such talk is a dangerous fallacy. This book explains what privacy is, what privacy isn’t, and why privacy matters. Privacy is the ... More

The Contagion Next Time

The Contagion Next Time

Sandro Galea

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197576427
eISBN:
9780197576458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197576427.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In a few short months, COVID-19 devastated the world and, in particular, the United States. Yet America was already in poor health before COVID-19 appeared. Racism, marginalization, socioeconomic ... More

Drawing the LineWhat to Do with the Work of Immoral Artists from Museums to the Movies

Drawing the Line: What to Do with the Work of Immoral Artists from Museums to the Movies

Erich Hatala Matthes

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197537572
eISBN:
9780197537602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537572.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

What should we do, think, and feel when artists whom we love do terrible things? Recent years have been punctuated by revelations and reminders that popular artists (musicians, directors, actors, ... More

Rebalancing Our ClimateThe Future Starts Today

Rebalancing Our Climate: The Future Starts Today

Eelco J. Rohling

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197502556
eISBN:
9780197502587
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502556.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

Over recent decades, a wide variety of studies and assessment reports has portrayed a stark picture of humanity’s detrimental impacts on our planet’s life and environmental health. Climate change is ... More

White Men's LawThe Roots of Systemic Racism

White Men's Law: The Roots of Systemic Racism

Peter Irons

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190914943
eISBN:
9780197582923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914943.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

White Men’s Law recounts and explores the legal and extralegal means by which systemic White racism has kept Black Americans “in their place” from slavery to police and vigilante killings of Black ... More

An Introduction to the Gospels and Acts

An Introduction to the Gospels and Acts

Alicia D. Myers

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190926809
eISBN:
9780190926847
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190926809.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Introducing the Gospels and Acts is not just about reading the first five books of the New Testament. It requires entering the first-century Mediterranean world where the events recorded in these ... More

The Mind of the ArtistPersonality and the Drive to Create

The Mind of the Artist: Personality and the Drive to Create

William Todd Schultz

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197611098
eISBN:
9780197611128
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197611098.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Because artists make something out of nothing, the process can seem like magic, divinely inspired and inexplicable. It’s not. A single, potent factor lies at the heart of most everything creative: ... More

Belief and CounterfactualsA Study in Means-End Philosophy

Belief and Counterfactuals: A Study in Means-End Philosophy

Franz Huber

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780199976119
eISBN:
9780197585740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199976119.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book is the first of two volumes on belief and counterfactuals. It consists of six of a total of eleven chapters. The first volume is concerned primarily with questions in epistemology and is ... More

Transforming Everything?Evaluating Broadband's Impacts Across Policy Areas

Transforming Everything?: Evaluating Broadband's Impacts Across Policy Areas

Karen Mossberger, Eric W. Welch, and Yonghong Wu (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190082871
eISBN:
9780190082918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190082871.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Broadband, or high-speed internet, has been called the most important infrastructure challenge of the century by the National Broadband Plan. It has the potential to connect remote communities, help ... More

Who Decides?States as Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation

Who Decides?: States as Laboratories of Constitutional Experimentation

Jeffrey S. Sutton

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197582183
eISBN:
9780197581704
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197582183.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

The earlier book, 51 Imperfect Solutions, told stories about specific state and federal individual constitutional rights, and explained two benefits of American federalism: how two sources of ... More

ReckoningBlack Lives Matter and the Democratic Necessity of Social Movements

Reckoning: Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Necessity of Social Movements

Deva R. Woodly

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197603949
eISBN:
9780197603987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197603949.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Reckoning: Black Lives Matter and the Democratic Necessity of Social Movements is an analysis of the emergence of the Movement for Black Lives (M4BL), its organizational structure and culture, and ... More

Brain, Beauty, and ArtEssays Bringing Neuroaesthetics into Focus

Brain, Beauty, and Art: Essays Bringing Neuroaesthetics into Focus

Anjan Chatterjee and Eileen Cardilo (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197513620
eISBN:
9780197513651
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197513620.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Neuroscience joins the long history of discussions about aesthetics in psychology, philosophy, art history, and the creative arts. In this volume, leading scholars in this nascent field reflect on ... More

The Savvy AcademicPublishing in the Social and Health Sciences

The Savvy Academic: Publishing in the Social and Health Sciences

Seth J. Schwartz

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780190095918
eISBN:
9780197612057
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190095918.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book covers the process of writing for publication from start to finish—from selecting a topic and reviewing literature to working with coauthors, writing theoretical and review articles, and ... More

Altar Call in EuropeBilly Graham, Mass Evangelism, and the Cold-War West

Altar Call in Europe: Billy Graham, Mass Evangelism, and the Cold-War West

Uta A. Balbier

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197502259
eISBN:
9780197502280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197502259.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This book provides a transnational history of Billy Graham’s revival work in the 1950s, zooming in on his revival meetings in London (1954), Berlin (1954/1960), and New York (1957). It shows how ... More

Compassionate ReasoningChanging the Mind to Change the World

Compassionate Reasoning: Changing the Mind to Change the World

Marc Gopin

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197537923
eISBN:
9780197537954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197537923.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This book presents the case for Compassionate Reasoning as a moral and psychosocial skill for the positive transformation of individuals and societies. It has been developed from a reservoir of moral ... More

Covering MuslimsAmerican Newspapers in Comparative Perspective

Covering Muslims: American Newspapers in Comparative Perspective

Erik Bleich and Maurits van der Veen

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197611715
eISBN:
9780197611753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197611715.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

For decades, scholars and observers have criticized negative media portrayals of Muslims and Islam. Yet most of these critiques are limited by their focus on one specific location, a limited time ... More

A Political Economy of PowerOrdoliberalism in Context, 1932-1950

A Political Economy of Power: Ordoliberalism in Context, 1932-1950

Raphaël Fèvre

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780197607800
eISBN:
9780197607831
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197607800.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

Today, ordoliberalism is at the center of the ongoing debate about the foundations, the present governance, and future prospects of the European Union—and yet we do not dispose of a comprehensive ... More

Living SkillfullyBuddhist Philosophy of Life from the Vimalakirti Sutra

Living Skillfully: Buddhist Philosophy of Life from the Vimalakirti Sutra

Dale S. Wright

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780197587355
eISBN:
9780197587386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197587355.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book attempts to articulate a contemporary philosophy of life drawing upon Buddhist resources from the Vimalakīrti Sūtra. Among the major themes in this Mahayana Buddhist scripture is the ... More

What Is Religion?Debating the Academic Study of Religion

What Is Religion?: Debating the Academic Study of Religion

Aaron W. Hughes and Russell T. McCutcheon (eds)

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190064976
eISBN:
9780190065010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064976.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

The editors of What Is Religion? Debating the Academic Study of Religion asked seventeen leading scholars of religion to finish the statement “Religion is . . .” in a sentence or two, at most a ... More

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