A database of in-depth, authoritative reports on a full range of political and social-policy issues extending back to 1923. Each report is footnoted and includes an overview, background section, chronology, bibliography and debate-style pro-con feature, plus tools to study the evolution of the topic over time.
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Through AM Explorer, search millions of pages of primary sources spanning the 15th – 21st centuries. Includes resources spanning the social sciences and humanities, developed in collaboration with leading libraries and archives.
The Oxford University Press Biology list has been ranked by the Book Marketing Society as the number one organismal biology list in the UK. The scope and content of the list can be described in general terms as "Ecology and Evolution", with a particular reputation for quality in the fields of evolutionary biology and epidemiology. As well as maintaining these strengths, the OSO Biology list continues to expand in the fields of ecology, conservation biology, physiology, animal biology, marine biology and plant science.
Oxford Scholarship Online's History collection reflects the unparalleled breadth and depth of the Oxford list, encompassing work at the cusp of late antiquity and the early Middle Ages right through to the latter decades of the twentieth century, and ranging from the most focused regional histories to the broadest transnational studies. From David d'Avray on medieval marriage to Selina Todd on young women and work in the early 1900s, from John Davis on Napoleonic Italy to David French's prize-winning work on the British army, subscribers will have access to a wide range of classic titles.
The academic law list at Oxford University Press has a strong tradition of developing exceptional work across the full breadth of legal scholarship. Our publications range from the foundations of legal history and philosophy to analytic and comparative work on legal doctrine and empirical research on law in modern society.
OSO includes titles from some of our key series, including: Oxford Studies in European Law, Oxford Monographs in International Law, Oxford Monographs in Criminal Law and Justice, Clarendon Studies in Criminology, Oxford Monographs in Labour Law, Oxford Studies in Modern Legal History, Oxford Studies in International Economic Law, and the International Courts and Tribunals series.
Oxford University Press's Linguistics list focuses on all fields of theoretical and historical linguistics and has extensive books in linguistic typology, language evolution, and language in culture and society. OSO's Linguistics titles cover topics as diverse as external influences on English to the foundations of language, and grammar to the history of the Spanish lexicon.
The neuroscience list in OSO features outstanding books such as Anderson, Morris, Amaral, Bliss, and O'Keefe: The Hippocampus Book, and Hubel and Wiesel: Brain and Visual Perception, as well as titles from our best-selling series - Oxford Computational Systems Neuroscience Series, Series in Affective Science, and the Oxford Human-Technology Interaction Series.
Oxford University Press publish a range of titles for both clinical situations and hospice care. As palliative medicine develops OSO focus has been on producing titles focusing on evidence-based palliative care; quality of life and ethics; as well as broadening the scope of list to include care for patients with non-malignant diseases requiring care at the end of life. The titles cover care in a variety of situations, both caring for patients in hospitals as well as hospices and care homes.
Oxford University Press publishes upper-level physics books across a broad range of topics. OSO's Physics module includes titles from OUP's prestigious International Series of Monographs on Physics, the Monographs on the Physics and Chemistry of Materials, the Series on Semiconductor Science and Technology, the Series on Mesoscopic Physics and Nanotechnology, the Oxford Finance Series, the Oxford Series on Materials Modelling, the International Union of Crystallography Monograph Series, the Oxford Graduate Texts, and the Oxford Classic Texts in the Physical Sciences.
Oxford University Press is one of the world's leading publishers in political science. We publish outstanding original work across many of the key areas of the discipline, from Comparative Politics to Political Theory, International Relations to European Union Studies. Selection for OSO focuses on the core areas of the list. The topics covered are fundamental to the discipline, and thus of interest to anyone working in political science.
he Public Health and Epidemiology list in OSO reflects the strength of Oxford University Press's publishing programme, which is regarded as one of the best and most comprehensive in the world. The module contains select titles which critically discuss the development and assessment of public health issues that affect a diverse range of populations worldwide. Titles in this collection cover a diverse range of topics, from access to healthcare to health promotion, and evidence-based public health to food policy.
Oxford University Press has a fast-growing and leading list in Sociology. We publish a range of titles to match the diverse nature of the field and focus on research that addresses questions, trends, key issues in the world today, and social problems with implications for social policy. The titles also represent a range of methodologies and approaches, from empirical and theoretical to quantitative and qualitative.
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