The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt

The Oxford Handbook of Carl Schmitt collects thirty original chapters on the diverse oeuvre of one of the most controversial thinkers of the twentieth century. Carl Schmitt (1888-1985) was a German theorist whose anti-liberalism continues to inspire scholars and practitioners on both the Left and the Right. Despite Schmitt's rabid antisemitism and partisan legal practice in Nazi Germany, the appeal of his trenchant critiques of, amon...

Contemporary Treatment of Erectile Dysfunction: A Clinical Guide (2nd edition)

Now in a revised and expanded second edition,this comprehensive clinical guideremains a state-of-the-art synthesis of the literature, covering all aspects of treating erectile dysfunction (ED) and other related male sexual dysfunctions. Cardiovascular, hormonal, psychological and lifestyle factors are each considered in diagnosis and treatment, which includes pharmacological, surgical and prosthetic management strategies. The effects...

3-manifold Groups Are Virtually Residually P

Given a prime $p$, a group is called residually $p$ if the intersection of its $p$-power index normal subgroups is trivial. A group is called virtually residually $p$ if it has a finite index subgroup which is residually $p$. It is well-known that finitely generated linear groups over fields of characteristic zero are virtually residually $p$ for all but finitely many $p$. In particular, fundamental groups of hyperbolic $3$-manifolds...

Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities

Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where the idea is as potent as the historical fact. From the Qu'ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names - Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul - resonates as an idea and a place and overspills its boundaries - real and imagined. Standing as the gateway between the East and West, it has served as the capital of the Roman, Byzantine, Latin and Ottom...

Digital Visual Culture: Theory and Practice

Digital Visual Culture presents the latest research into the relationship between theory and practice across digital media and technology in the visual arts and investigates the challenges of contemporary research and art curation, particularly in regard to new media artworks. The contributors to this volume discuss the impact of technological advances on visual art and the new art practices that are developing as a result. Many aspe...

Sourcebook for Research in Music, Third Edition

Since it was first published in 1993, the Sourcebook for Research in Music has become an invaluable resource in musical scholarship. The balance between depth of content and brevity of format makes it ideal for use as a textbook for students, a reference work for faculty and professional musicians, and as an aid for librarians. The introductory chapter includes a comprehensive list of bibliographical terms with definitions; bibliogra...

The JOBS Act: Crowdfunding for Small Businesses and Startups

This book describes how small businesses and startups can raise up to $1 million in equity (or debt) funding online via what are called Crowdfunding Platforms―online communities and websites. On May 16, 2016, the US Securities and Exchange Commission implemented Title III of the JOBS Act, a law signed by President Barack Obama and formally known as the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act. The act is designed to "reopen American capit...

World Bank Accountability : In Theory and in Practice

International financial institutions such as the World Bank should be accountable - but to whom and for what? What role is there for legal and social normativity to influence, prescribe and assess behaviour and, ultimately, realize specific outcomes? How do we answer such questions in theory and how do we implement the answers to such questions in practice? Focusing on the World Bank's development-lending operations, this book consid...