Featured Review: Essays in Keynesian Persuasion

The prominent and renowned post-Keynesian economist and academic ​Professor Emeritus Geoffrey Harcourt AO has become the most recent voice to provide critical acclaim for Maria Cristina Marcuzzo’s collection Essays in Keynesian Persuasion (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019). Harcourt is Emeritus Reader in the History of Economic Theory, University of Cambridge (1998), Emeritus Fellow, Jesus College, Cambridge … Continue reading Featured Review: Essays in Keynesian Persuasion

Featured Review: Homage to Political Philosophy: The Good Society from Plato to the Present

James Flynn’s valuable introduction to political philosophy has already received a wealth of critical praise. Charles Murray, Fellow of the American Enterprise Institute and co-author of The Bell Curve (1994), called it “a book that makes political philosophy come alive”: “It mixes passages from classical texts with problems posed by today’s headlines. It describes complex … Continue reading Featured Review: Homage to Political Philosophy: The Good Society from Plato to the Present

Featured Review: Memory, Place and Autobiography: Experiments in Documentary Filmmaking

The influential and pioneering film journal Jump Cut has focused on media and its relation to class, race, and gender since 1974. Its autumn 2019 edition features an article by Gail Vanstone which highlights the numerous strengths of Jill Daniels’ recent monograph with Cambridge Scholars, Memory, Place and Autobiography: Experiments in Documentary Filmmaking. Daniels is … Continue reading Featured Review: Memory, Place and Autobiography: Experiments in Documentary Filmmaking

The New Gendered Plundering of Africa: Nigerian Prostitution in Italy by Carmela Grillone: Featured Review

Carmela "Milly" Grillone’s interest in international criminology resulted from the killing of a member of her family: the anti-mafia police officer Ninni Cassarà, brutally murdered during the “Years of Lead”. After having served as an international development worker in the UN and in NGOs for over a decade in the peripheries of the world (Africa, … Continue reading The New Gendered Plundering of Africa: Nigerian Prostitution in Italy by Carmela Grillone: Featured Review

Book Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Uploaded Resources for a Fully Online Course by Betty McDonald

Review by: Dr Kogi Naidoo, Associate Professor & Director, Learning Academy, Charles Sturt University, Australia A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Uploaded Resources for a Fully Online Course by Betty McDonald The book is a relevant, desktop guide and self-help resource for the busy reflective academic who aspires to having an engaging and well thought out … Continue reading Book Review: A Step-by-Step Guide for Using Uploaded Resources for a Fully Online Course by Betty McDonald

Book Review: The Otherworld in Myth, Folklore, Cinema, and Brain Science by Jim Kline

Read author and scholar James Hollis' review of Jim Kline's unique multidisciplinary text below. 'Catabasis: the Descent into the Otherworld' "French surrealist poet Paul Eluard once observed that there is another world, and it is this one.  Scholar Jim Kline invites us to explore this otherworld, to witness the many descents, the catabasis, in his … Continue reading Book Review: The Otherworld in Myth, Folklore, Cinema, and Brain Science by Jim Kline

Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

"One of the great moments in footy for me was Michael Long’s scintillating, and brilliant charge through the centre of the MCG to sensationally kick the first goal of the 1993 Grand Final against Carlton. As one, to a deafening roar from the crowd, the Essendon supporters rose, not only to cheer the audacity of this … Continue reading Almanac Book Review: Aboriginal People and Australian Football in the Nineteenth Century: They Did Not Come from Nowhere by Roy Hay

Book Review: The Literary Reagan: Authentic Quotations from His Life

The Literary Reagan: Authentic Quotations from His Life By Nicholas Dujmovic. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019. Hardcover, 346 pages, $88. Reviewed by William F. Meehan III 'Nicholas Dujmovic’s rationale for compiling and editing The Literary Reagan is clear: the legacy of the fortieth President of the United States, who passed away in 2004, continues to inspire political discourse across America … Continue reading Book Review: The Literary Reagan: Authentic Quotations from His Life

Book Review: A Most Extraordinary, Everyday Family Story of Coming to the New World, 1660-2016.

Review by William D. Morain 'Professor Clyde R. Forsberg’s deeply personal tenth book continues the engaging style of his previous work, portraying this time the eventful struggles of his own forebears—from Sweden, Switzerland, Holland, Scotland, and England. Tracing the disparate strains of his ancestry back to the seventeenth century, he abandons any hagiographic importunities, describing … Continue reading Book Review: A Most Extraordinary, Everyday Family Story of Coming to the New World, 1660-2016.

Book Review: Telecommunications Law and Regulation in Nigeria

'This is an adapted version of the book review by the same author, Dr Peter Chukwuma Obutte, published under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license in Issue 23 (June, 2019) of The African Journal of Information and Communication (AJIC), 23, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.17159/2077-7213/2019/n23a6'. Uchenna Jerome Orji’s new book takes on the Herculean … Continue reading Book Review: Telecommunications Law and Regulation in Nigeria