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December 10, 2012

Culture and Dignity - Dialogues between the Middle East and the West

There is No Us and Them
New book differentiates between the stereotype and the reality of East-West relations

December 10, 2012

When Religion Becomes Lethal: The Explosive Mix of Politics and Religion in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Whether it’s Islamic terrorists in the Middle East or the ongoing conflict between Israelis and Palestinians or the violence done by religious extremists in the United States, why does religion too often lead to lethal results? This book will give readers not just a picture of the problems but a vision of a hopeful way forward that does not ignore their distinctive worldviews but that works with them.

7:00 PM EST December 05, 2012

EPO Doping in Elite Cycling: No Evidence of Benefit, But High Risk of Harm

The drug erythropoietin, often called EPO, is banned from sports because it is believed to enhance an athlete’s performance and give people who use it an unfair advantage over unenhanced competitors. However a new systemic review of existing research, published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, reveals that there is no scientific evidence that it does enhance performance, but there is evidence that using it in sport could place a user’s health and life at risk.

December 04, 2012

Can the Pharmaceutical Industry Restore Its Broken Image?

Devalued and Distrusted: Can the Pharmaceutical Industry Restore Its Broken Image?  offers a balanced view of the role of drug discovery in improving public health.

December 02, 2012

How Job Hunters Fight to Navigate the Unemployment Black Hole

With unemployment levels at their highest since the great depression, an army of job hunters has become a central part of the world of work. Research into job hunting often focuses on links between the personality of the applicant and their success, but new research in Personal Psychology sets out the key contextual factors which explain how job hunters’ demands are related to their success.

November 26, 2012

Debacle - New book by Grover Norquist and John Lott, Jr.

Grover Norquist, President of Americans for Tax Reform, and noted economist John Lott, team up to co-author DEBACLE: Obama's War on Jobs and Growth and What We Can Do Now to Regain Our Future.  In stores March 2012.

November 13, 2012

Ten Creative Ways to Lead Change When Someone Else Is Running the Show

The global economy has turned the rules of leadership upside down and shaken them vigorously for good measure. If you’d like to start sparking positive change within your organization, read on for ten ways to be proactive.

November 11, 2012

Want to Get in Touch with a Better Reality? Listen to Black Sabbath.

Edited by William Irwin Ear-splittingly loud, for some, musically-challenging and with lyrics that speak of apocalypse, death and destruction, listening to Black Sabbath is not for everyone. In fact, some would tell you that the band worship Satan, their songs promote violence and even try to convince teenagers to commit suicide.

November 05, 2012

Wiley Establishes Print on Demand Solution for Online Only Journals through The Sheridan Press

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWA and JWB), a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-based services in areas of scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly research; professional practice; and global education, today announced a partnership with The Sheridan Press, print and publication services provider to the STM and scholarly journal community. Through this partnership Wiley’s online only journal titles will be available as Print on Demand (POD) copies, delivered through Sheridan’s sophisticated production system. Starting in January 2013, a total of 145 online only titles will now be available in print via this solution.

November 05, 2012

Sporting Victories Help Politicians Win Re-Election, Study Shows

Politicians are seldom slow in their attempts to convert the feel good factors generated by major sporting wins into political support, and for good reason.

October 30, 2012

What Kind of Hobbit Are You? New Book Helps You Discover Your Inner Took...

The Hobbit and Philosophy: For When You've Lost Your Dwarves, Your Wizard and Your Way


October 26, 2012

What Authors Want From Open Access Publishing

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., today announced the results of an author survey on open access, with over ten thousand respondents from across Wiley’s journal portfolio. The research explored the factors that authors assess when deciding where to publish, and whether to publish open access.  Among the top factors considered by authors were the relevance and scope of the journal, the journal’s impact factor and the international reach of the journal.

October 16, 2012

Wiley Congratulates the 2012 Nobel Laureates

Eight of the 2012 Laureates are Wiley Authors

October 15, 2012

Professors Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley Awarded The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2012

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2012 has been awarded jointly to Professors Alvin E. Roth and Lloyd S. Shapley; both have published with Wiley.

October 15, 2012

Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, 12th Edition, 5 Volume Set

Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the 12th edition of Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials.

October 09, 2012

Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 Awarded to Wiley Authors

John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to learn that the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2012 to Serge Haroche and David J. Wineland.

12:00 AM EDT September 24, 2012

Young Cancer Survivors Often Forgo Medical Care Due to Costs

Many survivors of adolescent and young adult cancers avoid routine medical care because it’s too expensive, despite the fact that most have health insurance. That is the conclusion of a new study published early online in CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society. The results indicate that expanding insurance coverage for young cancer survivors may be insufficient to safeguard their long-term health without efforts to reduce their medical cost burdens.

August 15, 2012

How to Improve Your Mind: 20 Keys to Unlock the Modern World

Each day our minds experience a deluge of conversation, lectures, newspapers, TV, the Internet, and more.  But what should we really be paying attention to?

August 15, 2012

The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries in Physical Activity

Created in collaboration with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee, this exciting new book provides an extensive guide to the diagnosis, management, and continued care of patients with sports injuries.