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Introducing Columbia Scholarship Online

Columbia Scholarship Online

Columbia University Press has now launched Columbia Scholarship Online (CUSO). Part of the groundbreaking University Press Scholarship Online (UPSO) platform, CUSO brings 389 high-quality scholarly works from Columbia online, across a wealth of subjects in the humanities and social sciences.

Founded in 1893, Columbia University Press is the fourth-oldest university press in the United States and enjoys an international reputation for cutting-edge scholarship. The Press seeks to publish outstanding original works by scholars and other intellectuals that contribute to an understanding of global human concern, while also reflecting Columbia University's role as a key institution in the cultural and intellectual landscape of New York City.

Columbia Scholarship Online is available to academic institutions, so ask your librarian if you have access. If not, then recommend CUSO to your librarian today to access this essential online research resource

Recommend to your librarian

Why not see for yourself what Columbia Scholarship Online has to offer? Read the below sample chapters covering a fascinating array of subjects, from mankins future on Mars, to the complicated ethics of cloning, and a discussion of gender in American foreign policy - freely available for a limited time.

 

Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration

'The Case for Mars' in Mankind Beyond Earth: The History, Science, and Future of Human Space Exploration by Claude Piantadosi

With a mission to Mars in the not so distant future, space exploration has never looked more exciting. If an exploratory project was to be launched to the red planet, what approach should we take?

Read more here.

 

 

Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers

'To Clone or not to Clone: That is the Question' in Stem Cell Dialogues: A Philosophical and Scientific Inquiry Into Medical Frontiers edited by Sheldon Krimsky

The ethics of cloning and stem cell research are complex and nuanced. Could our ethical concerns hold back scientific progress? In this dialogue, Dr. Rebecca Franklin and Dr. Howard Chadwick discuss, and ask - to clone or not to clone?

Read more here.

 

 

The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy

'How Sex Came to Matter in U.S. Foreign Policy' in The Hillary Doctrine: Sex and American Foreign Policy by Valerie M. Hudson, Patricia Leidl, and Swanee Hunt

Gender equality and treatement of women were sadly lacking in America's foreign policy, until Hillary Rodham Clinton gave her speech at the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in September 1995. Learn more about the speech, and the subsequent fourteen-year 'Hillary Doctrine'.

Read more here.