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The Marketability of Political Skills
Glenn R. Parker
A sophisticated yet accessible analysis of the acquisition and marketability of political skills
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The Marketability of Political Skills
Glenn R. Parker
A sophisticated yet accessible analysis of the acquisition and marketability of political skills
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The Marketability of Political Skills
Glenn R. Parker
Members of Congress purposefully develop expertise to improve their employment prospects after they leave office
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2. Cover image for 'The Cult of Statistical Significance'
How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
How the most important statistical method used in many of the sciences doesn't pass the test for basic common sense
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2. Cover image for 'The Cult of Statistical Significance'
How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
How the most important statistical method used in many of the sciences doesn't pass the test for basic common sense
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2. Cover image for 'The Cult of Statistical Significance'
How the Standard Error Costs Us Jobs, Justice, and Lives
Stephen T. Ziliak and Deirdre N. McCloskey
How the most important statistical method used in many of the sciences doesn't pass the test for basic common sense
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3. Cover image for 'A Unified Theory of Collective Action and Social Change'
Luis Fernando Medina
An intriguing examination of one of the most important unresolved problems in social choice theory: how do we best understand people's decision to pay the cost of a public good?
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Luis Fernando Medina
An intriguing examination of one of the most important unresolved problems in social choice theory: how do we best understand people's decision to pay the cost of a public good?
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Current Issues
Jessica Gordon Nembhard and Ngina Chiteji, Editors
A unique examination of asset accumulation and the connection between wealth and well-being among different racial and ethnic communities in the United States
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Current Issues
Jessica Gordon Nembhard and Ngina Chiteji, Editors
A unique examination of asset accumulation and the connection between wealth and well-being among different racial and ethnic communities in the United States
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5. Cover image for 'Fragments of Development'
Nation, Gender, and the Space of Modernity
Suzanne Bergeron
Offers an account of the construction of the national economy as an object of development policy
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Nation, Gender, and the Space of Modernity
Suzanne Bergeron
Offers an account of the construction of the national economy as an object of development policy
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6. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
The Curious Fate of American Materialism
1st Edition
Robert E. Lane
A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views
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The Curious Fate of American Materialism
Robert E. Lane
A creative presentation of Lane's career research as an ongoing conversation between two fictitious social scientists with opposing views
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7. Cover image for 'It's Legal but It Ain't Right'
Harmful Social Consequences of Legal Industries
Nikos Passas and Neva Goodwin
A wide range of scholars, journalists, and policy analysts examine the "lawful but awful" practices that populate the gray area between legality and morality
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Harmful Social Consequences of Legal Industries
Nikos Passas and Neva Goodwin
A wide range of scholars, journalists, and policy analysts examine the "lawful but awful" practices that populate the gray area between legality and morality
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8. Cover image for 'Liberating Economics'
Feminist Perspectives on Families, Work, and Globalization
Drucilla K. Barker and Susan F. Feiner
The first accessible book to offer a feminist analysis of economic relationships illuminates the role of gender in contemporary economic life
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Feminist Perspectives on Families, Work, and Globalization
Drucilla K. Barker and Susan F. Feiner
The first accessible book to offer a feminist analysis of economic relationships illuminates the role of gender in contemporary economic life
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9. Cover image for 'Slaves to Fashion'
Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops
Robert J. S. Ross
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Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops
Robert J. S. Ross
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10. Cover image for 'A Telescope on Society'
Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond
James S. House, F. Thomas Juster, Robert L. Kahn, Howard Schuman, and Eleanor Singer, Editors
Maps the development of social science in the twentieth century through the instrument of survey research
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Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond
James S. House, F. Thomas Juster, Robert L. Kahn, Howard Schuman, and Eleanor Singer, Editors
Maps the development of social science in the twentieth century through the instrument of survey research
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11. Cover image for 'Preference Pollution'
How Markets Create the Desires We Dislike
David George
Explores the failure of markets to shape desirable preferences
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How Markets Create the Desires We Dislike
David George
Explores the failure of markets to shape desirable preferences
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12. Cover image for 'Social Science Knowledge and Economic Development'
An Institutional Design Perspective
Vernon W. Ruttan
Synthesizes various strands of social science research and thought, including evolution of thought about development in anthropology, sociology, political science, and growth economics
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13. Cover image for 'Economics in Real Time'
A Theoretical Reconstruction
John McDermott
A new model for contemporary economic behavior
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Industrial Networks and Institutional Change in Postcommunism
Gerald A. McDermott
An empirical analysis of changing industrial processes in the postcommunist Czech Republic
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Industrial Networks and Institutional Change in Postcommunism
Gerald A. McDermott
An empirical analysis of changing industrial processes in the postcommunist Czech Republic
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An Approach to Nonautistic Theory
Andrew M. Kamarck
Rescues economic theory from mathematics, restoring a realistic approach to human motivations and behavior in the real world economy
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An Approach to Nonautistic Theory
Andrew M. Kamarck
Rescues economic theory from mathematics, restoring a realistic approach to human motivations and behavior in the real world economy
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16. Cover image for 'The Well-Being of the Elderly in Asia'
A Four-Country Comparative Study
Albert I. Hermalin, Editor
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A Four-Country Comparative Study
Albert I. Hermalin, Editor
Examines the effects of social and economic change on the aging populations of Asia
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17. Cover image for 'Social Science and Policy-Making'
A Search for Relevance in the Twentieth Century
David L. Featherman and Maris A. Vinovskis, Editors
How the social sciences in America were developed as a means of social reform
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A Search for Relevance in the Twentieth Century
David L. Featherman and Maris A. Vinovskis, Editors
How the social sciences in America were developed as a means of social reform
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A Search for Relevance in the Twentieth Century
David L. Featherman and Maris A. Vinovskis, Editors
How the social sciences in America were developed as a means of social reform
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18. Cover image for 'The Well-Being of Children and Families'
Research and Data Needs
Arland Thornton, Editor
An interdisciplinary examination of how well American families and children are faring at the start of the third millennium
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19. Cover image for 'Economic Organizations and Social Systems'
Robert A. Solo
The reappearance of a book written and published before its time
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Building Market Institutions in Russia
Timothy Frye
Offers a new political explanation for the creation of market institutions as it investigates Russia's transition from a command economy
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20. Cover image for 'Brokers and Bureaucrats'
Building Market Institutions in Russia
Timothy Frye
Offers a new political explanation for the creation of market institutions as it investigates Russia's transition from a command economy
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20. Cover image for 'Brokers and Bureaucrats'
Building Market Institutions in Russia
Timothy Frye
Offers a new political explanation for the creation of market institutions as it investigates Russia's transition from a command economy
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21. Cover image for 'Coping With Poverty'
The Social Contexts of Neighborhood, Work, and Family in the African-American Community
Sheldon Danziger and Ann Chih Lin, Editors
Qualitative research seeks to place poverty among African-Americans into the context of family, work, and community
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The Social Contexts of Neighborhood, Work, and Family in the African-American Community
Sheldon Danziger and Ann Chih Lin, Editors
Qualitative research seeks to place poverty among African-Americans into the context of family, work, and community
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22. Cover image for 'A Civil Economy'
Transforming the Marketplace in the Twenty-First Century
Severyn T. Bruyn
An accessible overview of the concept of the civil economy and how it works
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Transforming the Marketplace in the Twenty-First Century
Severyn T. Bruyn
An accessible overview of the concept of the civil economy and how it works
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22. Cover image for 'A Civil Economy'
Transforming the Marketplace in the Twenty-First Century
Severyn T. Bruyn
An accessible overview of the concept of the civil economy and how it works
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23. Cover image for 'Swallows and Settlers'
The Great Migration from North China to Manchuria
Volume: 87
Thomas R. Gottschang and Diana Lary
Presents both statistical analysis and the perspectives of individual migrants and their families
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24. Cover image for 'Harvesting Coffee, Bargaining Wages'
Rural Labor Markets in Colombia, 1975-1990
Sutti Ortiz
A close ethnographic study of how culture, power, gender, and institutions affect labor exchanges
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Hardcover 1999 $88.00 Available Add Hardcover for "Harvesting Coffee, Bargaining Wages" to Cart
25. Cover image for 'The Economic Consequences of Immigration'
Second Edition
Julian L. Simon
Argues convincingly that immigration continues to benefit U.S. natives as well as most developed countries
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Paper 1999 $38.95 Available Add Paper for "The Economic Consequences of Immigration" to Cart
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