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451. Cover image for 'War and the State'
The Theory of International Politics
R. Harrison Wagner

Exposes the deep logical contradictions of Realist political thought and counters it with a new, more robust theory of war

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "War and the State"
452. Cover image for 'Acceptable Risks'
Politics, Policy, and Risky Technologies
C. F. Larry Heimann
The control of the use of beneficial but potentially dangerous technologies by the FDA and NASA
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Acceptable Risks"
453. Cover image for 'The Politics of Rights'
Lawyers, Public Policy, and Political Change
2nd Edition, With a New Preface by the author, and a New Foreword by Malcolm Feeley
Stuart A. Scheingold
The classic work that revolutionized discussions of the relationship between law and social change is now available in an augmented thirtieth anniversary edition
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Politics of Rights"
454. Cover image for 'Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform'
Sanford F. Schram, Joe Soss, and Richard C. Fording, Editors
A searching and succinct restatement of the many ways race and American racial attitudes affect how we talk about the poor—and how we handle the problem of poverty relief
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race and the Politics of Welfare Reform"
455. Cover image for 'Signaling Goodness'
Social Rules and Public Choice
Phillip J. Nelson and Kenneth V. Greene
A new approach to analyzing political and charitable behavior posits that morality significantly affects that behavior
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Signaling Goodness"
456. Cover image for 'The Case for the Prosecution in the Ciceronian Era'
Michael C. Alexander
A reconstruction of the case for the prosecution in the eleven trials in which Cicero delivered an extant defense speech
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Case for the Prosecution in the Ciceronian Era"
457. Cover image for 'The Laws of the Roman People'
Public Law in the Expansion and Decline of the Roman Republic
Callie Williamson

A major contribution to understanding the role of public law-making in the Roman Republic

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Laws of the Roman People"
458. Cover image for 'Television Violence and Public Policy'
James T. Hamilton, Editor
Discusses why and how we should rate the content of television programs for violence
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Television Violence and Public Policy"
459. Cover image for 'Backlash Against the ADA'
Reinterpreting Disability Rights
Linda Hamilton Krieger, Editor
Disability rights lawyers, activists, and scholars weigh in on the hot-potato issue of the last decade
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Backlash Against the ADA"
460. Cover image for 'Dissent in Dangerous Times'
Austin Sarat, Editor
A powerful and moving study of the relationship between patriotism and dissent in the post-September 11 era
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dissent in Dangerous Times"
461. Cover image for 'The Frontier of Loyalty'
Political Exiles in the Age of the Nation-State
New Edition
Yossi Shain
An eminently readable analysis of the political importance of exile, using case studies of widely-varied cultures to explore the new face of global politics
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Frontier of Loyalty"
462. 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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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "It's Legal but It Ain't Right"
463. Cover image for 'Slaves to Fashion'
Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops
Robert J. S. Ross
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Slaves to Fashion"
464. Cover image for 'Between a River and a Mountain'
The AFL-CIO and the Vietnam War
Edmund F. Wehrle
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Between a River and a Mountain"
465. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Cult of Statistical Significance"
466. Cover image for 'Market Dreams'
Gender, Class, and Capitalism in the Czech Republic
Elaine Weiner

How have women experienced the transition from socialism to market economy in Eastern Europe?

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Market Dreams"
467. Cover image for 'The Psychological Assessment of Political Leaders'
With Profiles of Saddam Hussein and Bill Clinton
Jerrold M. Post, Editor

An effective system of at-a-distance evaluation combined with comprehensive political and psychological profiles

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Psychological Assessment of Political Leaders"
468. Cover image for 'The Supreme Court on Trial'
How the American Justice System Sacrifices Innocent Defendants
George C. Thomas III

Has the American criminal justice system abandoned its duty to protect the innocent?

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Supreme Court on Trial"
469. Cover image for 'Trade Threats, Trade Wars'
Bargaining, Retaliation, and American Coercive Diplomacy
Ka Zeng
A multidisciplinary approach that offers practical policy prescriptions
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Trade Threats, Trade Wars"
470. Cover image for 'Where Women Run'
Gender and Party in the American States
Kira Sanbonmatsu
Where are the women candidates?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Where Women Run"
471. Cover image for 'Women of the Andes'
Patriarchy and Social Change in Two Peruvian Towns
Susan C. Bourque and Kay Barbara Warren
Studies women of two Peruvian highland communities and the cultural implications of gender differences
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Women of the Andes"
472. Cover image for 'Communities and Law'
Politics and Cultures of Legal Identities
Gad Barzilai
Offers an alternative approach to liberalism and to communitarianism, with an empirical focus on Israel
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Communities and Law"
473. Cover image for 'The Strategy of Campaigning'
Lessons from Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin
Kiron K. Skinner, Serhiy Kudelia, Bruce Bueno de Mesquita, and Condoleezza Rice

Explores the political careers of Ronald Reagan and Boris Yeltsin, who overcame defeat early in their political careers and rose to the highest elected offices in their respective countries

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Strategy of Campaigning"
474. Cover image for 'The Information Master'
Jean-Baptiste Colbert's Secret State Intelligence System
Jacob Soll

A fascinating inquiry into Jean-Baptiste Colbert's collection of knowledge

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Information Master"
475. Cover image for 'Banking on Reform'
Political Parties and Central Bank Independence in the Industrial Democracies
William Bernhard
Examines the political determinants of recent reforms to monetary policy institutions in the industrial democracies
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Banking on Reform"
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The University of Michigan Press offers many titles as electronic books in EPUB, PDF, Kindle, and Audiobook formats.

Our EPUB and PDFs may be read using free Adobe Digital Editions software. Digital Editions is available for PC, Mac, major mobile platforms, and many e-reader devices. Visit the Adobe Digital Editions Supported Ebook Devices page for a complete list of e-reader devices that are compatible with the software and their FAQ page for other questions about the software.

Available Ebook reading systems vary widely in their support for accessibility features. For EPUB, visit EPUB Test for accessibility support information for specific platforms. Contact us if you have a question about the best reading system for your needs at umpress.accessibility@umich.edu.

Our Ebooks are currently offered under a single-user license, which means that your Ebook can be accessed by using one Adobe ID. Any computer authorized to this Adobe ID will be able to open the file. Learn more at the Adobe ID and Membership FAQ page.

UMP is pleased to provide customers an easy, convenient, and environmentally-friendly way to buy and read great books. For more information on how to order Ebooks, visit our Ordering page.


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