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26. Cover image for 'What Do Gay Men Want?'
An Essay on Sex, Risk, and Subjectivity
David M. Halperin

A crucial effort to understand gay men's relation to sex and risk without recourse to tainted psychological concepts

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "What Do Gay Men Want?"
27. Cover image for 'Building a New Biocultural Synthesis'
Political-Economic Perspectives on Human Biology
Alan H. Goodman and Thomas L. Leatherman, Editors
Shows the potential for a reintegrated, critical, and politically relevant biocultural anthropology
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Building a New Biocultural Synthesis"
28. Cover image for 'Deep'
Real Life with Spinal Cord Injury
Marcy Epstein and Travar Pettway, Editors
Essays plumbing the depths of life with spinal cord injury
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Deep"
29. Cover image for 'History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning'
Nancy G. Siraisi

The first book in a new series and a groundbreaking study of connections, parallels, and mutual interaction between two critical disciplines—medicine and history—in 15th- to 17th-century Europe

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning"
30. 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"
31. Cover image for 'The German Patient'
Crisis and Recovery in Postwar Culture
Jennifer M. Kapczynski

A fascinating study of disease as a trope in German debates about the Nazi past

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The German Patient"
32. Cover image for 'Fractured Borders'
Reading Women's Cancer Literature
Mary K. DeShazer
Looks at the ways that literary artists have responded to women's cancer through poetry, drama, fiction, autobiography, and environmental writing
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Fractured Borders"
33. Cover image for 'Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry'
The Birth of Postpsychiatry
Bradley Lewis
A spirited critique of the practice of psychiatry in the United States that argues for the democratization of psychiatric knowledge
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Moving Beyond Prozac, DSM, and the New Psychiatry"
34. Cover image for 'Remembering to Live'
Illness at the Intersection of Anxiety and Knowledge in Rural Indonesia
M. Cameron Hay
An ethnographic exploration of health, illness, and healing among a poor, rural Indonesian people
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Remembering to Live"
35. Cover image for 'The Challenge of Regulating Managed Care'
John E. Billi and Gail B. Agrawal, Editors
A rare insight into the views of major stakeholders in the debate about oversight of the managed-care industry
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Challenge of Regulating Managed Care"
36. Cover image for 'The DNA Mystique'
The Gene as a Cultural Icon
Dorothy Nelkin and M. Susan Lindee
Explores the values, assumptions, and consequences of the circulation of DNA in popular culture
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The DNA Mystique"
37. Cover image for 'Mergers of Teaching Hospitals in Boston, New York, and Northern California'
John A. Kastor
A fascintating look at the difficulties involved in merging health-care institutions
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Mergers of Teaching Hospitals in Boston, New York, and Northern California"
38. Cover image for 'Revels in Madness'
Insanity in Medicine and Literature
Allen Thiher
A sweeping survey of how notions of madness have been represented in medicine and literature from the Greeks to the present
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Revels in Madness"
39. Cover image for 'Affirmative Action in Medicine'
Improving Health Care for Everyone
James L. Curtis, M.D.
An important look at how affirmative action in medical training is key to more equitable health care in the United States
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Affirmative Action in Medicine"
40. Cover image for 'Formative Years'
Children's Health in the United States, 1880-2000
Alexandra Minna Stern and Howard Markel, Editors
Sheds light on the development of the fields of pediatrics and child health during the last century
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Formative Years"
41. Cover image for 'Future Medicine'
Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation
Michael H. Cohen
A thought-provoking exploration of the future of alternative medicine in the healthcare system
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Future Medicine"
42. Cover image for 'The Accidental Teacher'
Life Lessons from My Silent Son
An Autism Memoir
Annie Lubliner Lehmann

A mother's honest, unvarnished, and touching memoir about the life lessons she learned from a son with autism

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Accidental Teacher"
43. Cover image for 'Markets and Medicine'
The Politics of Health Care Reform in Britain, Germany, and the United States
Susan Giaimo
Explores diverse governmental and institutional solutions to containing health care costs
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Markets and Medicine"
44. Cover image for 'Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk'
Fertility and Danger in West Central Tanzania
Denise Roth Allen
An investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Managing Motherhood, Managing Risk"
45. Cover image for 'Opposition and Intimidation'
The Abortion Wars and Strategies of Political Harassment
Alesha E. Doan
The first systematic study of the extralegal tactics employed by the American anti-abortion movement
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Opposition and Intimidation"
46. Cover image for 'Inside/Outside'
A Physician's Journey with Breast Cancer
Janet R. Gilsdorf, M.D.
A memoir of a physician with breast cancer, Inside/Outside tells the unforgettable story of when a doctor becomes a patient
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Inside/Outside"
47. Cover image for 'Suing the Gun Industry'
A Battle at the Crossroads of Gun Control and Mass Torts
Timothy D. Lytton
The first comprehensive analysis of recent lawsuits against gun makers
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Suing the Gun Industry"
48. Cover image for 'Dying Inside'
The HIV/AIDS Ward at Limestone Prison
Benjamin Fleury-Steiner
A graphic exposé of the inhumane treatment of HIV-positive inmates in U.S. prisons
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dying Inside"
Audio Download 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Dying Inside"
48. Cover image for 'Dying Inside'
The HIV/AIDS Ward at Limestone Prison
Benjamin Fleury-Steiner
A graphic exposé of the inhumane treatment of HIV-positive inmates in U.S. prisons
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dying Inside"
Audio Download 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Audio Download, "Dying Inside"
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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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