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26. Cover image for 'The Possibility of Popular Justice'
A Case Study of Community Mediation in the United States
Sally Engle Merry and Neal Milner, Editors
Can popular justice ever be a real alternative to the violence and coercion of state law?
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Possibility of Popular Justice"
27. Cover image for 'Research Confidential'
Solutions to Problems Most Social Scientists Pretend They Never Have
Eszter Hargittai, editor

A new guide for a new generation of social science researchers

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Research Confidential"
28. Cover image for 'Trust beyond Borders'
Immigration, the Welfare State, and Identity in Modern Societies
Markus M.L. Crepaz
How immigration influences popular concepts of citizenship and civic trust
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Trust beyond Borders"
29. Cover image for 'Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States'
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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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States"
30. Cover image for 'Category 5'
The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane
Ernest Zebrowski and Judith A. Howard
The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm—overwhelmingly the poor—left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Category 5"
31. Cover image for 'Melancholy, Love, and Time'
Boundaries of the Self in Ancient Literature
Peter Toohey
An examination of the effects and meaning of emotional states of distress in ancient literature
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Melancholy, Love, and Time"
32. 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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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Telescope on Society"
33. Cover image for 'Worldly Provincialism'
German Anthropology in the Age of Empire
H. Glenn Penny and Matti Bunzl, Editors
Illustrates the impact of imperialism on German scholars in the fields of anthropology and ethnology
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Worldly Provincialism"
34. 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
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Television Violence and Public Policy"
35. 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"
36. 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"
37. Cover image for 'Slaves to Fashion'
Poverty and Abuse in the New Sweatshops
Robert J. S. Ross
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Slaves to Fashion"
38. 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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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Cult of Statistical Significance"
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Gender, Class, and Capitalism in the Czech Republic
Elaine Weiner

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

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Market Dreams"
40. Cover image for 'Where Women Run'
Gender and Party in the American States
Kira Sanbonmatsu
Where are the women candidates?
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Where Women Run"
41. 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
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Communities and Law"
42. Cover image for 'Lives of Lawyers Revisited'
Transformation and Resilience in the Organizations of Practice
Michael J. Kelly
A profound ethnographic analysis of how lawyers understand and respond to sweeping changes in the legal profession
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Lives of Lawyers Revisited"
43. Cover image for 'Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln'
Tasha S. Philpot
How political parties use racial issues to manipulate their image and public opinion
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Republicans, and the Return of the Party of Lincoln"
44. Cover image for 'Before Norms'
Institutions and Civic Culture
Robert W. Jackman and Ross A. Miller
Is political behavior shaped by culture or institutions?
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Before Norms"
45. 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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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Social Science and Policy-Making"
46. 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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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Unified Theory of Collective Action and Social Change"
47. Cover image for 'Adoption in America'
Historical Perspectives
E. Wayne Carp
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Adoption in America"
48. Cover image for 'The White Welfare State'
The Racialization of U.S. Welfare Policy
Deborah E. Ward
Groundbreaking new research into the historical relationship between race and social welfare
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The White Welfare State"
49. Cover image for 'Law Stories'
Gary Bellow and Martha Minow, Editors
Accounts of law problems and the way they were handled, written by the responsible lawyers
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Law Stories"
50. Cover image for 'After the End of History'
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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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "After the End of History"
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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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