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26. Cover image for 'The Politics of Preference'
Democratic Institutions and Affirmative Action in the United States and India
Sunita Parikh
Examines the history of affirmative action programs in two ethnically heterogeneous democracies, India and the United States
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Politics of Preference"
27. Cover image for 'Human Values and Beliefs'
A Cross-Cultural Sourcebook
Ronald Inglehart, Miguel Basanez, and Alejandro Moreno
Provides a wealth of information about values and beliefs of people all over the world
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Human Values and Beliefs"
28. Cover image for 'Working, Shirking, and Sabotage'
Bureaucratic Response to a Democratic Public
John Brehm and Scott Gates
Examines who influences how federal, state, and local bureaucrats allocate their efforts
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Working, Shirking, and Sabotage"
29. Cover image for 'Hot Coal, Cold Steel'
Russian and Ukrainian Workers from the End of the Soviet Union to the Post-Communist Transformations
Stephen Crowley
Explores the different response of Soviet miners and steelworkers to the collapse of the Soviet Union.
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Hot Coal, Cold Steel"
30. Cover image for 'My Life as a Night Elf Priest'
An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft
Bonnie A. Nardi
An anthropologist's analysis of one of the world's most popular online world games
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "My Life as a Night Elf Priest"
Web 2010 Open Access Available Read Online
30. Cover image for 'My Life as a Night Elf Priest'
An Anthropological Account of World of Warcraft
Bonnie A. Nardi
An anthropologist's analysis of one of the world's most popular online world games
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "My Life as a Night Elf Priest"
Web 2010 Open Access Available Read Online
31. Cover image for 'Systemic Choices'
Nonlinear Dynamics and Practical Management
Gregory A. Daneke
A foundational book explaining the sources and uses of nonlinear dynamics in the social sciences
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Systemic Choices"
32. Cover image for 'The Powers that Punish'
Prison and Politics in the Era of the "Big House", 1920-1955
Charles Bright
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Powers that Punish"
33. Cover image for 'Affirmative Action and Minority Enrollments in Medical and Law Schools'
Susan Welch and John Gruhl
Considers the impact of the Bakke decision regarding minority enrollment in professional schools
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Affirmative Action and Minority Enrollments in Medical and Law Schools"
34. Cover image for 'The Color of Representation'
Congressional Behavior and Black Interests
Kenny J. Whitby
Examines congressional responsiveness to the interests of citizens of color
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Color of Representation"
35. Cover image for 'The Politics of Community Policing'
Rearranging the Power to Punish
William Lyons
Community policing, the author argues, does not necessarily empower the community but often increases the power of the police
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Politics of Community Policing"
36. 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?
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Possibility of Popular Justice"
37. 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

Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Research Confidential"
38. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Trust beyond Borders"
39. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Wealth Accumulation and Communities of Color in the United States"
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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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Category 5"
41. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Melancholy, Love, and Time"
42. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Telescope on Society"
43. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Worldly Provincialism"
44. 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"
45. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dissent in Dangerous Times"
46. 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
Format Publication year Price Status Purchasing option
Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "It's Legal but It Ain't Right"
47. 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"
48. 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"
49. 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"
50. 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"
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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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