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51. Cover image for 'Is Social Security Broke?'
A Cartoon Guide to the Issues
Barbara R. Bergmann and Jim Bush
An entertaining introduction—using cartoons and clear explanations—to the issues everyone should know about Social Security
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Is Social Security Broke?"
52. Cover image for 'Law and the Rural Economy in the Roman Empire'
Dennis P. Kehoe
A bold application of economic theory to help provide an understanding of the role that law played in the development of the Roman economy
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Law and the Rural Economy in the Roman Empire"
53. 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"
54. Cover image for 'Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade'
Bjarne S. Jensen and Kar-yiu Wong, Editors
Combines two areas in economics: the theory of economic growth and the theory of international trade
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Dynamics, Economic Growth, and International Trade"
55. 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"
56. Cover image for 'The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece'
David M. Schaps
Reveals how the concept of money did not materialize until the invention of Greek coinage
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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Invention of Coinage and the Monetization of Ancient Greece"
57. 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"
58. 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"
59. 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"
60. 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"
61. 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?

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Ebook 2010 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Market Dreams"
62. 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"
63. 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
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Banking on Reform"
64. Cover image for 'Governing Fortune'
Casino Gambling in America
Edward A. Morse and Ernest P. Goss

The first accessible introduction to the American gaming landscape

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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Governing Fortune"
65. Cover image for 'The Role of the Judge in International Trade Regulation'
Experience and Lessons for the WTO
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Role of the Judge in International Trade Regulation"
66. Cover image for 'Harmony and the Balance'
An Intellectual History of Seventeenth-Century English Economic Thought
Andrea Finkelstein
Places the work of major economic writers of seventeenth-century England within the broader context of the intellectual revolutions of the period
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Harmony and the Balance"
67. Cover image for 'Reluctant Partners'
A History of Multilateral Trade Cooperation, 1850-2000
Andrew G. Brown
Examines how and why nations have succeeded in forming cooperative trade arrangements
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Reluctant Partners"
68. 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"
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From Equality to Hierarchy in Post-Classical Economics
Sandra J. Peart and David M. Levy
Attempts to explain the shift from egalitarian Classical economic thought to the difference and hierarchy of post-Classical economic thinking
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The "Vanity of the Philosopher""
70. Cover image for 'The Liberal Illusion'
Does Trade Promote Peace?
Katherine Barbieri
A powerful refutation of the assumption that international trade automatically promotes world peace
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Liberal Illusion"
71. Cover image for 'Protest and the Politics of Blame'
The Russian Response to Unpaid Wages
Debra Javeline
Explains the absence of wide-scale protest over unpaid wages in Russia
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Protest and the Politics of Blame"
72. 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"
73. Cover image for 'Changing Paths'
International Development and the New Politics of Inclusion
Peter P. Houtzager and Mick Moore, Editors
Explores how the world's disadvantaged may be enabled to claim a greater share of material wealth
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Changing Paths"
74. Cover image for 'International Capital Flows in Calm and Turbulent Times'
The Need for New International Architecture
Stephany Griffith-Jones, Ricardo Gottschalk, and Jacques Cailloux, Editors
Provides a much-needed look at the role of international capital flows in recent financial crises
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "International Capital Flows in Calm and Turbulent Times"
75. Cover image for 'Race, Liberalism, and Economics'
David Colander, Robert E. Prasch, and Falguni A. Sheth, Editors
Explores how economic reasoning relates to the broader concepts of liberalism and racism
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Race, Liberalism, and Economics"
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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.

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