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51. 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"
52. 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"
53. 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"
54. 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"
55. 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"
56. 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"
57. 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"
58. 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"
59. 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"
60. 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"
61. 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"
62. 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"
63. 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"
64. 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"
65. 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"
66. 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"
67. Cover image for 'Globalizations and Social Movements'
Culture, Power, and the Transnational Public Sphere
John A. Guidry, Michael D. Kennedy, and Mayer N. Zald, Editors
Explores how globalization affects social movements in different countries
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Globalizations and Social Movements"
68. Cover image for 'Brokers and Bureaucrats'
Building Market Institutions in Russia
Timothy Frye
Offers a new political explanation for the creation of market institutions as it investigates Russia's transition from a command economy
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Brokers and Bureaucrats"
69. Cover image for 'Justice and Injustice in Law and Legal Theory'
Austin Sarat and Thomas R. Kearns, Editors
Explores the relationship between law and justice
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Justice and Injustice in Law and Legal Theory"
70. Cover image for 'The Phantom Respondents'
Opinion Surveys and Political Representation
John Brehm
Examines a fundamental problem for opinion polls and those who use them
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "The Phantom Respondents"
71. Cover image for 'Capitol Investments'
The Marketability of Political Skills
Glenn R. Parker
Members of Congress purposefully develop expertise to improve their employment prospects after they leave office
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Capitol Investments"
72. Cover image for 'Chaos Theory in the Social Sciences'
Foundations and Applications
L. Douglas Kiel and Euel Elliott, Editors
Applications of chaos theory in political science, economics, and sociology
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Chaos Theory in the Social Sciences"
73. Cover image for 'A Civil Economy'
Transforming the Marketplace in the Twenty-First Century
Severyn T. Bruyn
An accessible overview of the concept of the civil economy and how it works
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "A Civil Economy"
74. Cover image for 'Cops, Teachers, Counselors'
Stories from the Front Lines of Public Service
Steven Maynard-Moody and Michael Musheno
A penetrating look at how government workers make sense of their work, ascribe identity to the people they encounter, and account for their decisions and actions
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Cops, Teachers, Counselors"
75. Cover image for 'Growth Triumphant'
The Twenty-first Century in Historical Perspective
Richard A. Easterlin
An economic historian and demographer considers what the world, freed from material need, will look like
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Ebook 2009 Available View Purchasing Options for Ebook, "Growth Triumphant"
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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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