University of Michigan Press Textbooks


The Midnight Meal and Other Essays About Doctors, Patients, and Medicine

The Midnight Meal and Other Essays About Doctors, Patients, and Medicine

  • by Jerome Lowenstein, Howard Markel (Foreword by), Alexandra Minna Stern (Foreword by)
  • ISBN: 0472030841
  • ISBN-13: 9780472030842
In this expanded edition, an accomplished physician and teacher of medicine discusses the importance of being a caring doctor, especially now that the focus of medicine is increasingly on technological innovation and health care costs.

Economics as a Social Science: An Approach to Nonautistic Theory

Economics as a Social Science: An Approach to Nonautistic Theory

  • by Andrew M. Kamarck
  • ISBN: 0472112430
  • ISBN-13: 9780472112432
Contrary to conventional economic theory, which assumes that people have no free will, this book instead bases economics on the realistic assumption that human beings can choose; that we are complex beings affected by emotion, custom, habit ...

Fundamental Development of the Social Sciences: Rockefeller Philanthropy and the United States Social Science Research Council

Fundamental Development of the Social Sciences: Rockefeller Philanthropy and the United States Social Science Research Council

  • by Donald Fisher
  • ISBN: 0472102702
  • ISBN-13: 9780472102709
Sociologist Donald Fisher studies the history and sociology of the social sciences

Social Science Knowledge and Economic Development: An Institutional Design Perspective

Social Science Knowledge and Economic Development: An Institutional Design Perspective

  • by Vernon W. Ruttan
  • ISBN: 0472113550
  • ISBN-13: 9780472113552
"The central premise of this book is that the demand for social science knowledge is derived from the demand for institutional change." --pref.

Berossos and Manetho, Introduced and Translated: Native Traditions in Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt

Berossos and Manetho, Introduced and Translated: Native Traditions in Ancient Mesopotamia and Egypt

  • by Gerald Verbrugghe, John Wickersham
  • ISBN: 0472086871
  • ISBN-13: 9780472086870
An accessible introduction to the world of the pharaohs and Alexander the Great

Future Medicine: Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation

Future Medicine: Ethical Dilemmas, Regulatory Challenges, and Therapeutic Pathways to Health Care and Healing in Human Transformation

  • by Michael Howard Cohen
  • ISBN: 0472088890
  • ISBN-13: 9780472088898
In concise, evocative strokes, the book lays the foundation for a novel synthesis of ideas from such diverse disciplines as transpersonal psychology, political philosophy, and bioethics.

History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning

History, Medicine, and the Traditions of Renaissance Learning

  • by Nancy G. Siraisi
  • ISBN: 0472116029
  • ISBN-13: 9780472116027
The choice of examples is fascinating, and it puts Renaissance documents into a new context. This is a major book, well written, richly learned and with further implications for more than students of medical history.

Risk-Taking in International Politics: Prospect Theory in American Foreign Policy

Risk-Taking in International Politics: Prospect Theory in American Foreign Policy

  • by Rose McDermott
  • ISBN: 0472087878
  • ISBN-13: 9780472087877
Discusses the way leaders deal with risk in making foreign policy decisions

A Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond

A Telescope on Society: Survey Research and Social Science at the University of Michigan and Beyond

  • by James S. House (Editor), Howard Schuman (Editor), Eleanor Singer, Robert L. Kahn (Editor), F. Thomas Juster (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0472098489
  • ISBN-13: 9780472098484
The chapters of this volume illustrate the impact that developments in survey research have had and continue to have on a broad range of social science disciplines and interdisciplinary areas ranging from political behavior and electoral ...

Amenhotep III: Perspectives on His Reign

Amenhotep III: Perspectives on His Reign

  • by David O'Connor, Eric H. Cline (Editor)
  • ISBN: 0472088335
  • ISBN-13: 9780472088331
A collection examining the roots of heresy on the Nile

 

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