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Dying Unneeded

The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality CrisisAuthor(s): Michelle A. Parsons
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In the early 1990s, Russia experienced one of the most extreme increases in mortality in modern history. Men's life expectancy dropped by six years; women's life expectancy dropped by three. Middle-aged men living in Moscow were particularly at risk of dying early deaths. While the early 1990s repr...

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Dying Unneeded

The Cultural Context of the Russian Mortality CrisisAuthor(s): Michelle A. Parsons
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In the early 1990s, Russia experienced one of the most extreme increases in mortality in modern history. Men's life expectancy dropped by six years; women's life expectancy dropped by three. Middle-aged men living in Moscow were particularly at risk of dying early deaths. While the early 1990s repr...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


Each Day I Like It Better

Autism, ECT, and the Treatment of Our Most Impaired ChildrenAuthor(s): Amy S. F. Lutz
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In the fall of 2009, Amy Lutz and her husband, Andy, struggled with one of the worst decisions parents could possibly face: whether they could safely keep their autistic ten-year-old son, Jonah, at home any longer. Multiple medication trials, a long procession of behavior modification strategies, a...

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Each Day I Like It Better

Autism, ECT, and the Treatment of Our Most Impaired ChildrenAuthor(s): Amy S. F. Lutz
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In the fall of 2009, Amy Lutz and her husband, Andy, struggled with one of the worst decisions parents could possibly face: whether they could safely keep their autistic ten-year-old son, Jonah, at home any longer. Multiple medication trials, a long procession of behavior modification strategies, a...

· List Price: $49.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


How Human Rights Can Build Haiti

Activists, Lawyers, and the Grassroots CampaignAuthor(s): Fran Quigley
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The story of a team of human rights advocates who work to bring justice to the poor and reverse the legacy of lawlessness and suffering in Haiti

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Living in the Land of Limbo

Fiction and Poetry about Family CaregivingEditor(s): Carol Levine
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Living in the Land of Limbo is the first anthology of short stories and poems about family caregivers. These men and women find themselves in "limbo," as they struggle to take care of a family member or friend in the uncertain world of chronic illness. The authors explore caregivers' experie...

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Living in the Land of Limbo

Fiction and Poetry about Family CaregivingEditor(s): Carol Levine
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Living in the Land of Limbo is the first anthology of short stories and poems about family caregivers. These men and women find themselves in "limbo," as they struggle to take care of a family member or friend in the uncertain world of chronic illness. The authors explore caregivers' experie...

· List Price: $49.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


Open to Disruption

Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow SociologyEditor(s): Anita Ilta Garey, Rosanna Hertz, Margaret K. Nelson
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At a time when an emphasis on productivity in higher education threatens to undermine well-crafted research, these highly reflexive essays capture the sometimes profound intellectual effects that may accompany disrupted scholarship. They reveal that over long periods of time relationships with peop...

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Open to Disruption

Time and Craft in the Practice of Slow SociologyEditor(s): Anita Ilta Garey, Rosanna Hertz, Margaret K. Nelson
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At a time when an emphasis on productivity in higher education threatens to undermine well-crafted research, these highly reflexive essays capture the sometimes profound intellectual effects that may accompany disrupted scholarship. They reveal that over long periods of time relationships with peop...

· List Price: $69.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


Opting for Elsewhere

Lifestyle Migration in the American Middle ClassAuthor(s): Brian A. Hoey
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"Do you get told what the good life is, or do you figure it out for yourself?" This is the central question of Opting for Elsewhere, as the reader encounters stories of people who chose relocation as a way of redefining themselves and reordering work, family, and personal priorities. This is...

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Pro-Life, Pro-Choice

Shared Values in the Abortion DebateAuthor(s): Bertha Alvarez Manninen
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In this provocative and accessible book, the author defends a pro-choice perspective but also takes seriously pro-life concerns about the moral value of the human fetus, questioning whether a fetus is nothing more than "mere tissue." She examines the legal status of the fetus in the recent Personho...

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Pro-Life, Pro-Choice

Shared Values in the Abortion DebateAuthor(s): Bertha Alvarez Manninen
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In this provocative and accessible book, the author defends a pro-choice perspective but also takes seriously pro-life concerns about the moral value of the human fetus, questioning whether a fetus is nothing more than "mere tissue." She examines the legal status of the fetus in the recent Personho...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


Screening Neoliberalism

Transforming Mexican Cinema, 1988-2012Author(s): Ignacio M. Sanchez Prado
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Cavernous, often cold, always dark, with the lingering smell of popcorn in the air: the experience of movie-going is universal. The cinematic experience in Mexico is no less profound, and has evolved in complex ways in recent years. Films like Y Tu Mama Tambien, El Mariachi, Amores Perros, a...

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Sounds of the Citizens

Dancehall and Community in JamaicaAuthor(s): Anne M. Galvin
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Dancehall: It's simultaneously a source of raucous energy in the streets of Kingston, Jamaica; a way of life for a group of professional artists and music professionals; and a force of stability and tension within the community. Electronically influenced, relevant to urban Jamaicans, and highly dan...

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TennCare, One State's Experiment with Medicaid Expansion

Author(s): Christina Juris Bennett
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A history of the struggle among competing stakeholders in one of the oldest and most controversial experiments in US health care policy, a precursor to Obamacare. In 1993, Tennessee launched a reform initiative designed to simultaneously expand the proportion of residents with health insurance and ...

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TennCare, One State's Experiment with Medicaid Expansion

Author(s): Christina Juris Bennett
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A history of the struggle among competing stakeholders in one of the oldest and most controversial experiments in US health care policy, a precursor to Obamacare. In 1993, Tennessee launched a reform initiative designed to simultaneously expand the proportion of residents with health insurance and ...

· List Price: $69.95 · ebook Price: $9.99


The World of the John Birch Society

Conspiracy, Conservatism, and the Cold WarAuthor(s): D. J. Mulloy
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A Selection of the History Book Club

As far as members of the hugely controversial John Birch Society were concerned, the Cold War revealed in stark clarity the loyalties and disloyalties of numerous important Americans, including Dwight Eisenhower, John Kennedy, and Earl Warren. Foun...

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With a Little Help from Our Friends

Creating Community as We Grow OlderAuthor(s): Beth Baker
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In this book, an award-winning journalist tells the story of people devising innovative ways to live as they approach retirement, options that ensure they are surrounded by a circle of friends, family, and neighbors. Based on visits and interviews at many communities around the country, Beth Baker ...

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With a Little Help from Our Friends

Creating Community as We Grow OlderAuthor(s): Beth Baker
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In this book, an award-winning journalist tells the story of people devising innovative ways to live as they approach retirement, options that ensure they are surrounded by a circle of friends, family, and neighbors. Based on visits and interviews at many communities around the country, Beth Baker ...

· List Price: $59.95 · ebook Price: $9.99