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Modeling and Interpreting Interactive Hypotheses in Regression Analysis

By Kam, Cindy D.; Franzese, Robert J.

Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.: University of Michigan Press, 2007. This book addresses the modeling, interpreting, testing, and presentation of interactive propositions in regression analysis; it begins by explaining how verbal statements of interactive arguments and hypotheses translate into mathematical empirical models; it then provides advice on estimating, interpreting, and presenting the results of such models and explains some existing general pratice rules (black textured cloth with silver lettering on spine; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$29.95

The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America (Studies in Legal History)
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The People's Welfare: Law and Regulation in Nineteenth-Century America (Studies in Legal History)

By Novak, William J.

Chapel Hill, NC, U.S.A.: The University of North Carolina Press, 1996. Trade Paperback. Fine. Based on a reading of more than a thousand court cases, this study documents the history of 19th century government regulation in the areas of pubic safety, political economy, public property, morality, and public health and challenges the myth of American individualism by recovering a distinctive American commitment to shared obligations and public duties in a well-regulated society (orange & black cover with white & black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$31.95

Respectable Citizens: Gender, Family, and Unemployment in Ontario's Great Depression (Studies in Gender and History)

By Campbell, Lara A.

Toronto, ON, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 2009. Trade Paperback. Fine. This is a study of the hardships experienced by Ontario families during the Depression of the 1930s and their impact on family life and gender roles; it examines the resources and strategies families used to cope with poverty, unemployment, eviction, foreclosure, bankruptsy, desertion, and domestic violence, and shows how collective action and protest redefined the meanings of welfare and citizenship; includes a section of photographs (gray pictorial over with red & black lettering and photo of Toronto students on a relief strike; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$24.95

Collected Poems, 1909-1962
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Collected Poems, 1909-1962

By Eliot, T. S.

New York , NY, U.S.A.: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. Quarter Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. This copy of Eliot's Collected Poems has a bookplate from the Manhattan Theatre Club's Writers in Performance series entitled T.S. Eliiot at 100, dated April 11th, 1988, and signed by the four actors who read his poems at the performance: Kate Burton, Blythe Danner, Edward Herrmann, and Sam Waterston; no date on copyright page, but a later printing than the original 1963 edition (brown quarter cloth with gold lettering on spine & tan paper-covered boards, bookplate on front pastedown, pages sightly tanned; brown dust jacket with yellow & white lettering and photo of Eliot on the back cover has slight edge wear; otherwise a bright clean, tight copy, enclosed in clear plastic cover)

$49.95

Medical Malpractice: Theory, Evidence, and Public Policy
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Medical Malpractice: Theory, Evidence, and Public Policy

By Danzon, Patricia M.

Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.: Harvard University Press, 1985. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. This is an econmic study of the medical malpractice sysem, including the legal process, the liability insurance markets, and the effect on health care; it analyzes the effeciency of the system in terms of the deterrence of medical negligence, the compensation of injured patients, and the spreading of risk; in order to provide evidence of the operation of the system in practice and evaluate proposals for reform, the auhor undertook an empirical analysis of malpractice claims and insurance markets (white cloth with black lettering on spine; white dust jacket with black lettering has very slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$24.95

Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America
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Traveling Women: Narrative Visions of Early America

By Imbarrato, Susan Clair

Athens, GA, U.S.A.: Ohio University Press, 2006. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. This is a study of women's accounts of their travels in America from 1700 to 1830, in which women recorded their journeys north and south along the eastern seaboard and west into the frontier; includes illustrations (blue cover with silver lettering on the front & spine; maroon & blue pictorial dust jacket with illustrations on the front and back has a very small, repaired edge tear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$45.00

Our Minds on Freedom: Women and the Struggle for Black Equality in Louisiana, 1924-1967
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Our Minds on Freedom: Women and the Struggle for Black Equality in Louisiana, 1924-1967

By Frystak, Shannon

Baton Rouge, LA, U.S.A.: Louisiana State University Press, 2009. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. This book is a study of the organizational and leadership roles female civil rights activists in Louisiana asumed from the 1920s to the 1960s; it shows how black women joined and led local unions and civil rights organizations, agitating for voting rights and equal treatment in the public arena, in employment, and in education, and how black and white women began to find common ground in the YMCA, the NAACP, and the National Urban League, and worked together to organize the Baton Rouge bus boycott (black textured cloth with silver lettering on spine; black pictorial dust jacket with photos of protests on the front & back covers; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$24.95

Theory and Methods of Economic Evaluation of Health Care (Developments in Health Economics and Public Policy, Volume 4)
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Theory and Methods of Economic Evaluation of Health Care (Developments in Health Economics and Public Policy, Volume 4)

By Johannesson, Magnus

Dordrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. This book shows how the costs and benefits of health care programs can be defined and measured using welfare economic theory, and devotes considerable attention to cost-effectiveness and cost-utility analysis where the health effectrs are meaured in non-monetary units, therefore providing a unified cost-benefit framework for all methods of economic evaluation of health care programs (gray & green laminated cover with black lettering; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition except for previous owner's name on front end paper; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$74.95

Velvet Jihad: Muslim Women's Quiet Resistance to Islamic Fundamentalism

By Shirazi, Faegheh

Gainesville, FL, U.S.A.: University Press of Florida, 2009. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. This is a study of the efforts of Muslim women to resist the oppressive rule of Islamic fundamentalism as they become better educated and more aware of the larger world and of their basic human rights; includes photographs (yellow textured cloth with black lettering on spine; red & orange dust jacket with author's paintings on the front & back; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$24.95

Endgame: Britain, Russia and the Final Struggle for Central Asia
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Endgame: Britain, Russia and the Final Struggle for Central Asia

By Siegel, Jennifer

London, England, U.K.: I.B.Tauris, 2002. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. This is a study of the conflict between Britain and Russia in Central Asia in the period before and after the 1907 Anglo-Russian Convention which shows that the imperial rivalry between the two world powers did not end with the agreement, but continued until the outbreak of the First World War (black textured cloth with gold lettering on spine; green & black pictorial dust jacket with photo on the front has slight edge wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$34.95

Regulation and Economics (Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Volume 9)
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Regulation and Economics (Encyclopedia of Law and Economics, Volume 9)

By Van den Bergh, Roger J.; Pacces, Alessio M. (editors)

Cheltenham, England, U.K.: Edward Elgar, 2012. Second Edition. Hard Cover. As New/No Jacket. This is a revised, expanded edition of a book that provides a comprehensive, authoritative overview of the economics of regulation, with an emphasis on European as well as American regulatory methods; individual chapters written by experts are divided into six sections: Regulation in General, Regulatory Tools, Social Regulation, Regulation of Public Utilities, Regulation of Non-Natural Monopolies, and Regulation of Professions (dark green laminated cover with gold lettering on front & spine; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment; this is a large, heavy volume that can only be shipped by domestic media maill for the stated shipping charge)

$250.00

Safety and the Work Force: Incentives and Disincentives in Workers' Compensation
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Safety and the Work Force: Incentives and Disincentives in Workers' Compensation

By Worrall, John D (editor)

Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.: ILR Press, 1983. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. This is a collection of essays on the economics of workers' compensation that examine the relationships among wages, benefits, and injury or claims rates (light yellow textured cloth with black lettering on spine; brown dust jacket with white lettering has edge wear, with a few repaired edge tears; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$50.00

The Moon and the Zither: The Story of the Western Wing

By Wang Shifu; Stephen H. West & Wilt L. Idema (editors & translators)

Berkeley, CA, U.S.A.: University of California Press, 1991. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. This is the first translation of the complete text of the earliest extant edition from 1498 of Xixiangji, The Story of the Western Wing, China's most popular love comedy, continuously performed from the 13th century to the present and published in over 100 editions during the last four centuries; includes a preface by Cyril Birth, an extensive introduction by the editors, many woodblock illustrations, and a study of woodblock illustrations by Yao Dajuin (white textured cloth with gold lettering; blue dust jacket with 12th century illustration on the front has some edge wear with a few small edge tears; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$39.95

Workers' Compensation Benefits: Adequacy, Equity, and Efficiency

By Worrall; John D.; Appel, David (editors)

0875461158 : Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, U.S.A.. 1985. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good.

$27.50

The Country House Kitchen 1650-1900: Skills and Equipment for Food Provisioning (Food and Society, Volume 8)

By Sambrook, Pamela A.; Brears, Peter (editors)

Phoenix Mill, Gloucestershire, England: Allan Sutton Publishing, 1996. Hard Cover. Fine/Very Good. 7 1/8" X 9 7. Published in association with the National Trust, this book is a collection of papers presented to the 1993 and 1994 Leeds Symposium on Food History, an illustrated survey of how country houses were provided for in terms of food preparation, compiled by experts on the history of food and domestic skills; includes many illustrations, charts, and diagrams (black textured cloth with gold lettering, photo of a country house kitchen on the end papers; dark blue dust jacket with photo of a Hampshire country house kitchen on the front has sight shelf wear; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$49.95

Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned? (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)
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Economic Regulation and Its Reform: What Have We Learned? (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)

By Rose, Nancy L. (editor)

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 2014. Hard Cover. As New/As New. This is a collection of papers by leading scholars on the history of economic regulation and reform from a conference held in 2005 to examine the economic effects of regulatory reforms during the previous three decades involving the deregulation of large segments of industry (black cloth with gold lettering and dust jacket; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$65.00

The Theory of Share Tenancy, With Special Application to Asian Agriculture and the First Phase of Taiwan Land Reform

By Cheung, Steven N. S.

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 1969. Hard Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Inscribed By Author. This book contradicts the traditional view of economists that condemned certain forms of tenancy, particularly share tenancy, or sharecropping, on grounds of inefficiency; the author shows that under private property rights different contractual arrangements do not imply different efficiencies of resource use, and applies his theory of share tenancy to a situation in which the rental percentage is reduced to a legal maximum, a frequent practice under various agrarian reforms in Asia; he analyzes the first phase of the Taiwan land reform and shows both theoretically and empirically that it led to inefficient allocation of resources; inscribed, signed, and dated by the author on the front end paper (green textured cloth with facsimile signature in black print on the front cover; very slightly bumped corners; otherwise a bright, clean, tight copy; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$95.00

Financing Health Care: Volume I & II

By Hoffmeyer, Ulrich K.; McCarthy, Thomas R. (editors)

Dodrecht, Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. These two large volumes report the results of a study of the health care systems of twelve industrial countries, all confronted by the problem of rising health care costs as the demand for health care exceeds the ability to supply it; in an attempt to understand the economic issues involved in health care reform, it examined the positive and negative aspects of the different health care systems, evaluated reforms being undertaken or considered, forecast health care expenditures in each country, and developed a model health care system that could be used to evaluate proposals for long-term reform (light orange laminated covers with dark orange lettering, spines are sunned, previous owner's name on the front end papers; first volume has one bumped corner; otherwise these are bright, clean, tight copies in very good condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment; these large, heavy voumes can only be sent by domestic media mail for the standard shipping charge)

$150.00

Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)
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Health Care Issues in the United States and Japan (National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report)

By Wise, David A.; Yashiro, Naohiro (editors)

Chicago, IL, U.S.A.: University of Chicago Press, 2006. Hard Cover. As New/As New. This book includes papers presented at a conference in Japan in 2003 by a group of American and Japanese experts in health care economics that explore the structural characteristics of the health care systems in the United States and Japan, the economic incentives that underlie both systems, and how they operate in practice (textured black cloth with gold lettering on spine; black, white & red dust jacket; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$24.95

Blueprints and Blood: The Stalinization of Soviet Architecture, 1917-1937

By Hudson, Hugh D.

Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1994. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. This is a study of early Soviet architecture that shows how Stalinist forces within the architectural community destroyed an avant-garde movement of visionary reformers, urban planners and architects who attempted to create a more humane built environment for the Soviet people (blue textured cloth with silver lettering on spine; pictorial red, blue & gray dust jacket; a bright, clean, tight copy in nearly perfect condition; in stock & available for immediate shipment)

$29.95

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