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[UCP Books] The Long and the Short of It: The Science of Life Span and Aging

[Journals] Holiday Shopping Online: Don't Overwhelm Consumers with Too Many Images

[Journals] The Semantics Behind the Sale Price: When Does the "Original" Price Matter?

[Journals] Grieving for Tony Soprano: How the Public Responds to the Death of a Brand

[Journals] DIY for the Holidays: Why Do Consumers Enjoy Gifts that Require Work?

[Journals] When Bye Bye Becomes Buy Buy: How Homophones Affect Consumer Behavior

[Journals] Slackers Unite: How Fundraisers Convert Social Supporters into Socially Active Citizens

[Journals] See a Honda, Buy a Mountain Dew? What Happens When Consumers Fast-Forward through Commercials?

[UCP Books] The Accidental Species: Misunderstandings of Human Evolution

[UCP Books] From the Score to the Stage: An Illustrated History of Continental Opera Production and Staging

[UCP Books] Flawed System/Flawed Self: Job Searching and Unemployment Experiences

[UCP Books] Traveling in Place: A History of Armchair Travel

[UCP Books] Novelty: A History of the New

[UCP Books] Agewise: Fighting the New Ageism in America

[Journals] Chicago Journals to Publish Pulmonary Circulation with the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute

[UCP Books] Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in the Climate Change Century

[UCP Books] The Library: A World History

[UCP Books] The Plant Hunters: The Adventures of the World's Greatest Botanical Explorers

[UCP Books] Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored

[UCP Books] After You Left / They Took It Apart: Demolished Paul Rudolph Homes

[UCP Books] Growing Garden Bulbs

[UCP Books] Wicked Intelligence: Visual Art and the Science of Experiment in Restoration London

October 2013

[Journals] Economic Development and Cultural Change Welcomes Marcel Fafchamps as New Head Editor

[UCP Books] Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North

[Journals] Use of Antibiotics to Treat Catheter-Associated Bacteriuria Futile in Efforts to Decrease Risk of Mortality

[Journals] When Time Has a Will of Its Own, Powerless Consumers Don’t Have the Will to Wait

[Journals] What Makes Telenovelas So Popular?

[Journals] VIP Loyalty Programs: Consumers Prefer Awards They Can Share

[Journals] How Do Consumers See a Product When They Hear Music?

[Journals] Why Do Discounts Backfire When You Make Consumers Wait?

[Journals] How Do Consumers Create Markets? The Case of the Minimoto

[Journals] Home Away from Home: What Makes Consumers Support Their Favorite Businesses?

[UCP Books] Don't Look, Don't Touch, Don't Eat: The Science Behind Revulsion

[UCP Books] Personae: A Novel

[UCP Books] Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet

[UCP Books] Well Worth Saving: How the New Deal Safeguarded Home Ownership

[UCP Books] Richard Wagner: A Life in Music

[UCP Books] Black Patriots and Loyalists: Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence

[UCP Books] Bigger, Brighter, Louder: 150 Years of Chicago Theater as Seen by "Chicago Tribune" Critics

[UCP Books] Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris

[UCP Books] The Golden Age of Botanical Art

[UCP Books] Capital Culture: J. Carter Brown, the National Gallery of Art, and the Reinvention of the Museum Experience

[UCP Books] The Lost History of the New Madrid Earthquakes

[UCP Books] The Triumph of Human Empire: Verne, Morris, and Stevenson at the End of the World

[UCP Books] The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century

[UCP Books] Thirty Years of Phoenix Poets, 1983 to 2012: An E-Sampler

[UCP Books] How Partisan Media Polarize America

[UCP Books] The Almanac of American Politics 2014

[UCP Books] Sharks and People: Exploring Our Relationship with the Most Feared Fish in the Sea

[Journals] The University of Chicago Press announces the addition of the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research to its journals program

September 2013

[UCP Books] Manufacturing Morals: The Values of Silence in Business School Education

[Journals] Current Anthropology Special Issue on Potentiality and Humanness in the Fields of Medicine and Life Sciences Is Now Available

[Journals] Fetching Faces and Friendly Foxes: Selective Breeding of Foxes Reveals Why with Humans, Beauty Rules

[UCP Books] Memory: Fragments of a Modern History

[UCP Books] From Black Sox to Three-Peats: A Century of Chicago’s Best Sportswriting from the Tribune, Sun-Times, and Other Newspapers

[UCP Books] You Were Never in Chicago

[UCP Books] The Life of a Leaf

[UCP Books] Mapping the Nation: History and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century America

[UCP Books] Sea Monsters: A Voyage Around the World's Most Beguiling Map

[UCP Books] Charles Marville: Photographer of Paris

[UCP Books] Tocqueville in Arabia: Dilemmas in a Democratic Age

[Journals] Working-Class Consumers: A Look at the Complex Social System of a Trailer Park

[Journals] Why Does a Fancy Purse Say “Stay Away from My Man”?

[Journals] Why Are Consumers More Likely To Participate in Online Gaming Than Gambling?

[Journals] Does Entering the Lottery Affect Consumers’ Self-Control?

[Journals] The Price of Envy: How Do Consumers React to Flattering Salespeople?

[Journals] How Do Consumers Compare Prices? It Depends on How Powerful They Feel

[Journals] Wordplay Persuades for Customer Reviews of Truffles, but Not Laundry Detergent

[UCP Books] The Pseudoscience Wars: Immanuel Velikovsky and the Birth of the Modern Fringe

[UCP Books] The Open Door: One Hundred Poems, One Hundred Years of Poetry Magazine

[UCP Books] Health Care for Some: Rights and Rationing in the United States since 1930

[Journals] The Blushing Shopper: Does It Matter What Else You Put in the Basket with the Anti-Gas Medication?

[Journals] When is Controversy (not) Good for Building Product Buzz?

[Journals] Low Self-Esteem Consumers: When Does Standing Out Help You Fit In?

[Journals] Harmony: How Do Vietnamese Wedding Planners Manage to Please Everyone?

[Journals] When Do Consumers Think a Freebie Is More Valuable than a Discounted Product?

[Journals] Landfill Nation: What Makes Consumers Less Likely to Recycle?

[Journals] Ironic Outcomes: Being Specific, Not Flexible, Helps Consumers Achieve Their Goals

August 2013

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May 2013

[UCP Books] Revelations of a Lady Detective

[UCP Books] Does Science Need a Global Language?: English and the Future of Research

[UCP Books] Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate

[Journals] CLABSI Prevention Efforts Result in Up To 200,000 Infections Prevented in Intensive Care Units Nationwide

[UCP Books] From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha

[UCP Books] Smart Casual: The Transformation of Gourmet Restaurant Style in America

[UCP Books] Chicago Business and Industry: From Fur Trade to E-Commerce

[UCP Books] City Water, City Life: Water and the Infrastructure of Ideas in Urbanizing Philadelphia, Boston, and Chicago

[UCP Books] Billion-Dollar Fish: The Untold Story of Alaska Pollock

[UCP Books] Bas Jan Ader: Death is Elsewhere

[UCP Books] Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics

[UCP Books] The Complete Greek Tragedies: Third Edition

[UCP Books] Relationship Troubles? Some Sad Music Might Help You Feel Better

[Journals] University of Chicago Press Journal Editor Serves as Advisor to Hit PBS Series about the U.S. Constitution

[Journals] Multilingual Survey Research: Do Poor Translations Cause Bias?

[UCP Books] A Story of Six Rivers: History, Culture and Ecology

[Journals] Advertising Product Results? Put Images Closer Together

[Journals] Learning to Recycle: Does Political Ideology Matter?

[Journals] Illusion of Control: Why Sports Fans Prefer “Lucky” Products

[UCP Books] The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth

[Journals] The University of Chicago Press and ICMA Announce Partnership to Publish Gesta

[UCP Books] Payback: The Case for Revenge

[UCP Books] How Animals Grieve

[UCP Books] Medusa: In the Mirror of Time

[UCP Books] New in the Edible Series: Wine ▪ Beef ▪ Offal ▪ Orange

[UCP Books] You Were Never in Chicago is free e-book from May 1 to 5:

April 2013

[UCP Books] Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything

[UCP Books] Swordfish: A Biography of the Ocean Gladiator

[Journals] The University of Chicago Press announces the addition of I Tatti Studies in the Italian Renaissance to its journals program.

[UCP Books] The Book of Barely Imagined Beings: A 21st Century Bestiary

[UCP Books] First Son: The Biography of Richard M. Daley

[Journals] Shifts in Physiological Mechanisms Let Male Bats Balance the Need to Feed and the Urge to Breed

[Journals] Does International Child Sponsorship Work? New Research Says Yes.

[Journals] No Regrets: Close That Menu and Enjoy Your Meal More

[Journals] Does Class Shape Men’s Attitudes toward Home Improvement Projects?

[Journals] Selling Concert Tickets? Consider Parking When Setting the Price

[Journals] Does Mixing eBay and Facebook Reduce Bidding Prices?

[Journals] Do You Get What You Pay For? It Depends on Your Culture

[UCP Books] Darwin Deleted: Imagining a World without Darwin

[UCP Books] Prospero’s Son: Life, Books, Love, and Theater

[Distributed Books] The Global Economic Crisis: A Chronology

[Journals] Dedicated Cleaning Staff Shown to Reduce C. difficile Contamination in Hospital Rooms

[Journals] Decontamination of Unused Medical Supplies Reduces Healthcare Costs

[Journals] Copper Surfaces Reduce the Rate of Healthcare-Acquired Infections in the ICU

[Journals] The Teachers Who Challenged the Test

[UCP Books] Recalculating

[UCP Books] Diller Scofidio + Renfro: Architecture after Images

[UCP Books] Puss in Books


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