Search
Type
Format
Sort
Location

Tanner, Adam.

Summary: Looks at how Caesar's Entertainment in Las Vegas collects personal data and uses it to cater to their clients' every need, inspiring companies of all kinds to do likewise in order to grow their businesses and stay relevant.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338 TAN

Summary: "This collection of reports and essays explores police violence against Black, Brown, Indigenous and other marginalized communities, miscarriages of justice, and failures of token accountability and reform measures. It also makes a compelling and provocative argument against calling the police. Contributions cover a broad range of issues including the killing by police of Black men and women,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Haymarket Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 WHO

Dychtwald, Maddy

Summary: Life expectancy has soared to age seventy-seven and promises to rise further, and we are starting to make decisions based less on age and more on lifestyle and life stage. Maddy Dychtwald, a leading expert on generational marketing, offers a radical new view of how Americans live, work, and buy according to the new freedoms and responsibilities of our shifting age demographics, and the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.4 DYC

White, Michael D. (Michael Douglas)

Summary: No policing tactic has been more controversial than "stop and frisk," whereby police officers stop, question and frisk ordinary citizens, who they may view as potential suspects, on the streets. As Michael White and Hank Fradella show in Stop and Frisk, the first authoritative history and analysis of this tactic, there is a disconnect between our everyday understanding and the historical and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 WHI

Thomas, Rachael L.

Summary: In this title, readers learn about the #BlackLivesMatter movement, from the history of slavery and racism, to the slayings of Travon Martin and Michael Brown, to further efforts to end racism such as Campaign Zero, and #takeaknee, and Black Futures Lab. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 361.1 THO

Edwards, Sue Bradford.

Summary: "Black Lives Matter covers the shootings that touched off passionate protests, the work of activists to bring about a more just legal system, and the tensions in US society that these events have brought to light." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 EDW
1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 EDW

Eisenberg, Lee

Summary: Offers a provocative and entertaining tour of America's love/hate affair with shopping, a pursuit that, even in hard times, remains the true national pastime, in a book by the best-selling author of The Number that delves into both "The Sell Side" and "The Buy Side" of the world of shopping.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.3 EIS

Goffman, Alice.

Summary: Forty years in, the tough on crime turn in American politics has spurred a prison boom of historic proportions that disproportionately affects Black communities. It has also torn at the lives of those on the outside. As arrest quotas and high tech surveillance criminalize entire blocks, a climate of fear and suspicion pervades daily life, not only for young men entangled in the legal system,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 307 GOF

Summary: Hear the stories of people in America who are having their civil liberties stripped from them, and how they fought back. Includes interviews, commentary, animation, music, and much more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Disinformation Company Ltd. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC ACL

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Loftsgordon, Amy

Summary: Bad credit can prevent you from getting a mortgage, car loan, credit card, apartment, or even a job. It can also mean paying a bundle in rates and fees for any loans or credit you do get. Use this comprehensive how-to manual to rebuild bad credit and protect improved credit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nolo 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 332 LOF

Ferguson, Andrew G.

Summary: The Rise of Big Data Policing introduces the cutting-edge technology that is changing how the police do their jobs and shows why it is more important than ever that citizens understand the far-reaching consequences of big data surveillance as a law enforcement tool. Andrew Guthrie Ferguson reveals how these new technologies --viewed as race-neutral and objective--have been eagerly adopted by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 FER

Summary: In the 1950s, American women discovered they could earn thousands, even millions of dollars, from bowls that burped. "Tupperware ladies" fanned out across the nation's living rooms, selling efficiency and convenience to their friends and neighbors through home parties. The secret behind Tupperware's success: the women of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds who discovered they could move up in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV TUP

Bailey, Maria T.

Contents: Taking aim at the mom market -- Talking about my generation -- Working it: mothers in the office -- Baby boomers: parenting pioneers -- Gen X marks the spot -- Generation Y not? -- Silver birds, gilded wallets -- Messages for moms -- Reaching the right moms the write way -- Getting moms buzzing through public relations -- Connecting with moms through brand experiences -- Moms online and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dearborn Trade Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 658.83 BAI

Behnke, Alison

Summary: Explores the history, the many manifestations, and the consequences of this form of social injustice.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.8 BEH

Summary: This everyday guide to being a smart shopper is full of helpful tips about preventing identity theft, understanding credit, filing a consumer complaint, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Citizen Information Center 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 381.34 CON
1 available in Reference, Call number: R 381.34 CON

Holbert, Steve

Summary: An objective, research-based examination presented from the perspective of victims, civil rights advocates, and the police. Discusses racial awareness in formative years; use of race to fight crime, drugs, and terror; police response to racial profiling accusations; special interest groups and legislative efforts to end the practice; effectiveness of data collection programs; use of race in law...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Marque Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.23 HOL

Rampton, Sheldon

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 659.2 RAM

Wright, Robert A. (Robert Anthony)

Summary: Puts newly unclassified documents to use in recounting how Canadian ambassador Ken Taylor hid six Americans who had slipped out a side door and gathered intelligence for the U.S. government during the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Other Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 955.05 WRI

Eggers, Dave

Summary: In this honest look at the literal foundation of our country, Dave Eggers and Shawn Harris investigate a seemingly small trait of America's most emblematic statue. What they find is about more than history, more than art. What they find in the Statue of Liberty's right foot is the message of acceptance that is essential to an entire country's creation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books LLC 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 EGG

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 973 Eggers 2017

Gingrich, Newt

Summary: "Leading politician and bestselling author Newt Gingrich has teamed with novelist Pete Earley to create a gripping thriller to which Gingrich brings his unparalleled understanding of Washington's corridors of power. The greatest nightmare for the free world today would be a Master Terrorist hiding somewhere, coordinating radical Islamic groups at the highest level around the globe. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Street 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION GIN

Moore, Kate

6 holds on 3 copies

Summary: As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their bosses that the luminous material was safe, the women themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered from head to toe with the glowing dust. With such a coveted job, these "shining girls" were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks, Inc. 2017

Sorry, no copies available

Place a hold to request this item.

Schor, Juliet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.47 SCH

Lowery, Wesley

Summary: A behind-the-scenes account of the #blacklivesmatter movement shares insights into the young men and women behind it, citing the racially charged controversies that have motivated members and the economic, political, and personal histories that inform its purpose.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.8 LOW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.8 LOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.896 LOW