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Klinenberg, Eric

Summary: "Crisis has a way of laying bare our truest selves: who we trust, which principles and impulses we heed, whose lives we deem expendable. As it ravaged millions of lives, the Covid-19 pandemic revealed and accentuated the dividing lines that had already, for decades, splintered American public life. Against the backdrop of the 2020 presidential election, misinformation regimes, and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306 KLI

Griffith, Elisabeth

Summary: "The Nineteenth Amendment was an incomplete victory. A century later, women are still grappling with how to use the vote and their political power to expand civil rights, confront racial violence, improve maternal health, advance educational and employment opportunities, and secure reproductive rights. Formidable chronicles the efforts of white and Black women to advance sometimes competing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.42 GRI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.42 GRI

Ifill, Sherrilyn A.

Summary: This blisteringly candid discussion of the American dilemma in the age of Trump brings together the head of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the former attorney general of the United States, a bestselling author and death penalty lawyer, and a star professor for an honest conversation the country desperately needs to hear. Drawing on their collective decades of work on civil rights issues as well...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The New Press 2018

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

Fielding-Singh, Priya

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Inequality in America manifests in many ways, but perhaps nowhere more than in how we eat. From her years of field research, sociologist and ethnographer Priya Fielding-Singh brings us into the kitchens of dozens of families from varied educational, economic, and ethnoracial backgrounds to explore how--and why--we eat the way we do"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Spark 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.8 FIE

Petrou, Karen

Summary: "Economic inequality in America is on fire. The heat was rising in 2011 when Occupy Wall Street railed against the 1%, and then in 2016, when populist presidential candidates of both parties attracted fervent support. Now we see it in the platforms of 2020 candidates, whose policy proposals for tackling economic inequality reflect the critical concerns they've been hearing from angry,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Wiley 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.5 PET

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