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Okamoto, Nadya

Summary: "This is a book about gender equality in the United States and how to engage in activism to get there"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 613 OKA

Diamant, Anita

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Explores the subject of menstruation, from toxic historic and religious roots to how young activists are challenging the silence and shame that can erode self-esteem and even threaten lives ..."--Page 4 of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 DIA

Summary: In this collection, writers of various ages and across racial, cultural, and gender identities share stories about the period. Each of our twelve authors brings an individual perspective and sensibility. They write about homeless periods, nonexistent periods, male periods, political periods, and more. Told with warmth and humor, these essays celebrate all kinds of period experiences. --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 305.4 PER

Stein, Elissa.

Summary: In this hip, funny, and irreverent book, menstruation is explored historically and socially. This full-color book not only offers a trove of fascinating information, but presents a pictorial history of this complex, secret, and uniquely female process.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.6 STE

Mintz, Sidney W. (Sidney Wilfred)

Summary: In this book the author shows how Europeans and Americans transformed sugar from a rare foreign luxury to a commonplace necessity of modern life, and how it changed the history of capitalism and industry. He discusses the production and consumption of sugar, and reveals how closely interwoven are sugar's origins as a "slave" crop grown in Europe's tropical colonies with its use first as an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 1986

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 394.1 MIN

Whybrow, Peter C.

Summary: An analysis of the American consumer culture cites modern statistics in obesity, depression, and panic disorders, drawing on detailed case studies to explain how today's affluent society is directly related to key social and medical issues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 301 WHY

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