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Hazan, Éric.

Contents: Foreword / Rashid Khalidi -- Preface -- Nablus -- Qalqilya -- Hebron -- Afterword -- Epilogue / Michel Warschawski.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.053 HAZ

Shehadeh, Raja

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Steerforth Press 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.94 SHE

Amiry, Suad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.95 AMI

Summary: "Frontline investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years and how the government responded. [The film] chronicles the inside stories of the Bear Stearns deal, the Lehman Brothers' collapse, the propping up of insurance giant AIG and the $700 billion bailout. The film examines what Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke didn't see, couldn't...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Educational Foundation 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Makdisi, Saree.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.95 MAK

Summary: Zeitgeist: A highly controversial documentary in three parts. The first part dissects the origins of Christianity, the second gives an overview of numerous questionable aspects of 9/11 and the third explores the Federal Reserve Bank and its ability to control the economy.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: G.M.P. LLC 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Porter, Michael E.

Summary: "Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. Rising costs, mounting quality problems, and increasing numbers of citizens without health insurance are unacceptable--and unsustainable. In Redefining Health Care, Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmstead Teisberg set forth a new vision of the health care system in which every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Summary: When the residents of Budrus learn that the Israeli army plans to build the Separation Barrier through their town, cutting them off from neighboring Palestinian villages and uprooting their precious olive groves, they decide to organize. Under the leadership of Ayed Morrar, Palestinian men of all political factions come together to wage an unarmed struggle to preserve their lands. Victory seems...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arab Film Distribution 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF BUD

Moore, Wes

Summary: "Wes Moore's remarkable bestseller The Other Wes Moore ends when Wes completes his journey from a fatherless delinquent to college graduate and heads off to Oxford on a Rhodes Scholarship. But what happens next? Next, he had to figure out the answer to the question: What is your work? More than finding a job, he had to find the work he was meant to do. For the next decade, Wes traced a path...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 921 MOO

Wuthnow, Robert.

Summary: This book is a study of the fifty years starting in the 1950s in Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. For many Americans, the Midwest is a vast unknown. In this book the author sets out to rectify this. He shows how the region has undergone extraordinary social transformations over the past half-century and proven itself surprisingly...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 330.977 WUT

Summary: This film is the first feature-length documentary about how health care professionals actively implemented and covered up the tortures in Abu Ghraib, Guantanamo and the CIA Black Sites. The film shows how the torture of detainees could not continue without the assistance of these American doctors. The little-known story is told by military, legal and medical experts and portrayed through staged...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Shelter Island 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DOC

Moeller, Philip

Summary: "A coauthor of the New York Times bestselling guide to Social Security Get What's Yours authors an essential companion to explain Medicare, the nation's other major benefit for older Americans. Learn how to maximize your health coverage and save money. Social Security provides the bulk of most retirees' income and Medicare guarantees them affordable health insurance. But few people know what...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 368 MOE

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 368 MOE

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 368 MOE

Simons, Suzanne.

Summary: The name Blackwater, the world's largest private military contractor, became infamous early in the Iraq War, when four of its men were murdered by a mob in Fallujah and hung from a bridge. Since then, Blackwater has expanded dramatically; its men have been involved in scandals, including a shooting spree in Iraq that caused the Iraqi government to blacklist the company. As author Suzanne Simons...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 921 PRINCE, ERIK SIM

Raff McCaulau, Lily.

Summary: "A beautifully written and contrarian narrative about what it means to hunt in America today"--Provided by the publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Pub. 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 639 RAF

Summary: Coffee is second only to oil as the world's most valuable traded commodity, but small-scale producers rarely profit from it. This program reveals the hardship and uncertainty faced by coffee farmers in Guatemala, and how many are taking steps to obtain better prices and build better lives. Analyzing the country's traumatic history and the lingering effects of its civil war, the video sheds...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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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

Allen, Reniqua

Summary: "In the last few decades, any hope of economic progress for black Americans has been slowly and steadily undermined. This quiet crisis was only exacerbated by the recession, which cut black households' wealth by over 30 percent. Black millennials watched their parents try to play by the rules, buying homes and aspiring to the trappings of middle-class life, only to sink deeper and deeper into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 330.9 Allen 2019

Summary: Are the days of the traditional cash economy numbered? This program examines ground-breaking monetary systems designed to benefit disadvantaged segments of the population and build strength in the small business sector-not only in the United States, but also in Mexico, India, Poland, and Britain. Traveling to each country, the program showcases remarkable financial innovations-including the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: The Jordan family has farmed in Iowa for generations. Due to the crisis of the '80s and '90s, they are in danger of losing the farm. One of the daughters comes back home to document the extraordinary efforts the family makes to keep their farm.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Genius Products 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kotlikoff, Laurence J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: MIT Press 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 332.024 KOT

Shnayerson, Michael.

Summary: One of America's most dramatic environmental battles is unfolding in southern West Virginia. Coal companies are decapitating the mountains. The forested ridge tops and valley streams of Appalachia--one of the country's natural treasures--are being destroyed, along with towns and communities. An entire culture is disappearing, and most Americans have no idea it's happening. Journalist Shnayerson...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.2 SHN

Summary: It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government targeted killings occur in corners across the globe, killing untold numbers of civilians. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF DIR

Summary: Home to more biodiversity than either Europe or North America, Costa Rica has shown the world how to benefit from the environment without destroying it. This program treks across the Central American nation with a spotlight on ecotourism and how it fits into Costa Rica's overall economy. Visits to a banana farm, a coffee plantation, the Monteverde Cloud Forest, and the Tortugero National Park...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program defines Mexico City's globalization in terms of winners and losers, examining how, in the world's largest metropolis, immigration challenges are linked to poverty and population influx from surrounding rural areas. Contrasting the city's high-tech facilities and fashionable neighborhoods with its sprawling slums and their struggling inhabitants, the program outlines the...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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