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Lynskey, Dorian.

Summary: A history of protest music embodied in 33 songs since the 1930s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ecco 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 782.42 LYN

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: American hairdresser Deborah Rodriguez opens a beauty school in the middle of Kabul, the first modern beauty school and training salon in Afghanistan.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: [Blackstone Audio] 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 305.48 ROD

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: "Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.486 ROD

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.48 Rod

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.4869 ROD

Rodriguez, Deborah.

Summary: Soon after the fall of the Taliban, in 2001, Deborah Rodriguez went to Afghanistan as part of a humanitarian aid group. Surrounded by people whose skills--as doctors, nurses, and therapists--seemed eminently more practical than her own, Rodriguez, a hairdresser and mother from Michigan, despaired of being of any real use. Yet she found she had a gift for befriending Afghans, and once her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2007

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 305.48 ROD

Summary: To a growing number of Mexicans and Latinos in the Americas, narco-traffickers have become icons, glorified by musicians who praise their fame and success. In this new constituency, they represent a pathway out of the ghetto, nurturing a new American dream fueled by money, drugs, and violence. The film is an explosive look at the drug cartels' pop culture influence on both sides of the border...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

Roy, Arundhati.

Summary: In early 2010, Roy traveled into the forests of Central India, homeland to millions of indigenous people, dreamland to some of the world's biggest mining corporations. The result is this... report from the heart of an unfolding revolution.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 954.137 ROY

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

Frank, Thomas

Summary: A look at why the worst economy since the 1930s has brought about the revival of conservatism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.932 FRA

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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Cole, Juan Ricardo.

Summary: "The ... blogger and Middle East expert Juan Cole illuminates the role of today's Arab youth--who they are, what they want, and how they will affect world politics"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 953 COL

Scahill, Jeremy.

Summary: Presents an exposé of secret war programs being conducted behind the scenes of the War on Terror, revealing the human consequences of night raids, drone strikes, and other unofficial "dirty-war" tactics.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 355 SCA

Traister, Rebecca

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In the year 2018, it seems as if women's anger has suddenly erupted into the public conversation. But long before Pantsuit Nation, before the Women's March, and before the #MeToo movement, women's anger was not only politically catalytic but politically problematic. The story of female fury and its cultural significance demonstrates the long history of bitter resentment that has enshrouded...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2018

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Shalit, Wendy

Contents: Introduction: my bratz problem--and ours -- "Hi, slut!" -- The new bad-girl script and its limitations -- It's midnight : do you know where your role models are? -- Against repression (emotional repression, that is) -- Excuse me, ma'am, have you seen my friends? -- Pure fashion divas -- People-pleasing bad girls and rebellious good girls -- Feminism's (mild) fourth wave -- From diapers to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.70 Shalit

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 306.7083 SHA

Niedzviecki, Hal

Summary: A roller-coaster tour through our obsession with the future - and what's at stake when we neglect our present. Tech bloggers livecast the launch of the latest Kindle, crowds form serpentine lines outside of Apple stores on the eve of new iPhone releases, stock markets surge and recede on rumours of what Intel and Microsoft have in the pipeline, and, on college campuses across the country,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Seven Stories Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973 NIE

Summary: Songs about a certain time and place are more than sentimental musings-they also serve as departure points for cultural and sociological studies. This program uses popular 20th-century French music to explore the rich character and modern-era development of Paris. Juxtaposing commentary from French scholars, performers, and business leaders with classic recordings by Edith Piaf, Brigitte...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Briody, Blaire

Summary: The New Wild West is the definitive account of what's happening on the ground and what really happens to a community when the energy industry is allowed to set up in a town with little regulation or oversight - and at what cost.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2017

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

Summary: Director Oliver Stone visits seven presidents in five countries in South America to gain some understanding about the political and social ideas and the revolutions, and to clear up how people view them. Includes interviews with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, Argentinean president Cristina Kirchner, Cuban president Raul Castro.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Cinema Libre Studio 2010

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

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

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

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

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

Summary: Princess Shaw placed her dreams on YouTube. Then they became a reality. This is the extraordinary true story of an aspiring musician down on her luck, who inspired internationally famous YouTube artist Kutiman to create a magical collaboration that would bring her music to a whole new audience.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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

Williams, Emma.

Summary: A memoir in which Emma Williams reviews the political background of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and describes her experiences after moving to Jerusalem with her family to work as a doctor in August 2000, just months before the second Palestinian intifada.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Olive Branch Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 956.05 WILLIAMS, EMMA WIL

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

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Summary: Presents the theory that the American dream, all but abandoned in the United States, has been adopted successfully in other countries, including Italy, France, Finland, Slovenia, Germany, Portugal, Norway, Tunisia, and Iceland, looking at such areas as worker benefits, public expenditure for the common good, and state-funded higher education.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Bay Entertainment 2016

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

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE WHE

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WHE RATED R