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Olmsted, Larry

Summary: "Research into sports fandom makes the sometimes counterintuitive case for why being a fan is good for us individually and is a force for positive change in our society"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 OLM

Kohan, Rafi

Summary: "The American sports stadium, for all its raucous glory, is an overlooked centerpiece--a veritable temple--of our national culture. A hallowed ground for communal worship, this is where history is made on grass, artificial turf, hardwood, and even ice; where nostalgia flows as freely as ten-dollar beers; where everything thrills, from exploding fireworks to grinning cheerleaders. In The Arena,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 KOH

DiCaro, Julie

Summary: "Shrill meets Brotopia in this personal and researched look at women's rights and issues through the lens of sports, from an award-winning sports journalist and women's advocate"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst human-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance. Includes bonus features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

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

Summary: In the wake of Argentina's spectacular economics collapse, Latin America's most prosperous middle class finds itself in a ghost town of abandoned factories and mass unemployment. Explores how Argentina's 2001 economic collapse, where a prosperous middle-class economy was destroyed during 10 years of IMF policies, impacted the lives of ordinary workers. Follows 30 unemployed auto-parts workers,...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2006

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

Bryant, Howard

Summary: "The Heritage is the story of sports post-9/11, once neutral but now embedded with deference toward the military and police, colliding with the political reawakening of the black athlete in post-Ferguson America"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 306.4 BRY

Kristof, Nicholas D.

Summary: "With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet the extraordinary women struggling there, among them a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery and an Ethiopian woman who suffered devastating injuries in childbirth. Drawing on the breadth of their combined reporting experience, Kristof and WuDunn depict...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.83 Kristof 2009

Vance, J. D.

Summary: Vance, a former marine and Yale Law School graduate, provides an account of growing up in a poor Rust Belt town that offers a broader, probing look at the struggles of America's white working class. The decline of this group, a demographic of our country that has been slowly disintegrating over forty years, has been reported on with growing frequency and alarm. J. D. Vance tells the true story...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2016

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: Book Club Kit #1-921 VANCE, J.D. Vance

Toorpakai, Maria

Summary: Coming from a Pakistani tribal region where women playing sports is forbidden, the author discusses how she passed as a boy in order to be an athlete, thus becoming a lightning rod for women's freedom in her country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twelve 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TOORPAKAI, MARIA TOO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B TOORPAKAI

Summary: Set during Gandhi's rise to power, Chuyia, an Indian girl that is married and widowed at eight years old, is sent away to a home where Hindu widows must live in penitence. Her feisty presence affects the other residents, forcing each to confront their faith and society's prejudices.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2006

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN WAT

Whiting, Richard A.

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1930

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Gorney, Jay

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1933

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Buckey, A. W.

Summary: "Female athletes are objectified, underrepresented in mainstream sports coverage, and often struggle for the same professional opportunities as male athletes. Women in Sports explores the history behind these issues, the effects of these issues on women and society, and ongoing efforts toward gender equality." -- Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press, Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.082 BUC

Gold, Gerald Louis

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Waveland Press 1985

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.3714 GOL

Benjamin, Ruha.

Summary: "From everyday apps to complex algorithms, Ruha Benjamin cuts through tech-industry hype to understand how emerging technologies can reinforce white supremacy and deepen social inequity. Far from a sinister story of racist programmers scheming on the dark web, Benjamin argues that automation has the potential to hide, speed, and even deepen discrimination, while appearing neutral and even...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Polity 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BEN

Summary: Documentary in three parts. Offers a series of intimate, passionately-felt portraits: A fatherless 11-year-old is apprenticed to the domineering owner of a Baghdad garage; Sadr followers in two Shiite cities rally for regional elections while enforcing Islamic law at the point of a gun; a family of Kurdish farmers welcomes the U.S. presence, which has allowed them a measure of freedom...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Typecast Releasing 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 956.704 DVD Iraq 2007

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2 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF IRA

Henderson, Ray

Format: notated music

Publisher / Publication Date: 1929

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1 available in Sheet Music, Call number: SHM

Kenyon, Amy Maria.

Contents: Rumors from a motel in Detroit -- Mapping postwar space and culture -- Spaces of detachment -- Critiques of suburban conformity -- Everyday life and suburban estrangement -- The city that would not go away -- Postwar space and culture in context.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

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: Nora Wilder is a thirty-something Manhattanite plugging away at her job, but her quest for love consistently results in falling flat on her face. After a series of disastrous first dates, she meets Julien, a quirky Frenchman with an unabashed passion for living. Inevitably, Nora discovers she must look inward before finding a new outlook on life and love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BRO

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Broken 2007

Leyburn, James Graham.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of North Carolina Press 1962

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 941.1 LEY

Riley, Jason (Jason L.)

Summary: "This book explains why so many efforts by liberals to help the black underclass not only fail but often harm the intended beneficiaries. The intentions behind welfare programs may be noble, but in practice they have slowed the self-development that was necessary for other groups to advance. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they also have a long...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Distribution Services 2014

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Corchado, Alfredo

Summary: When Alfredo Corchado moved to Philadelphia in 1987, he felt as if he was the only Mexican in the city. But in a restaurant called Tequilas, he connected with two other Mexican men and one Mexican American, all feeling similarly isolated. Over the next three decades, the four friends continued to meet, coming together over their shared Mexican roots and their love of tequila. One was a radical...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Publishing 2018

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

Lawson, Shayla

Summary: This collection of essays that focus on black girl culture features topics such as workplace microaggressions, how to become famous on Twitter, traveling while black, and reversing racist stereotypes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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