Human Rights Book Club Book Recommendations

Due to the large amount of interest in the May 2020 Human Rights Discussion around Laurie Kessler's book Grip of Time, we are putting together a list of additional readings suggested by Diane Raptosh and other group members who attended. 

 

Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons (Voice of Witness) Cover Image
By Ayelet Waldman (Editor), Robin Levi (Editor), Michelle Alexander (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781786632289
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Published: Verso - July 25th, 2017

Crossing the Yard: Thirty Years as a Prison Volunteer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780816525959
Availability: Special Order
Published: University of Arizona Press - October 18th, 2007

Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781610394574
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Published: PublicAffairs - August 26th, 2014

Fourth City: Essays from the Prison in America Cover Image
By Doran Larson (Editor)
$34.95
ISBN: 9781611861075
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Published: Michigan State University Press - February 1st, 2014

American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780735223608
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - June 11th, 2019

Are Prisons Obsolete? (Open Media Series) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781583225813
Availability: Backordered
Published: Seven Stories Press - August 5th, 2003

A Place to Stand Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802139085
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Published: Grove Press - June 10th, 2002

Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools Cover Image
By Monique Morris, Mankaprr Conteh (Foreword by), Melissa Harris-Perry (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781620973424
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Published: New Press - January 16th, 2018

Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393323122
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 17th, 2002