BCRW Recommendations

Word Up is proud to be the bookseller for the events curated by Barnard Center for Research on Women. Below are some books for recent or forthcoming events, alongside perennial recommendations. For more information about BCRW, please visit https://bcrw.barnard.edu.

“Prisons Make Us Safer”: And 20 Other Myths about Mass Incarceration (Myths Made in America) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780807029527
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Published: Beacon Press - April 6th, 2021

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color Cover Image
By Andrea Ritchie, Angela Y. Davis (Foreword by)
$21.00
ISBN: 9780807088982
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Published: Beacon Press - August 1st, 2017

Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781620976975
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Published: New Press - September 7th, 2021

Prison by Any Other Name: The Harmful Consequences of Popular Reforms Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781620973103
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Published: New Press - July 21st, 2020

A Body, Undone: Living on After Great Pain (Sexual Cultures #8) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781479853168
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Published: New York University Press - October 3rd, 2017

Painted Pomegranates and Needlepoint Rabbis: How Jews Craft Resilience and Create Community Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781469660639
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 19th, 2020

Lifeblood of the Parish: Men and Catholic Devotion in Williamsburg, Brooklyn (North American Religions #4) Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9781479830497
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Published: New York University Press - December 8th, 2020

Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the Next) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781839762123
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Published: Verso - October 27th, 2020

Beyond Survival: Strategies and Stories from the Transformative Justice Movement Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781849353625
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Published: AK Press - January 21st, 2020

In the Wake: On Blackness and Being Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780822362944
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Published: Duke University Press - November 14th, 2016

The Blue Clerk: Ars Poetica in 59 Versos Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781478000068
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Published: Duke University Press - August 29th, 2018

Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration Cover Image
$39.95
ISBN: 9780674919228
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Published: Harvard University Press - April 28th, 2020

The Sex Obsession: Perversity and Possibility in American Politics (Sexual Cultures #55) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781479846085
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Published: New York University Press - August 25th, 2020

Taking Children: A History of American Terror Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780520343672
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Published: University of California Press - June 16th, 2020

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions Cover Image
By Valeria Luiselli, Jon Lee Anderson (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781566894951
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Published: Coffee House Press - April 4th, 2017

Lost Children Archive: A novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780525436461
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Published: Vintage - February 4th, 2020

Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780393357622
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 14th, 2020

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781469653662
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 21st, 2019

Reproductive Injustice: Racism, Pregnancy, and Premature Birth (Anthropologies of American Medicine: Culture #7) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781479853571
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Published: New York University Press - June 25th, 2019

Crossfire: A Litany for Survival Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781642590258
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Published: Haymarket Books - October 15th, 2019

Dub: Finding Ceremony Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781478006459
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Published: Duke University Press - February 14th, 2020

Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374219666
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 2nd, 2019

Wild Beauty: New and Selected Poems Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781501169939
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Published: 37 Ink - November 14th, 2017

We Do This 'til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice Cover Image
By Mariame Kaba, Tamara K. Nopper (Editor), Naomi Murakawa (Foreword by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781642595253
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Published: Haymarket Books - February 23rd, 2021