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Golden gulag : prisons, surplus, crisis, and opposition in globalizing California

Author: Ruth Wilson Gilmore
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2007]
Series: American crossroads, 21.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since 1980, the number of people in U.S. prisons has increased more than 450%. Despite a crime rate that has been falling steadily for decades, California has led the way in this explosion, with what a state analyst called "the biggest prison building project in the history of the world." Golden Gulag provides the first detailed explanation for that buildup by looking at how political and economic forces, ranging  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Wilson Gilmore
ISBN: 9780520222564 0520222563 9780520242012 0520242017
OCLC Number: 67345904
Description: xxii, 388 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Prologue: The bus --
Introduction --
The California political economy --
The prison fix --
Crime, croplands, and capitalism --
Mothers Reclaiming Our Children --
What is to be done? --
Epilogue: Another bus.
Series Title: American crossroads, 21.
Responsibility: Ruth Wilson Gilmore.
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Provides an explanation for the increase in number of people in US prisons by more than 450%. This book examines the issue through statewide, rural, and urban perspectives to explain how the  Read more...

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