Ruth Wilson Gilmore

Ruth Wilson Gilmore is a professor of geography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and the author of Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California. Cultural Critic.  

 

"Racism, specifically, is the state-sanctioned or extralegal production and exploitation of group-differentiated vulnerability to premature death."

- Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis, and Opposition in Globalizing California