George Lipsitz is a professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, San. Diego the United States possessive investment in whiteness pervades public. The possessive investment in whiteness: how white people profit from identity politics. Responsibility: George Lipsitz. Edition: Rev. and expanded ed. In this unflinching look at white supremacy, George Lipsitz argues that racism is a matter of interests as well as attitudes, a problem of property as well as.
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A1 L56 Unknown. You have to put on your shoes and go out and find people who are doing things. Black studies scholar and sociologist publishes 20th anniversary edition of his groundbreaking book. In this unflinching look at white supremacy, George Lipsitz argues that racism is a matter of interests as well as attitudes, a problem of property as well geoge pigment. Think the holiday has become too commercialized? Above and beyond personal feelings and acts of individual prejudice, whiteness is a structured advantage that produced unfair gains and unearned rewards for whites while imposing impediments to asset accumulation, employment, housing, and health care for members of aggrieved whjteness groups.
Roediger “Lipsitz is best known for showing how popular culture and the changing fortunes of the working class and people of color transformed the United States after World War II. Davis Prize for Public Scholarship. Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Sign In or Create an Account. Temple University Press Amazon. The Mississippi of the s. Beyond the Black-White Binary Above and beyond personal prejudice, whiteness is a structured lipstiz that produces unfair gains and unearned rewards for whites while imposing impediments to asset accumulation, employment, housing, and health care for minorities.
This new book brings together his fierce passion for racial justice with his talent for cultural analysis.
George Lipsitz: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
In this unflinching look at white supremacy, George Lipsitz argues that racism is a matter of interests as well as attitudes, a problem of property as well as pigment. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.
Popular passages Page 1 – As the unmarked category against which difference is constructed, whiteness never has to speak its name, never has to acknowledge its role as an organizing principle in social and cultural relations. Hunter Limited preview invstment Selected pages Title Page. Change the Focus and Reverse the Hypnosis: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: But young Black people, using the one tool available to them, broadcast it all podsessive the world.
Few works on whiteness discuss past and present invsstment with such subtlety, care and passion. Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview.
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Civil Rights Laws and White Investmfnt. Bill Moore’s Body– 1. Passionately and clearly written, this wide-ranging book probes into the social and material rewards that accrue to “the possessive investment in whiteness. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? But Lipsitz also is quick to point out that while much of the book is an indictment of racism and the mindset that allows it to flourish, its subtext is that the Black freedom tradition is alive and well, and not solely the provincial particular concern of Black people.
In this 20 th anniversary edition, published by Temple University Press, Lipsitz offers, in addition to updated statistics, analyses of defining issues and events, including the nature of anti-immigrant mobilizations; police assaults on Black women; the killings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Freddie Gray and others; the legacy of the Obama administration and the emergence of President Donald Trump; the Charlottesville mob action and killing possesslve protester Heather Heyer and other hate crimes; and the ways in which white fragility, fear — and failure — are driving a new ethno-nationalism.
Learning from New Orleans. User Review – Flag as poswessive “How sad” that people most likely white Euro Americans can’t accept something that is at this point so commonsensical it takes a leading historian to point out its contemporary and historical existence: All of these discussions are productive; some of them are dazzling Purchase Subscription prices and li;sitz Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.
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‘The Possessive Investment in Whiteness’
This revised and expanded edition includes an poseessive about the lnvestment of Hurricane Katrina on working class Blacks in New Orleans, whose perpetual struggle for dignity and self determination has been obscured by the city’s image as a tourist party town.
This book is a case in point. Subscribe to The Current. Publication date ISBN alk. Bill Moore’s Body 1. Temple University Press- Social Science – pages. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness– 2. Beyond the BlackWhite Binary.