GEORGE LIPSITZ THE POSSESSIVE INVESTMENT IN WHITENESS PDF

GEORGE LIPSITZ THE POSSESSIVE INVESTMENT IN WHITENESS PDF

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. Author note: George Lipsitz is Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC, San Diego, and and material rewards that accrue to “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.

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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Passionately and clearly written, this wide-ranging book probes into the social and material rewards that accrue to “the possessive investment in whiteness. Antiblack Racism and White Identity– 9. The possessive investment in whiteness: Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview.

All of these discussions are productive; some of them are dazzling Lipsitz takes a variety of angles on the workings of whiteness 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.

Lipsitz delineates the weaknesses embedded in civil rights laws, the possexsive dimensions of economic restructuring and deindustrialization, and the effects of environmental racism, job discrimination and school segregation. American Studies Race and Ethnicity History.

Attacking the common view that whiteness is a meaningless category of identity, Lipsitz shows that public policy and private prejudice insure that whites wind up on top of the social hierarchy. White supremacy is no thing of the past, no fringe movement. And how has social media impacted the situation? Weaving Past with Present. Civil Rights Laws and White Privilege. 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.

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The Possessive Investment in Whiteness

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Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. Lipsitz delineates the weaknesses embedded in civil rights laws, the racialised dimensions of economic restructuring and deindustrialization, investmemt the effects of environmental racism, job discrimination, and school segregation.

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Antiblack Racism and White Identity. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: This revised and investkent edition also includes an essay about the impact 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.

Social media, he went on, created a whole new public sphere. Much of social media reflects the meanness, the mendacity the callousness and the cruelty of the broader society.

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George Lipsitz: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness

Investmebt revised and expanded edition also includes an essay about the impact 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.

Where We Were and Where We Are 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 whitenese others; the legacy of the Obama administration and the emergence of President Donald Trump; the Charlottesville mob action and killing of protester Heather Heyer and other hate crimes; inveatment the ways in which white fragility, fear — and failure — are driving a new ethno-nationalism.

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The book, he said, identifies ways in which power, property, and the politics of race in our society continue to contain unacknowledged and unacceptable allegiances to white supremacy. Remembering Robert Johnson 7.

Whiteness and War 5. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness 2. Rather, it offers a path toward justice, a way of expanding democracy for everyone. Lipsitz’s ultimate point is not to condemn all white people as racists but to challenge everyone to begin a principled examination of personal actions and political commitments.

Nielsen Book Data Publisher’s Summary 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.

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When anti-racism is at its best, it comes out invewtment that. Bill Moore’s Body– 1. Related articles in Google Scholar. In The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: Antiblack Racism and White Identity 9. Beyond Identity Politics– 8. Don’t already have an Oxford Academic account? My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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