Possessive Investment in Whiteness

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Possessive Investment in Whiteness - Lipstiz, George, and Lipsitz, George

Probes into the ways that race determines life chances and structures experience in the contemporary United States. Addressing the common view that whiteness is a meaningless category of identity, this book aims to show that public policy and private prejudice insure that whites wind up on top of the social hierarchy.

Possessive Investment in Whiteness 1998, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781566396356

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