The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics

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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. Above and beyond personal prejudice, whiteness is a structured advantage that produces unfair gains and unearned rewards for whites while imposing impediments to asset accumulation, employment, housing, and health care for minorities. Reaching beyond the black/white binary, Lipsitz shows how whiteness works in respect to Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native ...

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics 2006, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781592134946

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The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics, Revised and Expanded Edition 2006, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

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The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics 1998, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

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