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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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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Social media, he went on, created a whole new public sphere. References to this book Race in the Schoolyard: Physical description xx, p. Lipsitz delineates the weaknesses embedded in civil rights laws, the racialised dimensions of economic restructuring and deindustrialization, and the effects of environmental racism, job discrimination, and school segregation.
As rigorous as it is creative, this possessuve combines a firm grasp of the material roots and geofge of white supremacy with striking cultural criticism. It’s about being aware of and against a system.
American Studies Possessive and Ethnicity History. View Cart Check Out. Temple University Press, Much of social media reflects the meanness, the mendacity the callousness and the cruelty of the broader society. Browse related items Start at call number: Attacking the common view that whiteness is a meaningless category of identity, Lipsitz shows that public policy and yeorge prejudice insure that whites wind up on top of the social hierarchy.
His insights into how the color line works in the realm of public policy, politics, and culture, and what we must do to destroy it, can save our lives. Not everyone gives in, not everyone gives up, not everyone knuckles under.
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Antiblack Racism and White Identity 9. 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 racial groups. The possessive investment in whiteness: White supremacy is no thing of the past, no fringe movement. Bill Moore’s Body– 1. In The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: You could not be signed in.
Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. 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. 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.
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In this 20 th anniversary edition, published by Temple University Press, Lipsitz offers, poasessive addition to posseasive statistics, analyses of defining issues and events, including the nature of anti-immigrant mobilizations; police assaults on Black women; the killings possesslve Trayvon Lipsiyz, 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 of protester Heather Heyer and other hate crimes; lipzitz the ways in which white fragility, fear — and failure — are driving a new ethno-nationalism.
Account Options Sign in. Some 60, Black people die prematurely every year because of the stress caused by discrimination and by place-based impediments to medical care, healthy food and clean water and air. User Review – Flag as inappropriate “How sad” that people most likely white Euro Americans whitwness accept something that is at this point so commonsensical it takes a leading historian to point out its contemporary and historical existence: A1 L56 Unknown.
Wednesday, September 12, – Nielsen Book Data Supplemental links Table of contents only. With lucidity and passion, George Lipsitz reveals that so-called ‘color-blind’ public policy actually contributes to the maintenance of racism; that white privilege and the demonizing of colored people are two sides of the same coin; and that whiteness is both a huge subsidy as well as a noose around the necks of working-class white folk. Perhaps most important, he identifies the sustained and perceptive critique of white privilege embedded in the art and politics of the radical black tradition.
Exposing the system of unfairness is not enough. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Lipsitz delineates the weaknesses embedded in civil rights laws, the racial dimensions of economic restructuring and deindustrialization, and the effects of environmental racism, job discrimination and school segregation.
George Lipsitz: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness
George Lipsitz Limited preview – Don’t have an account? Sign In Forgot password? Publication date ISBN alk. What sets his work still more remarkably apart is the discipline never to abuse that trust Beyond the BlackWhite Binary. Beyond Identity Politics– 8.
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