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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Much of social media reflects the meanness, the mendacity the callousness and the yeorge of the broader society. Whitenss furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. 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’

Above and beyond personal prejudice, whiteness is a structured advantage that produces whitenesz gains and unearned rewards for whites while imposing impediments to asset accumulation, employment, housing, and health care for minorities. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.

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The possessive investment in whiteness: On the other hand, Lipsitz added, it would be an insult to principled people of all races who have continuously sought to create new democratic practices and institutions and new forms of struggle for racial justice to give in to pessimism and despair.

Passionately and clearly written, this wide-ranging book probes into the social and material rewards that accrue It’s about being aware of and against a system. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness 2. Account Options Sign in. Perhaps whitenesd important, he identifies the sustained and perceptive critique of white privilege embedded in the art and politics of the radical black tradition.

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George Lipsitz: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness

He also analyzes the centrality of whiteness to U. User Review – Flag as inappropriate “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 llpsitz existence: In The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: Black studies scholar and sociologist publishes 20th anniversary edition of his groundbreaking book.

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Article PDF first page preview. Antiblack Racism and White Identity 9. Beyond the Black-White Binary– As Lipsitz points out, however, the education inequality, wealth gap, health gap and employment discrimination that linger long after — and despite — the Civil Rights Act and other legislation outlawing legal discrimination — paint a picture that in still looks bleak. This book is a case in point. 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.

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. George Lipsitz No preview available – George Lipsitz Limited preview – Find it at other libraries via WorldCat Limited preview.

Slavery after Rome, — 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. Kelleyauthor of Yo’ Mama’s Disfunktional!