The possessive investment in whiteness : how white people profit from identity politics / George Lipsitz.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lipsitz, George.
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1998.
Table of Contents:
  • Bill Moore's body
  • The possessive investment in whiteness
  • Law and order : civil rights laws and white privilege
  • Immigrant labor and identity politics
  • Whiteness and war
  • How whiteness works : inheritance, wealth, and health
  • White desire : remembering Robert Johnson
  • Lean on me : beyond identity politics
  • "Swing low, sweet Cadillac" : antiblack racism and white identity
  • "Frantic to join...the Japanese army" : beyond the black-white binary
  • California : the Mississippi of the 1990's
  • Change the focus and reverse the hypnosis : learning from New Orleans.