The possessive investment in whiteness : how white people profit from identity politics

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Full title: The possessive investment in whiteness : how white people profit from identity politics / George Lipsitz.
Main author: Lipsitz, George, (Author)
Corporate Authors: Ebook Central Academic Complete.
Format: eBook           
Edition: Twentieth anniversary edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • The changing same : introduction to the twentieth anniversary edition
  • 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 fragility, white failure, white fear
  • A pigment of the imagination
  • White desire : remembering Robert Johnson
  • Lean on me : beyond identity politics
  • Finding families of resemblance : 'Frantic to join . . . the Japanese army'"
  • California : the Mmississippi of the 1990s
  • Change the focus and reverse the hypnosis : learning from New Orleans
  • White lives, white lies.