The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics, Revised and Expanded Edition

4.21 avg rating
( 692 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781592134946: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics, Revised and Expanded Edition
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Taking a look at white supremacy, this work argues that racism is a matter of interests as well as attitudes, a problem of property as well as pigment. This work shows how whiteness works in respect to Asian Americans, Latinos, and Native Americans.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Publisher:

A widely influential book-revised to reveal racial privilege at work in the 21st century

From the Back Cover:

Praise for the First Edition:

"If we could only take one book with us into the 21st century, this is the one I would choose. 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. 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." —Robin D.G. Kelley, author of Yo' Mama's Disfunktional! Fighting the Culture Wars in Urban America

"George Lipsitz is one of the few historians of the U.S. who commands an audience eager to read what he writes on virtually any subject. What sets his work still more remarkably apart is the discipline never to abuse that trust...This book is a case in point. As rigorous as it is creative, this collection combines a firm grasp of the material roots and consequences of white supremacy with striking cultural criticism. Its extensive treatment of Asian-American and Latino/a experiences breaks decisively with the tendency of studies of whiteness to reduce race to a black-white binary. Few works on whiteness discuss past and present together with such subtlety, care and passion." —David R. Roediger

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 31.95
US$ 26.30

Convert Currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, Rates & Speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781592134939: The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics, Revised and Expanded Edition

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1592134939 ISBN 13:  9781592134939
Publisher: Temple University Press, 2006
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

George Lipsitz
Published by Temple University Press,U.S., United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press,U.S., United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Revised, Expanded ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. An unflinching look at white supremacy revealing the many ways that white people profit from identity politics and group privileges. Seller Inventory # AAJ9781592134946

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.30
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Lipsitz, George
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Quantity Available: 20
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2006. PAP. Condition: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IB-9781592134946

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

George Lipsitz
Published by Temple University Press,U.S., United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press,U.S., United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Revised, Expanded ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. An unflinching look at white supremacy revealing the many ways that white people profit from identity politics and group privileges. Seller Inventory # AAJ9781592134946

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Lipsitz, George
Published by Temple University Press 3/1/2006 (2006)
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press 3/1/2006, 2006. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781592134946

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 28.76
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Lipsitz, George
Published by Temple University Press
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press. Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Seller Inventory # 2427143

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 31.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Lipsitz, George
Published by Temple University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # 1592134947

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 32.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

George Lipsitz
Published by Temple University Press,U.S.
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press,U.S. Paperback. Condition: New. New copy - Usually dispatched within 2 working days. Seller Inventory # B9781592134946

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 23.95
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.20
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

George Lipsitz
Published by University of Chicago press
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Chicago press. Condition: New. Brand New. Seller Inventory # 1592134947

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 29.72
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.60
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Lipsitz, George
Published by Temple University Press,U.S. (2006)
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press,U.S., 2006. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # CA-9781592134946

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 22.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 11.94
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

George Lipsitz
Published by Temple University Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 1592134947 ISBN 13: 9781592134946
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Temple University Press, 2006. Paperback. Condition: New. Rev Exp. Seller Inventory # DADAX1592134947

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 30.91
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book