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possessive investment in whiteness

how white people profit from identity politics

by George Lipsitz

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Racism -- United States.,
    • Prejudices -- United States.,
    • Whites -- Race identity -- United States.,
    • United States -- Race relations.,
    • United States -- Social policy -- 1993-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementGeorge Lipsitz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE184.A1 L56 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3430432M
      ISBN 101592134939, 1592134947
      LC Control Number2005055455

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