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The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: How White People Profit from Identity Politics
Introduction: Bill Moore's Body 1. The Possessive Investment in Whiteness 2. Law and Order: Civil Rights Laws and White Privilege 3. Immigrant Labor and Identity Politics 4. Whiteness and War 5.
The Possessive Investment in Whiteness: Racialized Social Democracy and the "White" Problem in American Studies
SHORTLY AFTER WORLD WAR II, A FRENCH REPORTER ASKED EXPATRIate Richard Wright his opinion about the "Negro problem" in the United States. The author replied "There isn't any Negro problem; there is
The Racialization of Space and the Spatialization of Race
A primary goal of landscape architects and other citizens concerned with the built environment should be to disassemble the fatal links that connect race, place, and power. This article shows that
Dangerous Crossroads: Popular Music, Postmodernism, and the Poetics of Place.
In cities around the globe, immigrant populations are finding their identity by making music which combines their own experiences with the forms of mainstream culture they have come to inhabit. This
How Racism Takes Place
Introduction: "Race, Place, and Power" Section I Social Imaginaries and Social Relations Chapter One: The White Spatial Imaginary Chapter Two: The Black Spatial Imaginary Section II Spectatorship and
Intersectionality as a Social Movement Strategy: Asian Immigrant Women Advocates
The history of Asian Immigrant Women Advocates (AIWA) in Oakland and San Jose, California, over nearly three decades provides a vivid illustration of social movement intersectionality in action and
Mardi Gras Indians: Carnival and Counter-Narrative in Black New Orleans
ore than fifty years ago, alarmed by the rise of commercial culture l and the attendant eclipse of literature and folklore, the great cultural critic Walter Benjamin envisioned a world without
Where is the Love?" examines recent works of feminist scholarship by Lisa Duggan and Tricia Rose that argue for necessary links between macro-social forces and micro-social experiences. By re-