March 13, 2011
Weekly Book List, March 14, 2011
Affirmative Reaction: New Formations of White Masculinity by Hamilton Carroll (Duke University Press; 221 pages; $79.95 hardcover, $22.95 paperback). Explores white male claims of injury and other "difference" as a strategic response to a perceived loss of social privilege; topics include the "white trash aesthetic" of the rapper Eminem.
How Racism Takes Place by George Lipsitz (Temple University Press; 310 pages; $76.50