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Two Discussion Questions: Week Two Ida Micaily Ethnic Studies 130AC 9/21/08 1. It could be argued that Lipsitz’s argument of the “possessive investment in whiteness” is the reason why shows like “Laguna Beach” and “Real World” are so popular today. Do you agree with this? And if so, what about corporations like the NFL and NBA? What do you think about white corporations that own the
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Unformatted text preview: channel BET and the show “College Hill”? 2. The Andy Barlow lecture showed that “there is a need for people like” us in Ethnic Studies to critique the social sciences. Yet, Sociology and Political Science are much better funded than Ethnic Studies- does this have anything to do with the possessive investment in whiteness?...
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2010 for the course ES 130ac taught by Professor Robinson during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.

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