Against the Terror of Neoliberalism
Politics Beyond the Age of Greed
By (author) Henry A. Giroux
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Against the Terror of Neoliberalism by Henry A. Giroux
Book DescriptionWith its dream worlds of power, commercialization, and profit making, neoliberalism has ushered in new Gilded Age in which the logic of the market now governs every aspect of media, culture, and social life-from schooling to health care to old age. As the social contract becomes a distant memory, the new "corporate state" distances itself from workers and minority groups, who become more disposable in a new age of uncertainty and manufactured fear. This is the only book to connect the history, ideology, and consequences of neoliberal policies to education and cultural issues that pervade almost every aspect of daily life. A significantly revised and updated new version of Giroux's 2003 book, The Terror of Neoliberalism, this book points to ways in which neoliberal ideology can be resisted, and how new forms of citizenship and collective struggles can be forged, to reclaim the meaning both of a substantive politics and of a democratic society. Against the Terror of Neoliberalism was featured in the New York Times in the Stanley Fish blog: Stanley Fish Blog
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781594515200
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Henry A. Giroux
America at War with Itself, Paperback (September 2016)
A blistering critique of how America's drift toward authoritarian intolerance is dividing the nation and intensifying social and political conflicts.
America's Addiction to Terrorism, Paperback (February 2016)
In the United States today, the term "terrorism" conjures up images of dangerous, outside threats: religious extremists and suicide bombers in particular.
Disposable Futures, Paperback (April 2015)» View all books by Henry A. Giroux
A dazzling exploration of the seduction of violence and spectacle in politics, culture, entertainment and everyday life
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Author Biography - Henry A. Giroux
Henry A. Giroux currently holds the Global TV Network Chair Professorship at McMaster University in the English and Cultural Studies Department. His most recent books include The University in Chains: Confronting the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex (2007) and Against the Terror of Neoliberalism (2008).
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