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  • Paperback: 80 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (Feb. 22 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415508134
  • ISBN-13: 978-0415508131
  • Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 0.5 x 25.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 136 g
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #113,410 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author

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: Youth in a Suspect Society: Democracy or Disposability? (2009); Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism (2011); On Critical Pedagogy (2011), and Education and the Crisis of Public Values (2012). His website can be found at www.henryagiroux.com.


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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Giovinna on Aug. 10 2014
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Insightful, trenchant and important .Giroux knows of what he speaks. I didn't always agree his conclusions but his lucid and honest exposition of the fundamental problem addressed important societal issues and offered an honest and fearless portrait of the precipice our young people are teetering on.He made me think long and hard . I intend to read everything he's written.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Alex Hoyos on April 13 2014
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An eye opener. Great book for those who want to understand what is going with the education system in the US and what can happen if politicians and their corporate masters succeed in implementing it in Canada.
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Amazing.... Jan. 7 2013
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Giroux truly brings forth an ideology that incorporates the manner by which the current social economic system in our education and regular life are basically assimilating people into disposable commodities without caring of our humanity.
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Excellent Dec 18 2013
By Patrick - Published on Amazon.com
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As a "lifelong" educator I believe Henry Giroux's work should be taught at every level of educator training. It is what we know validated by his work and proofs! Excellent work for all people to be positively affected.
Good read with lots of general emphasis on racist tendencies towards poor youths. Feb. 5 2014
By Sankung P Susso - Published on Amazon.com
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The book used the author's personal experiences and tied it to social situations in which poor youths are disadvantaged by society due to social policy constructions.
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By Kimberly White Glenn - Published on Amazon.com
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We are so quick to write off generations, but whatever we say that they are, is a direct reflection of the conditions we made for them. Giroux examines and discusses the entrapments that youth culture encounters and celebrates the young resistance movements. Youth are not disposable, they are fierce and capable of creating a more equal society.
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