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Politics after Hope Obama and the Crisis of Youth, Race, and Democracy

ISBN-10: 159451853X

ISBN-13: 9781594518539

Edition: 2013

Authors: Henry A. Giroux

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List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 4/30/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English

Henry A. Giroux is the well-known author of numerous books and articles on society, education, and political culture. He is Waterbury Chair of Education at Pennsylvania State University and lives in State College, Pennsylvania.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Barack Obama and the "Fierce Urgency of Now"
Youth
War Talk, the Death of the Social, and Disappearing Children: A Lesson for Obama
Hard Lessons: Neoliberalism, Education, and the Politics of Disposability
Commodifying Kids: The Forgotten Crisis
Disney, Casino Capitalism, and the Stealing of Childhood Innocence
Ten Years After Columbine: The Deepening Tragedy of Youth
Child Beauty Pageants: A Scene from the "Other America"
Race
Youth and the Myth of a Postracial Society Under Barack Obama
Disposable Youth in a Suspect Society: A Challenge for the Obama Administration
Locked Out and Locked Up: Youth Missing in Action from Obama's Stimulus Plan
Judge Sonia Sotomayor and the New Racism: Getting Beyond the Politics of Denial
Children of the Recession: Remembering Manchild in the Promised Land
Democracy
Beyond Bailouts: Education After Neoliberalism (coauthored with Susan Searls Giroux)
Educating Obama: A Task for Critical Pedagogy
Beyond the Audacity of Hope: The Promise of an Educated Citizenry
The Iranian Uprisings and the Challenge of the New Media: Rethinking the Politics of Representation
Obama's Tortured Democracy: The Power of Images and the Politics of State Secrecy
Education
Obama and the Promise of Education
Obama's Embrace of the Corporate Model of Education (coauthored with Kenneth Saltman)
Against the Militarized Academy
Higher Education in Search of Democracy?
Obama's Postpartisan Politics and the Crisis of American Education
Educating the Rest of Us: Making Democracy Matter
Notes
Index
About the Author