America's Education Deficit and the War on Youth: Reform Beyond Electoral Politics

by Henry A. Giroux

Paperback, 2013

Description

America's latest war, according to renowned social critic Henry Giroux, is a war on youth. While this may seem counterintuitive in our youth-obsessed culture, Giroux lays bare the grim reality of how our educational, social, and economic institutions continually fail young people. Their systemic failure is the result of what Giroux identifies as ""four fundamentalisms"": market deregulation, patriotic and religious fervor, the instrumentalization of education, and the militarization of society. We see the consequences most plainly in the decaying education system: schools are increasingly desi

Status

Available

Call number

379.73

Publication

Monthly Review Press (2013), Edition: 1st, 224 pages

Language

Original language

English

ISBN

158367344X / 9781583673447
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