Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education (Paperback)

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Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education reveals how neoliberal policies, practices, and modes of material and symbolic violence have radically reshaped the mission and practice of higher education, short-changing a generation of young people.

Giroux exposes the corporate forces at play and charts a clear-minded and inspired course of action out of the shadows of market-driven education policy. Championing the youth around the globe who have dared to resist the bartering of their future, he calls upon public intellectuals--as well as all people concer ned about the future of democracy--to speak out and defend the university as a site of critical learning and democratic promise.

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: Disposable Youth: Racialized Memories and the Culture of Cruelty and Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781608463343
ISBN-10: 1608463346
Publisher: Haymarket Books
Publication Date: March 18th, 2014
Pages: 240
Language: English