Disturbing Pleasures: Learning Popular Culture / Edition 1

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Overview

In Disturbing Pleasures Henry Giroux demonstrates how his well-known theories of education, critical pedagogy and popular culture can be put to use in the classroom and in other cultural settings. Adding an entirely new dimension to his thinking about the cultural sites at which pedagogical practice takes place, Giroux illustrates how professors, school teachers and other cultural workers can appropriate what he refers to as a "pedagogy of cultural studies."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415909013
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 3/30/1994
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Age range: 18 years
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

books include Border Crossings and Between Borders (with Peter McLaren), both available from Routledge.

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Table of Contents

Preface
1 Consuming Social Change: The United Colors of Benetton 3
2 Politics and Innocence in the Wonderful World of Disney 25
3 Schools for Scandal: Whittling Away at Public Education 47
4 White Utopias and Nightmare Realities: Film and the New Cultural Racism 67
5 Pedagogy and the Critical Practice of Photography 93
6 The Turn Toward Theory 109
7 Does Anybody Write in the Cultural Studies Classroom? 127
8 Paulo Freire and the Rise of the Border Intellectual 141
9 Traveling Pedagogies 153
Notes 173
Index 195
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