Stealing Innocence: Youth,Corporate Power and the Politics of Culture

Stealing Innocence: Youth,Corporate Power and the Politics of Culture

by Henry A. Giroux
     
 
Continuing his ongoing social critique, Henry Giruox now looks at the way corporate culture is encroaching on children's lives. He explores three myths prevalent in our society: that the triumpth of democracy is equal to the triumph of the market; that children are unaffected by power and politics; that teaching and learning are no longer linked to improving the world

Overview

Continuing his ongoing social critique, Henry Giruox now looks at the way corporate culture is encroaching on children's lives. He explores three myths prevalent in our society: that the triumpth of democracy is equal to the triumph of the market; that children are unaffected by power and politics; that teaching and learning are no longer linked to improving the world.

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Times Educational Supplement
An important [book that]...deserves to be read.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312224400
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 8.54(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Henry A. Giroux holds the Global Television Network Chair in Communications in the Faculty of Humanities at McMaster University in Canada. He is the author of many books, including Channel Surfing, The Abandoned Generation, and Take Back Higher Education.

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