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Take Back Higher Education: Race, Youth, and the Crisis of Democracy in the Post-Civil Rights Era / Edition 1
     

Take Back Higher Education: Race, Youth, and the Crisis of Democracy in the Post-Civil Rights Era / Edition 1

by H. Giroux, Susan Searls Giroux
 

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ISBN-10: 1403972907

ISBN-13: 9781403972903

Pub. Date: 06/24/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

In their latest look at democracy and learning, Giroux and Giroux argue that the greatest danger faced by higher education comes from corporatization and educational apartheid. If higher education is to meet the challenges of a democratic future, it must encourage students to be critical thinkers and citizens, as it vouchsafes conditions for educators to produce

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In their latest look at democracy and learning, Giroux and Giroux argue that the greatest danger faced by higher education comes from corporatization and educational apartheid. If higher education is to meet the challenges of a democratic future, it must encourage students to be critical thinkers and citizens, as it vouchsafes conditions for educators to produce scholarship in the service of an inclusive democracy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403972903
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
06/24/2004
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction: Why Taking Back Higher Education Matters1
Part IPedagogy and the Promise of Democracy in the University
1The Post-9/11 University and the Project of Democracy15
2Academic Culture, Intellectual Courage, and the Crisis of Politics in an Era of Permanent War53
3Cultural Studies and Critical Pedagogy in the Academy89
Part IIHigher Education and the Politics of Race
4Race, Rhetoric, and the Contest over Civic Education129
5The Return of the Ivory Tower: Black Educational Exclusion in the Post-Civil Rights Era169
Part IIIIncorporating Education and Shredding the Social Contract
6Youth, Higher Education, and the Breaking of the Social Contract: Toward the Possibility of a Democratic Future217
7Neoliberalism Goes to College: Higher Education in the New Economy249
Notes287
Index317

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