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Border Crossings: Cultural Workers and the Politics of Education / Edition 1

Border Crossings: Cultural Workers and the Politics of Education / Edition 1

by Henry A. Giroux


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The struggle over the academic canon, the politics of racial justice, the educational role of the wider culture, and the assault on higher education by right-wing conservatives - these and more, explains Henry A. Giroux, are the most pressing issues facing critical educators today. In this new edition of a classic text, Giroux reflects on the limits and possibilities of border crossings in the twenty-first century - from the increased militarization of public spaces, the rise of neoliberalism, the war in Iraq, and the Abu Ghraib prison scandal - and the vital role they must play in any debate on education and pedagogy.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415904674
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/28/1992
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Henry A. Giroux holds the Global Television Network Chair in Communications at McMaster University. He is the author of over 30 books, 11 of which were published by Routledge.

Table of Contents

Part ISchooling and Cultural Politics
1Postcolonial Ruptures/Democratic Possibilities11
2Crossing the Boundaries of Educational Discourse: Modernism, Postmodernism, and Feminism31
3Redefining the Boundaries of Race and Ethnicity: Beyond the Politics of Pluralism83
Part IICultural Workers and Cultural Pedagogy
4Critical Pedagogy and Cultural Power: An Interview with Henry A. Giroux123
5Cultural Studies, Resisting Difference and the Return of Critical Pedagogy137
6Popular Culture as a Pedagogy of Pleasure and Meaning: Decolonizing the Body157
Part IIINeoliberalism and the Militarization of Public Space
7Interview: Politics of Radical Pedagogy187
8Challenging Neoliberalism's New World Order: The Promise of Critical Pedagogy209
9Education after Abu Ghraib: Revisiting Adorno's Politics of Education221

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