Education and the Crisis of Public Values: Challenging the Assault on Teachers, Students, and Public Education

Education and the Crisis of Public Values: Challenging the Assault on Teachers, Students, and Public Education

by Henry A. Giroux

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ISBN-13: 9781433112164
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 07/30/2011
Series: Counterpoints Series: Studies in the Postmodern Theory of Education
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 129
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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 primary research areas are in cultural studies, youth studies, critical pedagogy, popular culture, media studies, social theory, and the politics of higher and public education. In 2002, he was named as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period in Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present. He is on the editorial and advisory boards of many scholarly journals, and has published numerous books and articles. His most recent books include: The University in Chains: Confronting the Military-Industrial-Academic Complex; Against the Terror of Neoliberalism; and Youth in a Suspect Society: Democracy or Disposability?

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