New PDF release: Dangerous Thinking in the Age of the New Authoritarianism

By Henry A. Giroux

ISBN-10: 1612058639

ISBN-13: 9781612058634

ISBN-10: 1612058647

ISBN-13: 9781612058641

Giroux probes the intensity and variety of forces pushing the us right into a new kind of authoritarianism, one who connects the Orwellian surveillance country with the different types of ideological keep an eye on made recognized through Aldous Huxley. Addressing how neoliberalism, or the recent marketplace fundamentalism, is shaping a number registers from language and reminiscence to early life and better schooling, Giroux explores how schooling in quite a few spheres is remodeled right into a kind of miseducation perpetuated via what he calls a "disimagination machine"-one that reproduces the current via both distorting or erasing the previous. yet Giroux isn't content material to target how concerns of politics, subjectivity, strength, and hope are colonized via types of miseducation; he's additionally interested in the educative nature of politics because the perform of freedom and the way the emphasis on critique needs to be matched via a politics and discourse of resistance, wish, and risk. This turns into relatively glaring in his chapters on Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn. pondering Dangerously makes transparent that on the center of the fight for a thorough democracy is the reviving of the novel mind's eye because the foundation for brand new types of political and collective fight. Probing those concerns via a chain of interrelated essays and demanding interviews, Giroux offers an available, layered, and sustained instance of ways pondering dangerously is relevant to and attached with the fight over the novel mind's eye and the struggle to meet the promise of an intensive democracy.

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By Henry A. Giroux

ISBN-10: 1612058639

ISBN-13: 9781612058634

ISBN-10: 1612058647

ISBN-13: 9781612058641

Giroux probes the intensity and variety of forces pushing the us right into a new kind of authoritarianism, one who connects the Orwellian surveillance country with the different types of ideological keep an eye on made recognized through Aldous Huxley. Addressing how neoliberalism, or the recent marketplace fundamentalism, is shaping a number registers from language and reminiscence to early life and better schooling, Giroux explores how schooling in quite a few spheres is remodeled right into a kind of miseducation perpetuated via what he calls a "disimagination machine"-one that reproduces the current via both distorting or erasing the previous. yet Giroux isn't content material to target how concerns of politics, subjectivity, strength, and hope are colonized via types of miseducation; he's additionally interested in the educative nature of politics because the perform of freedom and the way the emphasis on critique needs to be matched via a politics and discourse of resistance, wish, and risk. This turns into relatively glaring in his chapters on Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn. pondering Dangerously makes transparent that on the center of the fight for a thorough democracy is the reviving of the novel mind's eye because the foundation for brand new types of political and collective fight. Probing those concerns via a chain of interrelated essays and demanding interviews, Giroux offers an available, layered, and sustained instance of ways pondering dangerously is relevant to and attached with the fight over the novel mind's eye and the struggle to meet the promise of an intensive democracy.

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