Series: Framing 21st Century Social Issues
Paperback: 80 pages
Publisher: Routledge; 1 edition (February 24, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.2 x 10 inches
Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
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Giroux truly brings forth an ideology that incorporates the manner by which the current social economic system in our education and regular life are basically assimilating people into disposable commodities without caring of our humanity.
As a "lifelong" educator I believe Henry Giroux's work should be taught at every level of educator training. It is what we know validated by his work and proofs! Excellent work for all people to be positively affected.
We are so quick to write off generations, but whatever we say that they are, is a direct reflection of the conditions we made for them. Giroux examines and discusses the entrapments that youth culture encounters and celebrates the young resistance movements. Youth are not disposable, they are fierce and capable of creating a more equal society.
This book looked new but when I opened it for the read, the pages fell out. I suspect the book wasn't new like the seller said it was or maybe it just got missed in the glue line. I love Henry Giroux. Hes an awesome writer and an even better speaker.
The book used the author's personal experiences and tied it to social situations in which poor youths are disadvantaged by society due to social policy constructions.
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