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Author Giroux, Henry A

Title Politics after hope : Barack Obama and the crisis of youth, race, and democracy / Henry A. Giroux

Publ Info Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  JK1764 .G57 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  JK1764 .G57 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiii, 225 pages ; 22 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Radical imagination series
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-212) and index
Contents Introduction : Barack Obama and the "fierce urgency of now" -- 1. War talk, the death of the social, and disappearing children : a lesson for Obama -- 2. Hard lessons : neoliberalism, education, and the politics of disposability -- 3. Commodifying kids : the forgotten crisis -- 4. Disney, casino capitalism, and the stealing of childhood innocence -- 5. Ten years after Columbine : the deepening tragedy of youth -- 6. Child beauty pageants : a scene from the "other America" -- 7. Youth and the myth of a postracial society under Barack Obama -- 8. Diposable youth in a suspect society : a challenge for the Obama administration -- 9. Locked out and locked up : youth missing in action from Obama's stimulus plan -- 10. Judge Sonia Sotomayor and the new racism : getting beyond the politics of denial -- 11. Children of the recession : remembering Manchild in the promised land
12. Beyond bailouts : education after neoliberalism (coauthored with Susan Searls Giroux) -- 13. Educating Obama : a task for critical pedagogy -- 14. Beyond the audacity of hope : the promise of an educated citizenry -- 15. The Iranian uprisings and the challenge of the new media : rethinking the politics of representation -- 16. Obama's tortured democracy : the power of images and the politics of state secrecy -- 17. Obama and the promise of education -- 18. Obama's embrace of the corporate model of education (coauthored with Kenneth Saltman) -- 19. Against the militarized academy -- 20. Higher education in search of democracy? -- 21. Obama's postpartisan politics and the crisis of American education -- 22. Educating the rest of us : making democracy matter
LC subject United States -- Politics and government -- 2009-
Youth -- Political activity -- United States
Youth -- Government policy -- United States
Children -- Government policy -- United States
United States -- Race relations -- Political aspects
Education and state -- United States
Obama, Barack
Link Online version: Giroux, Henry A. Politics after hope. Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2010 (OCoLC)741482759
ISBN 9781594518522 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1594518521 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781594518539 (pbk. : alk. paper)
159451853X (pbk. : alk. paper)