By H. Giroux
Henry Giroux's most up-to-date paintings is a compelling selection of new and vintage essays. Key subject matters reminiscent of schooling and democracy, terrorism and safeguard, and media and early life tradition are critiqued in Giroux's signature type. it is a attention-grabbing assortment for Giroux lovers and educators alike.
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Extra resources for America on the Edge: Henry Giroux on Politics, Culture, and Education
It also means taking back people’s time in an era when the majority must work more than they ever have to make ends meet. The struggle over time is not merely a work issue; it is also about creating the conditions in which time becomes an asset rather than a liability and offers individuals the opportunity to actually be involved in those deliberative processes and actions that give public life substantive meaning. ”60 The growth of cynicism in American society might say less about the reputed apathy The Conservative Assault on America / 37 of the populace than it says about the bankruptcy of the old political languages and the need for a new language and vision for clarifying intellectual, ethical, and political projects, especially as they work to reframe questions of agency, ethics, and meaning for a substantive democracy.
52 But as Cornel West also points out, such aggressive militarism is fashioned out of an ideology that not only supports a foreign policy based on “the cowboy mythology of the American frontier fantasy,” but also affects domestic policy because it expands “police power, augments the prison-industrial complex, and legitimates unchecked male power (and violence) at home and in the workplace. ”53 As a politics of fear undermines any feasible attempt to reclaim democratic values conducive to producing and legitimating shared civic responsibilities, the ideology of war and the militarization of public life both legitimate the rise of the militaryindustrial-prison-educational-entertainment complex and put into play forms of masculinity in which aggression, violence, and a hyped-up bravado set the tone for what it means to be a “real” man in America.
This country is obsessed with war: rumors of war, images of war, ‘preemptive’ war, ‘preventive’ war, ‘surgical’ war, ‘prophylactic’ war, ‘permanent’ war. ”52 But as Cornel West also points out, such aggressive militarism is fashioned out of an ideology that not only supports a foreign policy based on “the cowboy mythology of the American frontier fantasy,” but also affects domestic policy because it expands “police power, augments the prison-industrial complex, and legitimates unchecked male power (and violence) at home and in the workplace.