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The Resource America's addiction to terrorism, Henry A. Giroux

America's addiction to terrorism, Henry A. Giroux

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America's addiction to terrorism
Title
America's addiction to terrorism
Statement of responsibility
Henry A. Giroux
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the United States today, the term "terrorism" conjures up images of dangerous, outside threats: religious extremists and suicide bombers in particular. Harder to see but all the more pervasive is the terrorism perpetuated by the United States itself, whether through military force overseas or woven into the very fabric of society at home. Henry Giroux, in this passionate and incisive book, turns the conventional wisdom on terrorism upside down, demonstrating how fear and lawlessness have become organizing principles of life in the United States, and violence an acceptable form of social mediation. He addresses the most pressing issues of the moment, from officially sanctioned torture to militarized police forces to austerity politics. Giroux also examines the ongoing degradation of the education system and how young people in particular suffer its more nefarious outcomes. Against this grim picture, Giroux posits a politics of hope and a commitment to accurate-and radical-historical memory. He draws on a long, distinguished career developing the tenets of critical paedagogy to propose a cure for our addiction to terrorism: a kind of "public paedagogy" that challenges the poisoned narratives of "America's dis-imagination machine."
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Giroux, Henry A
Dewey number
361.61
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Social justice
  • Democracy
  • Social values
  • Domestic terrorism
  • United States
  • United States
Label
America's addiction to terrorism, Henry A. Giroux
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000056414538
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781583675700
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015041573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)929331893
Label
America's addiction to terrorism, Henry A. Giroux
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000056414538
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9781583675700
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2015041573
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)929331893

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