Youth in Revolt: Reclaiming a Democratic Future (Paperback)

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Recently, American youth have demonstrated en masse about a variety of issues ranging from economic injustice and massive inequality to drastic cuts in education and public services. Youth in Revolt chronicles the escalating backlash against dissent and peaceful protest while exposing a lack of governmental concern for society's most vulnerable populations. Henry Giroux carefully documents a wide range of phenomena, from pervasive violent imagery in our popular culture to educational racism, censorship, and the growing economic inequality we face. He challenges the reader to consider the hope for democratic renewal embodied by Occupy Wall Street and other emerging movements. Encouraging a capacity for critical thought, compassion, and informed judgment, Giroux's analysis allows us to rethink the very nature of what democracy means and what it might look like in the United States and beyond.

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ISBN 9781612052649
Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / Social Policy
Format Paperback
Pages 183
Publisher Date 2013-03-30 00:00:00.0
Publisher Paradigm Pub
Copyright Year 2013
Height 8.75 in
Wdth 5.25 in
Thickness 0.5 in
Unit weight 0.6 lb
Language English
Subtitle Reclaiming a Democratic Future
Series Name Critical Interventions: Politics, Culture, and the Promise of Democracy
Audience College/higher education
Authors Giroux, Henry A.
Country of Origin United States
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