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

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Giroux, Henry A.
Format: Book
Published: Boulder : Paradigm Publishers, c2010.
Series:Radical imagination series.
Table of 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