Zombie politics and culture in the age of casino capitalism /

"Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism capitalizes upon the popularity of zombies, exploring the relevance of the metaphor they provide for examining the political and pedagogical conditions that have produced a growing culture of sadism, cruelty, disposability, and death...

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Main Author: Giroux, Henry A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY : Peter Lang, [2015]
Edition:Second edition.
Series:Popular culture & everyday life ; vol. 29.
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Table of Contents:
  • Zombie politics and other late modern monstrosities in the age of disposability
  • The politics of lying and the culture of deceit in Obama's America: the rule of damaged politics
  • Zombie language and the politics of the living dead
  • Everyday violence and the culture of cruelty: entertaining democracy's demise
  • Market-driven hysteria and the politics of death
  • Torturing children: Bush's legacy and democracy's failure: salvos from the culture of cruelty
  • The spectacle of illiteracy and the crisis of democracy
  • Zombie politics and the challenge of right-wing teaching machines: rethinking the importance of the Powell memo
  • Town hall politics as zombie theater: rethinking the importance of the public sphere
  • Reclaiming public values in the age of casino capitalism
  • No bailouts for youth: broken promises and dashed hopes
  • Zero tolerance policies and the death of reason: schools and the pedagogy of punishment
  • Brutalizing kids: painful lessons in the pedagogy of school violence
  • Tortured memories and the culture of war
  • Youth beyond the politics of hope
  • In the dead zone of capitalism
  • Disimagination machines and punishing factories in the age of zombie capitalism.