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Zombie Politics and Culture in the Age of Casino Capitalism
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Content: 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.

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Henry A. Giroux currently holds the McMaster University Chair for Scholarship in the Public Interest in the English and Cultural Studies Department and has a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at Ryerson University. His primary research areas are in cultural studies, youth studies, critical pedagogy, popular culture, media studies, social theory, and the politics of higher and public education. In 2002, he was named as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period in Fifty Modern Thinkers on Education: From Piaget to the Present. He is on the editorial and advisory boards of many scholarly journals and has published numerous books and articles. His most recent books are America's Educational Deficit and the War on Youth (2013), Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education (2014), and The Violence of Organized Forgetting (2014).

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