Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues is a collaborative effort among four established public intellectuals who deeply care about the future of education in America and who are concerned about the dangerous effects of neoliberalism on American society and culture. It aims to provide a clear, concise, and thought-provoking account of the problems facing education in America under the dual shadows of neoliberalism and terrorism. Through collaborative and individual essays, the authors provide a provocative account that will be of interest to anyone who concerning with the opportunities and dangers facing the future of education at this critical moment in history.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Henry A. Giroux, Sophia A. McClennen, and Kenneth J. Saltman 1 Militarizing Higher Education, Neoliberalism's Culture of Depravity, and Democracy's Demise after 9/11 Henry A. Giroux 2 Venture Philanthropy and the Neoliberal Assault on Public Education Kenneth J. Saltman 3 Neoliberalism as Terrorism; or, State of Disaster Exceptionalism Sophia A. McClennen 4 On Academic Terrorism: Neoliberalism, Higher Education, and the Politics of Emotion Jeffrey R. Di Leo Conclusion: Twelve Theses on Education's Future in the Age of Neoliberalism and Terrorism Jeffrey R. Di Leo, Henry A. Giroux, Sophia A. McClennen, and Kenneth J. Saltman
“In times like these, Neoliberalism, Education, and Terrorism is essential reading for any concerned American.” –Teachers College Record
“[This book’s] presentation of the general interrelation of neoliberalism, education, and terrorism—an interrelation no academic can afford to ignore—is nonetheless multifaceted and nuanced.”