America's Education Deficit and the War on Youth

@inproceedings{Giroux2013AmericasED,
  title={America's Education Deficit and the War on Youth},
  author={Henry A. Giroux},
  year={2013}
}
America s latest war, according to renowned social critic Henry Giroux, is a war on youth. While this may seem counterintuitive in our youth-obsessed culture, Giroux lays bare the grim reality of how our educational, social, and economic institutions continually fail young people. Their systemic failure is the result of what Giroux identifies as four fundamentalisms: market deregulation, patriotic and religious fervor, the instrumentalization of education, and the militarization of society. We… CONTINUE READING

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