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Academic Freedom In The Post 9 11 Era

Author : E. Carvalho
ISBN : 9780230117297
Genre : Education
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Academic freedom has been a principle that undergirds the university since 1915. Beyond this, it also protects a spirit of free inquiry essential to a democratic society. But in the post-9/11 present, the basic principles of academic freedom have been deeply challenged. There have been many startling instances where the rhetoric of national security and terror, corporate interests, and privatization have cast a pall over the terrain of academic freedom. In the post-9/11 university, professors face job loss or tenure denial for speaking against state power, while their students pay more tuition and fall deeper in debt. This timely collection features an impressive assembly of the nation s leading intellectuals, addressing some of the most urgent issues facing higher education in the United States today. Spanning a wide array of disciplinary fields, Academic Freedom in the Post-9/11 Era seeks to intervene on the economic and political crises that are compromising the future of our educational institutions.

America S Addiction To Terrorism

Author : Henry A. Giroux
ISBN : 9781583675717
Genre : Political Science
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In the United States today, the term "terrorism" conjures up images of dangerous, outside threats: religious extremists and suicide bombers in particular. Harder to see but all the more pervasive is the terrorism perpetuated by the United States itself, whether through military force overseas or woven into the very fabric of society at home. Henry Giroux, in this passionate and incisive book, turns the conventional wisdom on terrorism upside down, demonstrating how fear and lawlessness have become organizing principles of life in the United States, and violence an acceptable form of social mediation. He addresses the most pressing issues of the moment, from officially sanctioned torture to militarized police forces to austerity politics. Giroux also examines the ongoing degradation of the education system and how young people in particular suffer its more nefarious outcomes. Against this grim picture, Giroux posits a politics of hope and a commitment to accurate-and radical-historical memory. He draws on a long, distinguished career developing the tenets of critical pedagogy to propose a cure for our addiction to terrorism: a kind of "public pedagogy" that challenges the poisoned narratives of "America's dis-imagination machine."

Academic Repression

Author : Anthony J. Nocella
ISBN : PSU:000061779303
Genre : Education
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After 9/11, the Bush administration pressured universities to hand over faculty, staff and student work to be flagged for potential threats. This edited anthology brings together hard-hitting essays from prominent academics to address the pressing issue of whether academic freedom still exists in the American university system. As such, it addresses not only overt attacks on critical thinking, but also - following trends unfolding for decades - engages the broad socio-economic determinants of academic culture.


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ISBN : UVA:X006197470
Genre : Jews
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Academic Freedom After September 11

Author : Beshara Doumani
ISBN : UOM:39015063308368
Genre : Education
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Essays on the challenges to academic freedom posed by post-9/11 political interventions and the growing commericialization of knowledge.

Public Affairs Information Service Bulletin

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ISBN : UIUC:30112107014257
Genre : Political science
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Bulletin Of The Public Affairs Information Service

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Educational Reform In Japan 1945 1952

Author : Hideo Satō
ISBN : OSU:32435069826469
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Abstracts Of The Annual Meeting American Anthropological Association

Author : American Anthropological Association
ISBN : 193130310X
Genre : Anthropology
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