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Growing up postmodern : neoliberalism and the war on the young

Author: Ronald Strickland
Publisher: Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002.
Series: Culture and politics series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection takes its inspiration from Paul Goodman's Growing Up Absurd, a landmark critique of American culture at the end of the 1950s. The contributors to this volume focus on adverse social conditions that confront young people in postmodernity, such as the relentless pressure to consume, social dis-investment in education, harsh responses to youth crime, and the continuing climate of intolerance that falls  Read more...
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Growing up postmodern.
Lanham [Md.] : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2002
(OCoLC)654496674
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald Strickland
ISBN: 0742516504 0742516512 9780742516502 9780742516519
OCLC Number: 123123821
Description: ix, 262 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : What's left of modernity? / Ronald Strickland --
"A caste, a culture, a market" : youth, marketing, and lifestyle in postwar America / Bill Osgerby --
The war on the young : corporate culture, schooling, and the politics of "zero tolerance" / Henry A. Giroux --
Richard Price and the ordeal of the postmodern city / Jerry Phillips --
"Remorseless young predators" : the bottom line of "caging children" / Gary L. Smith --
Growing up incarcerated : the prison-industrial complex and literacy as resistance / Elizabeth Kleinfeld --
Ideology and interpellation in the first-person shooter / Andrew Kurtz --
Trouble child : Barthes's imagined youth / Tim Scheie --
The big business of surfing's oceanic feeling : thirty years of Tracks magazine / Margaret Henderson --
Female adolescence and its discontents / Angela E. Hubler --
The mis/education of righteous babes : popular culture and third-wave feminism / Jennifer Drake --
Post-'68 : theory is in the streets / Astra Taylor --
To be young, countercultural, and Black : racial pluralism, countercultures, and African American activism in the 1960s / David M. Jones.
Series Title: Culture and politics series.
Responsibility: edited by Ronald Strickland.

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