Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education

Thursday, 20 February 2014 | A Public Affair

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On Thursday February 20th, our host Allen Ruff kicked off our Winter Pledge on A Public Affair with guest Henry Giroux. Ruff and Giroux discussed Giroux’s latest book, “Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education.

“Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education reveals how neoliberal policies, practices, and modes of material and symbolic violence have radically reshaped the mission and practice of higher education, short-changing a generation of young people.”-Haymarket Books 


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