Breaking in to the Movies: Film and the Culture of Politics

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Wiley, Dec 21, 2001 - Performing Arts - 308 pages
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Assessing film's unheralded--and unbridled--power as a "teaching machine," Breaking in to the Movies showcases Giroux's best-known film essays that address the profoundly pedagogical role film has come to play in contemporary culture.

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Henry A. Giroux holds the Waterbury Chair Professorship and is currently the Director of the Waterbury Forum in Education and Cultural Studies at Pennsylvania State University. His most recent books include Stealing Innocence: Corporate Culture's War on Children (2001); Impure Acts: The Practical Politics of Cultural Studies (2000); The Mouse that Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence (1999); and Pedagogy and the Politics of Hope (1997).

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