Disneyworld is Not Enough
American University - Washington College of Law; Stanford University - The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace; Brookings Institution - Governance Studies
February 4, 2000
London Times Literary Supplement, February 4, 2000
This essay reviews a book of cultural criticism directed against what the author, Henry Giroux, regards as the corporate manipulation of culture, particularly the culture of children, by corporate interests, particularly the Disney company. The review argues that, contrary to Giroux's argument, Disney and such corporations relentlessly press the message of American left-liberal politically correct piety.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 6
Keywords: Corporate America, Consumption, Henry A. Giroux, Christopher Zasch, Disney Corporation; Children; Learn; Social Justice; Patriarchy; Machismo; Gender; Progressive; Cultural; Social Agenda; Political Agenda; Popular Will; General Will; Force; Corporatism; Noncommodified Public Sphere
JEL Classification: E21; E29; E60; E61; G30; G34; I20; I21; K22; M21Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: November 23, 2008
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