Disneyworld is Not Enough

London Times Literary Supplement, February 4, 2000

6 Pages Posted: 23 Nov 2008

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Kenneth Anderson

American University - Washington College of Law

Date Written: February 4, 2000

Abstract

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.

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; M21

Suggested Citation

Anderson, Kenneth, Disneyworld is Not Enough (February 4, 2000). London Times Literary Supplement, February 4, 2000. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=935774

Kenneth Anderson (Contact Author)

American University - Washington College of Law ( email )

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20016
United States

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