Disneyworld is Not Enough

Kenneth Anderson

American University - Washington College of Law

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; M21

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Date posted: November 23, 2008  

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

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Washington, DC 20016
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