The Mouse that Roared by Henry A. Giroux
Disney and the End of Innocence (Culture and Education Series)

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How are children—and their parents—affected by the world's most influential corporation? Henry A. Giroux explores the surprisingly diverse ways in which Disney, while hiding behind a cloak of innocence and entertainment, strives to dominate global media and shape the desires, needs, and futures of today's children.

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Henry A. Giroux is the well-known author of numerous books and articles on society, education, and political culture. He is Waterbury Chair of Education at Pennsylvania State University and lives in State College, Pennsylvania.
Published March 16, 2010 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 192 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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To many people, the name Disney has become synonymous with childhood innocence and squeaky-clean fantasy. But in this polemical, didactic work, Penn State education professor Giroux (Channel Surfing)

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In keeping with this practice of regulation and homogenization, employees are required to dress a certain way, to have their hair a certain length and to adhere to the ""Disney philosophy."" Disney's movies, argues Giroux, promote sexism and racism (""bad"" characters speak with thick foreign acc...

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