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The mouse that roared : Disney and the end of innocence

Author: Henry A Giroux; Grace Pollock
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This expanded and revised edition explores and updates the cultural politics of the Walt Disney Company and how its ever-expanding list of products, services, and media function as teaching machines that shape children's culture into a largely commercial endeavor. The Disney conglomerate remains an important case study for understanding both the widening influence of free-market fundamentalism in the new millennium  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Giroux, Henry A.
Mouse that roared .
Lanham, Md : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2010
(OCoLC)437186767
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Henry A Giroux; Grace Pollock
ISBN: 9781442201446 1442201444
OCLC Number: 609860051
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 285 pages)
Contents: Introduction : Disney's troubled utopia --
Disney and the politics of public culture --
Learning with Disney : from Baby Einstein to High school musical --
Children's culture and Disney's animated films --
Disney, militarization, and the national-security state after 9/11 --
Globalizing the Disney empire --
Conclusion : turning the world into a Disney store.
Responsibility: Henry A. Giroux and Grace Pollock.

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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  Read more...
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Henry A. Giroux and Grace Pollock's revised and expanded edition of The Mouse That Roared: Disney and the End of Innocence presents tools, key concepts and analyses, and the context to provide a Read more...

 
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