Giroux, Henry A., "The Conservative Assault on America: Cultural Politics, Education, and the New Authoritarianism," pp. 23-41 in Henry A. Giroux, America on Edge: Henry A. Giroux on Politics, Culture, and Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.


Henry A. Giroux


Illustrates authoritarian policies and actions by the second Bush administration in the area of education and other arenas.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Policies and Policy Making, Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum and Politics, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum, Democratic Education, Government Role in Educational Research & Development


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