Beyond the Limits of Neoliberal Higher Education: Global Youth Resistance and the American/British Divide

Beyond the Limits of Neoliberal Higher Education: Global Youth Resistance and the American/British Divide
Henry Giroux
connects the current climate of human hardship to the savage forms of free-market ideology that propel the privatization of social problems and the commodification of public spaces. As one space that provides a formative culture for civic engagement, Giroux argues the university is witnessing a full-fledged assault on its public values and the critical thinking required to support an aspiring democracy. Linking rising tuition fees and weakened public education to growing youth resistance around the world, he expresses optimism that students in North America will join the collective global effort to resist market fundamentalism and reclaim higher education as a public good.  Read the article…

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