By Susan Searls Giroux
Between Race and Reason engages the paintings of numerous intellectuals—Friedrich Nietzsche, W. E. B. Du Bois, Michel Foucault, Martin Luther King, Jr., Jacques Derrida and others—who problem the university's prior and current collusion with racism and violence. The publication enhances fresh paintings performed at the politics of upper schooling that has tested the results of collage corporatization, militarization, and bureaucratic explanation via concentrating on the ways that those parts of a broader neoliberal undertaking also are racially caused and promoted. whilst, it undertakes to visualize how the collage might be reconceived as a uniquely privileged website for critique within the pursuits of trendy pressing imperatives for peace and justice.
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