"Border Crossings is an enormously powerful and important book by one of the most intense and brilliant thinkers of our times. It is also an eminently accessible book and, in its interweaving of popular culture, contemporary politics, and moral vision, the writing speaks to a broad audience. Giroux has written heretofore chiefly as an educator. This time, he is speaking as a public citizen in the great tradition of American dissenters. I have always admired Giroux and profited greatly from his work; but this is certainly his most important and searching book. It ought to be read widely." -- Jonathan Kozol, author of Savage Inequalities - 1992
"It is so rare for white male intellectuals to understand the importance of the problem of `race,' in addition to issues of ethnicity and post-coloniality. . . . In Border Crossings, Giroux puts his program across more convincingly than ever." -- Michele Wallace, author of Black Macho and Invisibility Blues
"With this work Giroux names his desire to meet across boundaries, declaring his political solidarity with postmodern feminist thought, anti-racist theory, and all who think critically about pedagogy. With clarity and insight, he writes about the points of connection, expanding the scope of critical pedagogy and inviting us to engage in a broad political project that is fundamentally radical--fundamentally democratic." -- Bell Hooks, Oberlin College, author of Ain't I a Woman? and Talking Back
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About the Author
Henry A. Giroux
holds the Global Television Network Chair in Communications at McMaster University. He is the author of over 30 books, 11 of which were published by Routledge.