Tag Archives: neoliberalism

On narcissist leadership and authenticity

Moving towards an ecological understanding of the self

Bin Wu & Nesta Devine
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Bin Wua and Nesta Devineb aDepartment of Education, Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia; bAuckland University of Technology, Auckland, New Zealand   Abstract Neoliberalism promotes the self as an enterprise. The entrepreneuring self originates from a western concept of autonomic individualism, which in its extreme form, gives rise to narcissist leadership in neoliberal times. Narcissist […]

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Wu, B., & Devine, N. (2021). On narcissist leadership and authenticity: Moving towards an ecological understanding of the self. ACCESS: Contemporary Issues in Education, 41(2), 44-47. https://doi.org/10.46786/ac21.1357

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Trumpism and the Challenge of Critical Education

Published online: 18 Apr 2021

The United States government is on fire. For four years, the fundamentals of democracy and its mode of governance have been under attack by Trump, his Vichy-like Congressional Republicans, and right-wing media apparatuses along with numerous conservative digital and social media outlets. As the inferno gained momentum, it was doused with gasoline by reactionary media […]

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Henry A. Giroux (2021): Trumpism and the challenge of critical education,
Educational Philosophy and Theory, DOI: 10.1080/00131857.2021.1884066

Henry A. Giroux

Henry A. Giroux is Professor of English and Cultural Studies at McMaster University, Canada. Henry is one of the founding theorists of critical pedagogy in the United States, and has written extensively on public pedagogycultural studiesyouth studieshigher educationmedia studies, and critical theory, winning many awards. His interviews on neoliberalism appear in Truthout.  Henry is past co-Editor-in-chief of the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies.  In 2002 Routledge named him as one of the top fifty educational thinkers of the modern period.


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Racism and education at the heart of the American radical right

It may come as a surprise to the readers of Agora to learn that education is implicated in the attempted coup in Washington on 6 January 2020. But, so it is, dear reader. Let me explain why. At one level, possibly, it is due to the failure of the US education system to teach its […]

Nesta Devine

Nesta Devine is a Professor of Education at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand. Her work spans education policy and theory, prison education, Pasifika teachers and school exclusion. It aims to disrupt the structures and pedagogical assumptions that can lead to inequities for different groups of learners in Aotearoa/New Zealand. She is the former president of the Philosophy of Education Society of Australasia (PESA) and Associate Editor of Educational Philosophy and Theory (EPAT).

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A conversation with Henry Giroux: Education, democracy and neoliberalism