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Building a Bridge to the 18th Century: How the Past Can Improve Our Future

Neil Postman - Social Science - 2011 - 224 pages
At a time when we are reexamining our values, reeling from the pace of change, witnessing the clash between good instincts and "pragmatism," dealing with the angst of a new ...
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The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School

Neil Postman - Education - 2011 - 224 pages
In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our ...
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The Disappearance of Childhood

Neil Postman - Social Science - 2011 - 192 pages
From the vogue for nubile models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, this modern classic of social history and media traces the precipitous decline of childhood in ...
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Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business

Neil Postman - Social Science - 2006 - 184 pages
Examines the ways in which television has transformed public discourse--in politics, education, religion, science, and elsewhere--into a form of entertainment that undermines ...
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Teaching As a Subversive Activity: A No-Holds-Barred Assault on Outdated ...

Neil Postman - Education - 2009 - 240 pages
A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. From the Trade Paperback ...
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Conscientious Objections: Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and ...

Neil Postman - Science - 2011 - 224 pages
In a series of feisty and ultimately hopeful essays, one of America's sharpest social critics casts a shrewd eye over contemporary culture to reveal the worst -- and the best ...
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