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  • Teaching As a Subversive Activityby Neil Postman

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.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 edition. more...

  • The Disappearance of Childhoodby Neil Postman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.00

    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 America today?and the corresponding threat to the notion of adulthood. Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research, Neil Postman, author of Technopoly... more...

  • Building a Bridge to the 18th Centuryby Neil Postman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    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 millennium, Neil Postman, one of our most distinguished observers of contemporary society, provides for us a source of guidance and inspiration. In Building a Bridge to the Eighteenth... more...

  • Conscientious Objectionsby Neil Postman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 13.95

    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 -- of our habits of discourse, tendencies in education, and obsessions with technological novelty. Readers will find themselves rethinking many of their bedrock assumptions: Should... more...

  • The End of Educationby Neil Postman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    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 most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning. more...

  • Technopolyby Neil Postman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95

    In this witty, often terrifying work of cultural criticism, the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death chronicles our transformation into a Technopoly: a society that no longer merely uses technology as a support system but instead is shaped by it--with radical consequences for the meanings of politics, art, education, intelligence, and truth. From... more...

  • Amusing Ourselves to Deathby Neil Postman; Andrew Postman

    Penguin Group US 2005; US$ 15.00

    Originally published in 1985, Neil Postman?s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media?from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs?it has taken... more...

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