Technopoly

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Informationen zum Autor Neil Postman was University Professor, Paulette Goddard Chair of Media Ecology, and Chair of the Department of Culture and Communication at New York University. Among his twenty books are studies of childhood ( The Disappearance of Childhood ), public discourse ( Amusing Ourselves to Death ), education ( Teaching as a Subversive Activity and The End of Education ), and the impact of technology ( Technopoly ). His interest in education was long-standing, beginning with his experience as an elementary and secondary school teacher. He died in 2003. Klappentext 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. Zusammenfassung 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 itwith radical consequences for the meanings of politics! art! education! intelligence! and truth.

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Neil Postman was University Professor, Paulette Goddard Chair of Media Ecology, and Chair of the Department of Culture and Communication at New York University. Among his twenty books are studies of childhood (The Disappearance of Childhood), public discourse (Amusing Ourselves to Death), education (Teaching as a Subversive Activity and The End of Education), and the impact of technology (Technopoly). His interest in education was long-standing, beginning with his experience as an elementary and secondary school teacher. He died in 2003.

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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.



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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.

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Titre
Technopoly
Auteur
EAN
9780679745402
ISBN
978-0-679-74540-2
Format
Couverture cartonnée
Editeur
Random House N.Y.
Genre
Sociologie
Parution
31.03.1993
Nombre de pages
240
Poids
225g
Taille
H203mm x B132mm x T15mm
Année
1993
Sous-titre
Englisch
Edition
Vintage Books
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