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The author of Technopoly examines the embattled nature of childhood in contemporary American culture.
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.
"Postman persuasively mobilizes the insights of psychology, history, semantics, McLuhanology, and common sense on behalf of his astonishing and original thesis."
Written in 1982, "The Disappearance of Childhood" is prophetic in how it predicts the birth of the adult-child. Read morePublished 21 days ago by Jiang Xueqin
Much food for though here in this modern classic from Postman, and much to be concerned about if he is correct, which I feel he is in many respects. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mr. Timothy S. Jones
I feel like we are all being swept up in new technology - computers, digital radio, Ipods, cable TV, blogs, Internet, RSS, cell phones, video games,... Read morePublished 4 months ago by I. Wells
By now this must be a 'classic' and it is a much needed book for our day. Parents who care about childhood need to read this!Published 9 months ago by M. Snow
excellent book. Any parent or teacher should read i! As a consequence,parents may slow down their use of mobile devices /midia to make their kids quiet for a while. An eye opener.Published 9 months ago by Paula Tavolaro
As part of the millennial generation, childhood is a fascinating subject. They say that helicopter parents ruined childhood. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Black Sheep & Lorax
Fascinating philosophical look at the way children have been perceived for the last circa 500 years.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
Neil Postman is an excellent thought provoking writer. Thank you.Published 14 months ago by mikwciwq