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Conscientious Objections: Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and Education

Conscientious Objections: Stirring Up Trouble About Language, Technology and Education

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1992
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067973421X
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9780679734215
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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 themsel ...more

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Neil Postman , an important American educator, media theorist and cultural critic was probably best known for his popular 1985 book, Amusing Ourselves to Death . For more than four decades he was associated with New York University, where he created and led the Media Ecology program.

He is the author of more than thirty significant books on education, media criticism, and cultural change including Teaching as a Subversive Activity, The Disappearance of Childhood, Tec
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