The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School

The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School

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1996
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0679750312
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9780679750314
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Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those that inspired earlier generations. Instead, today's schools promote the false "gods" of economic utility, consumerism, or ethnic separat ...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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