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Description - Conscientious Objections by Neil Postman

Neil postman examines commercials, evening newscasts, and advertising to reveal the cultural consequences of technological change and explore education's responsibilty to guide us away from the media muse.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780679734215
ISBN-10: 067973421X
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 133mm x mm)
Pages: 10
Imprint: Vintage Books
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 3-Mar-1992
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Neil Postman

Neil Postman was a University Professor, the Paulette Goddard Chair of Media Ecology, and the chair of the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, all at New York University. Among his 20 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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