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Amusing Ourselves To Death

ISBN 10 : 014303653X
ISBN 13 : 9780143036531

Examines the ways in which television has transformed public discourse--in politics, education, religion, science, and elsewhere--into a form of entertainment that undermines expos..


Amusing Ourselves To Death

ISBN 10 : 1101042621
ISBN 13 : 9781101042625

What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern med..


Neil Postman Amusing And Informing Ourselves To Death

ISBN 10 : 9783638441773
ISBN 13 : 3638441776

Seminar paper from the year 2005 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 1, Martin Luther University (Institut für Anglistik..


Teaching As A Subversive Activity

ISBN 10 : 9780307491701
ISBN 13 : 0307491706

A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world. From the Trade Paperback editi..


Amazing Ourselves To Death

ISBN 10 : 1433119307
ISBN 13 : 9781433119309

"Media, technology, culture, television, new media, media ecology, public discourse" --..


Building A Bridge To The 18th Century

ISBN 10 : 9780307797285
ISBN 13 : 0307797287

At a time when we are reexamining our values, reeling from the pace of change, witnessing the clash between good instincts and "pragmatism," dealing with the angst of a new millenn..


The Art Of Controversy

ISBN 10 : 9780307962140
ISBN 13 : 0307962148

A lavishly illustrated, witty, and original look at the awesome power of the political cartoon throughout history to enrage, provoke, and amuse. As a former editor of The New York ..