Technopoly : the surrender of culture to technology /

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Author / Creator:Postman, Neil.
Edition:1st Vintage books ed.
Imprint:New York : Vintage Books, 1993.
Description:xii, 222 pages ; 21 cm
Language:English
Subject:Technology -- Social aspects.
Technology -- Social aspects.
Technologie - Aspect social.
Technologie -- Aspect social.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11727206
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ISBN:0679745408
9780679745402
Notes:Originally published: 1st ed. New York : Knopf, 1992.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-210) and index.
Legacy 2017
Summary:A social critic argues that the United States has become a "technopoly"--A system that sacrifices social institutions for self-perpetuating technological advancement--and suggests ways to use technical skills to enhance our democracy.
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