ISBN-10:
1433119307
ISBN-13:
2901433119308
Pub. Date:
02/28/2014
Publisher:
Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Amazing Ourselves to Death: Neil Postman's Brave New World Revisited

Amazing Ourselves to Death: Neil Postman's Brave New World Revisited

by Lance Strate

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901433119308
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 02/28/2014
Series: A Critical Introduction to Media and Communication Theory Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Lance Strate studied with Neil Postman at New York University, where he earned his Ph.D., and is currently Professor of Communication and Media Studies at Fordham University. The author of Echoes and Reflections and On the Binding Biases of Time, he is a recipient of the Media Ecology Association's Walter Ong Award for Career Achievement in Scholarship.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Foreword xi

Part 1

Chapter 1 Fatal Amusements 3

Chapter 2 Building a Bridge to Neil Postman 15

Chapter 3 Media Ecology as a Scholarly Activity 43

Chapter 4 The Evolving American Media Environment 59

Part 2

Chapter 5 Breaking the News 85

Chapter 6 The Tribe Has Spoken 101

Chapter 7 Neon Gods 113

Chapter 8 Grand Theft Education 125

Chapter 9 The Tempest 135

References 147

Index 157

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