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Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology

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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

Table of Contents

The judgment of Thamus — From tools to technocracy — From technocracy to technopoly — The improbable world — The broken defenses — The ideology of machines: medical technology — The ideology of machines: computer technology — Invisible technologies — Scientism — The great symbol drain — The loving resistance fighter.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307797353
Subtitle:
The Surrender of Culture to Technology
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Postman, Neil
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Technology
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Technology -- Social aspects.
Subject:
Social aspects
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
American Studies-General
Subject:
Science Reference-Sociology of Science
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19930331
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
222

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