Technopoly

Technopoly

Book - 1992
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Baker & Taylor
A renowned 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

Baker
& Taylor

A renowned 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. 17,500 first printing. Tour.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1992
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780394582726
0394582721
Branch Call Number: 303.483 POSTM
Characteristics: xii, 222 pages ; 22 cm

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JCLMeganB Oct 04, 2013

Postman criticizes modern society's willingness to value technology and technique over basic human judgment. Very astute.

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