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The disappearance of childhood

Author: Neil Postman; Jeff Riggenbach; Blackstone Audiobooks.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the vogue for very young models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, childhood in America today is in precipitous decline. Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research, Postman suggests that the divisions between childhood and adulthood are eroding under the barrage of television, which turns the adult secrets of sex and violence into popular entertainment.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Postman; Jeff Riggenbach; Blackstone Audiobooks.
ISBN: 0786155957 9780786155958
OCLC Number: 78907188
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Jan. 19, 2007).
Previously released on cassette, 2000.
Performer(s): Read by Jeff Riggenbach.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Responsibility: by Neil Postman.

Abstract:

From the vogue for very young models to the explosion in the juvenile crime rate, childhood in America today is in precipitous decline. Deftly marshaling a vast array of historical and demographic research, Postman suggests that the divisions between childhood and adulthood are eroding under the barrage of television, which turns the adult secrets of sex and violence into popular entertainment.

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