The Disappearance of Childhood by Neil Postman
The Disappearance of Childhood Neil Postman ebook
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Saw this following random links on Amazon. Why are 12-years-olds exposed to sex so early? Even in run-of-the-mill commercials, as Neil Postman noted in his book The Disappearance of Childhood, children are initiated into the world of adult worries and concerns. (1994) The disappearance of childhood. Neil Postman : The Disappearance of Childhood (Vintage) ? This paper sets out to analyse the dominant 'sexual scripts' embedded within four POSTMAN, N. Quote: Based upon Postman's description of childhood and the reason for its being, our society may be in jeopardy of losing this long-standing concept. (Ed.) (2000) The body, childhood and society. The proliferation of debates surrounding the sexualisation of childhood in the late 20th and early 21st century has led to the commission of a range of investigations into the role of sex and consumer culture in the lives of children and young people. When I was 12, boys were still icky. Are we witnessing the disappearance of childhood? And I just don't mean 5-year-olds wearing flappers and wigs.