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Unformatted text preview: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business . New York: Penguin. Postman, N. (1994). The Disappearance of Childhood . New York: Vintage. Postman, N. (1995). The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School . New York: Vintage. Weimann, G. (2000). Communicating Unreality: Modern Media and the Reconstruction of Reality . Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE. (NOTE: This list was compiled from approx. 10 min. of bookshelf rummaging; it is by no means a complete list of important or accessible books that are relevant to the study of communication. If you’re interested in gender, for instance, you might check out books by Deborah Tannen; or, if you’re interested in reading a lot of examples of autoethnography, there are some nice collections to explore. In sum, you are not bound by this list; however, I ask that you consult with me as to your book selection. )...
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