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Reclaiming Conversation - The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Title:
Reclaiming Conversation - The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
Turkle, Sherry
$20.00

In good secondhand condition.

Preeminent author and researcher Sherry Turkle has been studying digital culture for over thirty years. Long an enthusiast for its possibilities, here she investigates a troubling consequence: at work, at home, in politics, and in love, we find ways around conversation, tempted by the possibilities of a text or an email in which we don’t have to look, listen, or reveal ourselves.

Based on five years of research and interviews in homes, schools, and the workplace, Turkle argues that we have come to a better understanding of where our technology can and cannot take us and that the time is right to reclaim conversation. The most human—and humanizing—thing that we do.

The virtues of person-to-person conversation are timeless, and our most basic technology, talk, responds to our modern challenges. We have everything we need to start, we have each other.

Second hand Paperback
Stock: 
1
ISBN: 
9780143109792
SKU:
114599