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Academic freedom : a guide to the literature

Author: Stephen H Aby; James C Kuhn
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000.
Series: Bibliographies and indexes in education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The freedom of academics to pursue knowledge and truth in their research, writing, and teaching is a fundamental principle of contemporary higher education in the United States. But this freedom has been hard won and regularly abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. Academic freedom has been central to many issues and controversies in higher education and has thus generated literature in a variety of disciplines.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Academic freedom.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2000
(DLC) 99059136
(OCoLC)42888158
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen H Aby; James C Kuhn
ISBN: 9780313094941 0313094942
OCLC Number: 501476269
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 225 pages).
Contents: Introduction; 1. Academic Freedom --
Philosophy; 2. Academic Freedom --
History (General); 3. Academic Freedom --
History (1915 to World War II); 4. Academic Freedom --
History (Cold War); 5. Academic Freedom --
History (1960-1979); 6. Current Issues and General Trends; 7. Academic Freedom and the Culture Wars; 8. Academic Freedom and Religion; 9. Tenure --
Defense, Critiques and Alternatives; 10. Academic Freedom in Other Countries; 11. World Wide Web Sites; Name Index; Subject Index.
Series Title: Bibliographies and indexes in education.
Responsibility: compiled by Stephen H. Aby and James C. Kuhn, IV.

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This reference volume provides entries for nearly 500 books, chapters, articles, reports, web sites and other sources of information about academic freedom. Each entry includes a descriptive  Read more...

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