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Censorship : opposing viewpoints

Author: Scott Barbour
Publisher: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, ©2010.
Series: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate the state of freedom of speech and the use of censorship in the United States and around the world.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott Barbour
ISBN: 9780737747621 0737747625 9780737747614 0737747617
OCLC Number: 441153591
Description: 217 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part I. Should there be limits to free speech? --
The press should be censored during wartime / Tony Blankley --
The press should not be censored during wartime / Dean Baquet and Bill Keller --
The arts should be censored / Ben Shapiro --
The arts should not be censored / Dominic Cooke --
The press should self-censor anti-Islamic views / Haroon Siddiqui --
The press should not self-censor anti-Islamic views / Flemming Rose --
Part II. Should the Internet be censored? --
Internet filters are effective / Jacob Sullum --
Internet filters are ineffective / Matt Villano --
Laws to make the Internet neutral will endanger families / Cesar Conda --
Laws to make the Internet neutral will prevent censorship / Damian Kulash --
Laws to make the Internet neutral may cause censorship / Phil Kerpen --
Part III. Is free speech censored worldwide? --
The Internet is censored in repressive countries / Adam B. Kushner --
Bloggers evade Internet censorship in repressive countries / Richard Seymour --
China's Internet censorship is effective / James Fallows --
China's Internet censorship can be circumvented / April Gu --
U.S. companies are abetting Internet censorship in China / Jonathan Mirsky --
U.S. companies are promoting Internet freedom in China / Clyde Wayne Crews Jr. and Peter Suderman --
Part IV. Is freedom in the United States threatened by censorship? --
Books are being banned in the United States / Debra Lau Whelan --
Book banning is declining in the United States / Rob Boston --
Student speech should not be censored / Debra J. Saunders --
Student speech should be censored / Daniel Henninger --
The proposed Flag Desecration Amendment is a threat to freedom / Nat Hentoff --
The proposed Flag Desecration Amendment is not a threat to freedom / Bill Frist --
Regulation of talk radio will threaten free speech / Alan Sears --
Regulation of talk radio will protect free speech / Mark Lloyd.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Scott Barbour, book editor.

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This book is a collection of articles in which authors debate the state of freedom of speech and the use of censorship in the United States and around the world.

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