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Free expression and censorship in America : an encyclopedia

Author: Herbert N Foerstel
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Abortion, campaign financing, TV violence, homosexuality, and indecency on the Internet all have First Amendment implications, and all have been major political issues in the 1990s. During this decade, sex and secularism emerged as major targets of censorship, and an increasing number of Americans tested the limits of the Federal "decency" standards that were imposed on the arts, the broadcast media, and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert N Foerstel
ISBN: 0313292310 9780313292316
OCLC Number: 35317918
Description: ix, 260 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction Encyclopedia Selected Bibliography Table of Cases Index
Responsibility: Herbert N. Foerstel.

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