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Free speech on campus

Author: Sigal R Ben-Porath
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the University of California, Berkeley, to Middlebury College, institutions of higher learning increasingly find themselves on the front lines of cultural and political battles over free speech. Repeatedly, students, faculty, administrators, and politically polarizing invited guests square off against one another, assuming contrary positions on the limits of thought and expression, respect for differences, the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sigal R Ben-Porath
ISBN: 0812250079 9780812250077
OCLC Number: 987357748
Description: 128 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The State of the Debate --
Inclusive Freedom --
Identity and Free Speech on the Quad --
Putting Civility in Its Place: Free Speech in the Classroom --
Conclusion and Practical Guidelines.
Responsibility: Sigal R. Ben-Porath.
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