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"I find that offensive!"

Author: Claire Fox
Publisher: London : Biteback Publishing, 2016. ©2016
Series: Provocations (London, England)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When you hear that now ubiquitous phrase 'I find that offensive', you know you're being told to shut up. While the terrible murder of the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists demonstrated that those who offend can face the most brutal form of censorship, it also served only to intensify the pre-existing climate that dictates we all have to walk on eggshells to avoid saying anything offensive -- or else. Indeed, competitive  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Fox
ISBN: 9781849549813 1849549818
OCLC Number: 945979968
Description: xxii, 179 pages ; 19 cm.
Contents: Prologue: a tale of two schools --
Part I: 'You can't say that'--walking on eggshells --
Part II: Creating the snowflake generation --
Part III: Letter to a generation.
Series Title: Provocations (London, England)
Responsibility: Claire Fox.

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Claire Fox tackles the right to offend and political correctness in this forthright polemic, part of the Provocations series.  Read more...

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'An ambitious new series that tackles the controversy of the topics explored with a mixture of intelligence and forthright argument from some excellent writers.' - The Observer

 
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