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Silenced! : academic freedom, scientific inquiry, and the First Amendment under siege in America

Author: Bruce E Johansen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007.
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"This book is about people whose ideological circumstances have found them opposing established beliefs in our times - scholars advocating the Palestinian cause in a very hostile environment, for example, as well as climate scientists defending themselves against the de-funding of their laboratories by defenders of fossil-fuel interests; opponents of "creation science" under assault for teaching what once was  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Johansen, Bruce E. (Bruce Elliott), 1950-
Silenced!
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
(OCoLC)604412413
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce E Johansen
ISBN: 9780275996864 0275996867
OCLC Number: 85862143
Description: xxiv, 185 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Weather wars : hard science and hardball politics --
Soft science : how intelligent is this design? --
The Second Amendment trumps the First --
Gut-based discourse in the age of the Internet --
Student and faculty rights (and lefts) --
Terrorology 101.
Responsibility: Bruce E. Johansen ; foreword by Matthew Rothschild.
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Provides an array of examples of intolerance of free speech on American college campuses in the humanities, social sciences, and physical sciences, with a focus on what is taught and how it's taught.  Read more...

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