skip to content
We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America

Author: Ronald K L Collins; Sam Chaltain
Publisher: Oxford [UK] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Contains a series of accounts of landmark First Amendment cases, including those about loyalty oaths, hate speech, flag burning, student anti-war protests, and McCarthy-era prosecutions.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald K L Collins; Sam Chaltain
ISBN: 9780195175721 0195175727
OCLC Number: 605020041
Description: 439 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : Freedom and fear : Justice Hugo Black --
First Amendment fundamentalism : George Anastaplo and free-speech absolutism --
"Everybody is against the reds" : Benjamin Gitlow and the First and Fourteenth Amendments --
Calling Dr. Meiklejohn : Alexander Meiklejohn and First Amendment theories --
"The final jury of the nation" : Daniel Ellsberg and national security --
Fighting times and fighting faiths : Eugene Dennis and the clear and present danger test --
Saving the NAACP : Robert Carter and the (Civil) right to associate --
Crosses and crises : Edward Cleary and hate speech --
Striking back at the birchers : Elmer Gertz and defamation --
Saving old glory : Gregory Johnson and flag desecration --
Count-me-ins and count-me-outs : Mary Beth Tinker and student speech --
Epilogue : Hugo Black and beyond : the future of freedom --
Free-speech timeline.
Responsibility: Ronald K.L. Collins, Sam Chaltain.

Abstract:

In We Must Not Be Afraid to Be Free, Ron Collins and Sam Chaltain, two noted free speech scholars and activists, provide authoritative and vivid portraits of free speech in modern America.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

We Must not be Afraid to be Free skillfully blends history and doctrine, furnishing the reader with an introduction to core free speech cases through vivid and real-life accounts of the parties, Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/605020041> # We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "605020041" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/474729669#Place/oxford_uk> ; # Oxford UK
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/KF4772> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862627> ; # Civil rights
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/934044> ; # Freedom of speech
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026377> ; # Civil rights--United States
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1356075> ; # Constitution (United States)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103692> ; # Freedom of speech--United States
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/342.730853/e22/> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/16639726> ; # Sam Chaltain
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/115072948> ; # Ronald K. L. Collins
    schema:datePublished "2011" ;
    schema:description "Prologue : Freedom and fear : Justice Hugo Black -- First Amendment fundamentalism : George Anastaplo and free-speech absolutism -- "Everybody is against the reds" : Benjamin Gitlow and the First and Fourteenth Amendments -- Calling Dr. Meiklejohn : Alexander Meiklejohn and First Amendment theories -- "The final jury of the nation" : Daniel Ellsberg and national security -- Fighting times and fighting faiths : Eugene Dennis and the clear and present danger test -- Saving the NAACP : Robert Carter and the (Civil) right to associate -- Crosses and crises : Edward Cleary and hate speech -- Striking back at the birchers : Elmer Gertz and defamation -- Saving old glory : Gregory Johnson and flag desecration -- Count-me-ins and count-me-outs : Mary Beth Tinker and student speech -- Epilogue : Hugo Black and beyond : the future of freedom -- Free-speech timeline."@en ;
    schema:description "Contains a series of accounts of landmark First Amendment cases, including those about loyalty oaths, hate speech, flag burning, student anti-war protests, and McCarthy-era prosecutions."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/474729669> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "We must not be afraid to be free : stories of free expression in America"@en ;
    schema:productID "605020041" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/605020041#PublicationEvent/oxford_uk_new_york_oxford_university_press_2011> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/474729669#Agent/oxford_university_press> ; # Oxford University Press
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195175721> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/605020041> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/474729669#Agent/oxford_university_press> # Oxford University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Oxford University Press" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103692> # Freedom of speech--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Freedom of speech--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85026377> # Civil rights--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civil rights--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1356075> # Constitution (United States)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "Constitution (United States)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862627> # Civil rights
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Civil rights"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/934044> # Freedom of speech
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Freedom of speech"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/115072948> # Ronald K. L. Collins
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Collins" ;
    schema:givenName "Ronald K. L." ;
    schema:name "Ronald K. L. Collins" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/16639726> # Sam Chaltain
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Chaltain" ;
    schema:givenName "Sam" ;
    schema:name "Sam Chaltain" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780195175721>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0195175727" ;
    schema:isbn "9780195175721" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.