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Chang, Nancy

Works: 3 works in 16 publications in 1 language and 615 library holdings
Roles: Author
Classifications: JC571, 323.490973
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Silencing political dissent by Nancy Chang( Book )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Just six weeks after 11 September a jittery US Congress overwhelmingly approved the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act, better known as, the USA PATRIOT Act
The effect of macronutrient administration on extracellular amino acid patterns in different regions of the rat hypothalamus by Nancy Chang( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Silencing Political Dissent How Post-September 11 Anti-Terrorism Measures Threaten Our Civil Liberties by Howard Zinn( Computer File )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
In her groundbreaking new book, Silencing Political Dissent, constitutional expert Nancy Chang examines how the Bush administration's fight against terrorism is resulting in a disturbing erosion of First Amendment rights and increase of executive power. Chang's compelling analysis begins with a historical review of political repression and intolerance of dissent in America. From the Sedition Act of 1798, through the Smith Act of the 1940s and the internment of Japanese Americans in World War II, to the FBI's infamous COINTELPRO program of the 1960s, Chang recalls how during times of crisis and war, the U.S. government has unjustly detained individuals, invaded personal privacy, and hampered the free speech of Americans. Chang's expertise as a senior constitutional attorney shines through in the power and clarity of her argument. Meticulously researched and footnoted, Chang's book forces us to challenge the government when it is unpopular to do so, and to consider that perhaps "our future safety lies in the expansion, rather the contraction, of the democratic values set forth in the Constitution."
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