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Hate speech : the history of an American controversy

Hate speech : the history of an American controversy

Author: Samuel Walker
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1995, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Provides an account of the history of the hate speech controversy in the US. This title examines the issue, from the conflicts over the Ku Klux Klan in the 1920s and American Nazi groups in the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Walker
ISBN: 0803297513 9780803297517 080324763X 9780803247635
OCLC Number: 263618464
Description: 217 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Hate speech in American history --
Origins of the hate speech issues, 1920-1931 --
Free speech for Nazis? Hate speech as a national issue, 1933-1940 --
The hateful and the hated : the Jehovah's Witnesses and the emergence of a national policy --
The curious rise and fall of group libel in America, 1942-1952 --
Free speech triumphant : from Beauharnais to Skokie, 1952-1978 --
The campus speech codes : hate speech in the 1980s and 1990s --
Hate speech and the American community.
Responsibility: Samuel Walker.


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"An original contribution to the literature not just of hate speech but of modern First Amendment issues generally... This is a fine piece of work; it deserves wide attention."-Kermit L. Hall, editor Read more...

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