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Fighting Words

Fighting Words Author Laurence R. Marcus
ISBN-10 0275954382
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 189
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Sets the rise of campus hate speech in a national context by examining our changing society, by focusing on the political debates of our time, and by exploring the constitutional struggles between equality and freedom of speech, and between individualism and community.



Fighting Words

Fighting Words Author Kent Greenawalt
ISBN-10 1400821673
Release 1996-05-13
Pages 206
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Should "hate speech" be made a criminal offense, or does the First Amendment oblige Americans to permit the use of epithets directed against a person's race, religion, ethnic origin, gender, or sexual preference? Does a campus speech code enhance or degrade democratic values? When the American flag is burned in protest, what rights of free speech are involved? In a lucid and balanced analysis of contemporary court cases dealing with these problems, as well as those of obscenity and workplace harassment, acclaimed First Amendment scholar Kent Greenawalt now addresses a broad general audience of readers interested in the most current free speech issues.



Excitable Speech

Excitable Speech Author Judith Butler
ISBN-10 9781135239879
Release 2013-10-18
Pages 200
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With the same intellectual courage with which she addressed issues of gender, Judith Butler turns her attention to speech and conduct in contemporary political life, looking at several efforts to target speech as conduct that has become subject to political debate and regulation. Reviewing hate speech regulations, anti-pornography arguments, and recent controversies about gay self-declaration in the military, Judith Butler asks whether and how language acts in each of these cultural sites.



Reader s Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies

Reader s Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies Author Timothy F. Murphy
ISBN-10 1579581420
Release 2000
Pages 720
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The Reader's Guide to Lesbian and Gay Studies surveys the field in some 470 entries on individuals (Adrienne Rich); arts and cultural studies (Dance); ethics, religion, and philosophical issues (Monastic Traditions); historical figures, periods, and ideas (Germany between the World Wars); language, literature, and communication (British Drama); law and politics (Child Custody); medicine and biological sciences (Health and Illness); and psychology, social sciences, and education (Kinsey Report).



Philosophy Politics Democracy

Philosophy  Politics  Democracy Author Joshua Cohen
ISBN-10 0674034481
Release 2009
Pages 394
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Over the past 20 years, Joshua Cohen has explored the most controversial issues facing the American public. This volume draws on his work to develop an argument about what he calls 'democracy's public reason'.



Constitutional Politics in Canada and the United States

Constitutional Politics in Canada and the United States Author Stephen L. Newman
ISBN-10 9780791485842
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 290
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Comparative study of American and Canadian constitutionalism, especially rights jurisprudence.



Fighting Words

Fighting Words Author Patricia Hill Collins
ISBN-10 0816623775
Release 1998
Pages 312
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A professor of sociology explores how black feminist thought confronts the injustices of poverty and white supremacy, and argues that those operating outside the mainstream emphasize sociological themes based on assumptions different than those commonly accepted. Original. UP.



The Fighting Words Doctrine

The Fighting Words Doctrine Author Heidi Jeanne Hess
ISBN-10 OCLC:930025741
Release 2015
Pages 53
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"Hate-speech codes on college campuses have been a topic of much discussion in the past decade. Many, including the students who are punished by these codes, claim that their fundamental right to freedom of speech, guaranteed to them by the First Amendment, is violated by these codes. Others say that hateful speech and speech that causes damage to others should not be protected... . This research will examine court decisions to track how the fighting words doctrine has been used throughout its history in order to argue that hate speech codes on college campuses are unnecessary." --From p. 24-25.



Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship

Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship Author Eric Heinze
ISBN-10 9780191076824
Release 2016-02-04
Pages 235
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Most modern democracies punish hate speech. Less freedom for some, they claim, guarantees greater freedom for others. Heinze rejects that approach, arguing that democracies have better ways of combatting violence and discrimination against vulnerable groups without having to censor speakers. Critiquing dominant free speech theories, Heinze explains that free expression must be safeguarded not just as an individual right, but as an essential attribute of democratic citizenship. The book challenges contemporary state regulation of public discourse by promoting a stronger theory of what democracy is and what it demands. Examining US, European, and international approaches, Heinze offers a new vision of free speech within Western democracies.



The Harm in Hate Speech

The Harm in Hate Speech Author Jeremy Waldron
ISBN-10 9780674065086
Release 2012-06-04
Pages 264
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For constitutionalists, regulation of hate speech violates the First Amendment and damages a free society. Waldron rejects this view, and makes the case that hate speech should be regulated as part of a commitment to human dignity and to inclusion and respect for members of vulnerable minorities.



Hate Speech Pornography and the Radical Attack on Free Speech Doctrine

Hate Speech  Pornography  and the Radical Attack on Free Speech Doctrine Author James Weinstein
ISBN-10 UOM:39015042479389
Release 1999-09-16
Pages 282
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Explores whether American free speech doctrine systematically discriminates against women and minorities.



Hate Speech

Hate Speech Author Samuel Walker
ISBN-10 0803297513
Release 1994
Pages 217
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Offers a chronological history of the U.S. policy on hate speech, which in most other countries is prohibited



Hate Speech and the Constitution

Hate Speech and the Constitution Author Steven J. Heyman
ISBN-10 0815322070
Release 1996
Pages 1000
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Twenty-nine collected essays represent a critical history of Shakespeare's play as text and as theater, beginning with Samuel Johnson in 1765, and ending with a review of the Royal Shakespeare Company production in 1991. The criticism centers on three aspects of the play: the love/friendship debate.



Freedom of Speech and Its Limits

Freedom of Speech and Its Limits Author Wojciech Sadurski
ISBN-10 9789401093422
Release 2014-08-15
Pages 240
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In authoritarian states, the discourse on freedom of speech, conducted by those opposed to non-democratic governments, focuses on the core aspects of this freedom: on a right to criticize the government, a right to advocate theories arid ideologies contrary to government-imposed orthodoxy, a right to demand institutional reforms, changes in politics, resignation of the incompetent and the corrupt from positions of authority. The claims for freedom of speech focus on those exercises of freedom that are most fundamental and most beneficial to citizens - and which are denied to them by the government. But in a by-and large democratic polity, where these fundamental benefits of freedom of speech are generally enjoyed by the citizens, the public and scholarly discourse on freedom of speech hovers about the peripheries of that freedom; the focus is on its outer boundaries rather than at the central territory of freedom of speech. Those borderline cases, in which people who are otherwise genuinely committed to the core aspects of freedom of speech may sincerely disagree, include pornography, racist hate speech and religious bigoted expressions, defamation of politicians and of private persons, contempt of court, incitement to violence, disclosure of military or commercial secrets, advertising of merchandise such as alcohol or cigarettes or of services and entertainment such as gambling and prostitution.



HATE

HATE Author Nadine Strossen
ISBN-10 9780190859138
Release 2018-04-02
Pages 240
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HATE dispels misunderstandings plaguing our perennial debates about "hate speech vs. free speech," showing that the First Amendment approach promotes free speech and democracy, equality, and societal harmony. We hear too many incorrect assertions that "hate speech" -- which has no generally accepted definition -- is either absolutely unprotected or absolutely protected from censorship. Rather, U.S. law allows government to punish hateful or discriminatory speech in specific contexts when it directly causes imminent serious harm. Yet, government may not punish such speech solely because its message is disfavored, disturbing, or vaguely feared to possibly contribute to some future harm. When U.S. officials formerly wielded such broad censorship power, they suppressed dissident speech, including equal rights advocacy. Likewise, current politicians have attacked Black Lives Matter protests as "hate speech." "Hate speech" censorship proponents stress the potential harms such speech might further: discrimination, violence, and psychic injuries. However, there has been little analysis of whether censorship effectively counters the feared injuries. Citing evidence from many countries, this book shows that "hate speech" laws are at best ineffective and at worst counterproductive. Their inevitably vague terms invest enforcing officials with broad discretion, and predictably, regular targets are minority views and speakers. Therefore, prominent social justice advocates in the U.S. and beyond maintain that the best way to resist hate and promote equality is not censorship, but rather, vigorous "counterspeech" and activism.



No Escape

No Escape Author Paul Andrew Passavant
ISBN-10 WISC:89063581805
Release 1997
Pages 1184
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No Escape has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from No Escape also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full No Escape book for free.



Speaking of Race Speaking of Sex

Speaking of Race  Speaking of Sex Author Henry Louis Gates Jr.
ISBN-10 9780814730904
Release 1996-10-01
Pages 310
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At the University of Pennsylvania, a student is reprimanded for calling a group of African-American students water buffalo. Several prominent American law schools now request that professors abstain from discussing the legal aspects of rape for fear of offending students. As debates over multiculturalism and political correctness crisscross the land, no single issue has been more of a flash point in the ongoing culture wars than hate speech codes, which seek to restrict bigoted or offensive speech and punish those who engage in it. In this provocative anthology, a range of prominent voices argue that hate speech restrictions are not only dangerous, but counterproductive. The lessons of history indicate that speech regulation designed to protect minorities is destined to be used against them. Acknowledging the legitimacy of the concerns that prompt speech codes and combining support for civil liberties with an acute concern for civil tights issues, Speaking of Race, Speaking of Sex demonstrates that it is difficult, if not impossible, to draw the line between unprotected insults and protected ideas. Decrying such speech regulation as overly concerned with the symbols of racism rather than its realities, Speaking of Race, Speaking of Sex offers a balanced and well-reasoned perspective on one of the most controversial issues of our time.