Free Speech in the College Community

Free Speech in the College Community

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Illustrates problems with free speech encountered by today's college and university administrators with fictional cases based on real life incidents involving inflammatory speakers, hate e-mail, art, and the Internet, and suggests guidelines. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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"This is an engaging and highly readable discussion of the intricacies of First Amendment jurisprudence as it is applied to the college campus." —The Law and Politics Book Review

"Lucidly written, the book can be read and understood by many audiences from student organizations to board members.... Essential for all college and university libraries." —Choice

"A pragmatic, libertarian-minded, and well-informed legal handbook for the First Amendment on campus..." —Kirkus Reviews

"... the most comprehensive and thorough examination of campus speech available today." —Harvard Educational Review

"Bob O’Neil has produced the seminal work on First Amendment freedoms on our university campuses. He has brought scolarship, clear thinking and clean prose to a book of critical importance to all of us." —Bruce W. Sanford

"Robert O’Neil has long been one of the brightest stars in the complex and controversial arena of freedom of expression. And he has never shined brighter and with more incisive clarity than with his new work, Free Speech in the College Community." —Richar A. Roth, Trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Freedom of Expression

"This is the first integrated discussion of the fascinating free speech issues that pertain to teachers and students. It is an unusually informative, vivid and balanced treatment and an absolute must read for all academics and students." —Norman Dorsen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union

"Free Speech in the College Community is a very timely book written by a dedicated scholar of the First Amendment. Challenging and readable it should be studied by all academicians, students, legislators and lawyers." —Nancy Kassebaum Baker, United States Senator (retired)

All of today’s "hot-button" issues are dealt with in this timely book, from Holocaust denial to claims of racial determination of intelligence to hate speech. Former college president Robert O’Neil dramatically illustrates the many types of problems that confront university administrators, frequently using representative fictional characters and discourse to present the situations. Free Speech in the College Community illustrates the many problems that now confront universities by questioning whether or not speech on campus should be freer than speech on the streets. Join the Web debate about free speech on campus: http://www.indiana.edu/~iupress/freespeech



Blackwell North Amer
Robert O'Neil, a former university president, asks the question : Should speech on the university campus be freer than speech on the streets, in the malls, and parks? He dramatically illustrates the many types of problems that confront university administrators today, frequently using imagined characters and dialogues to present the issues.

Indiana University Press

"This is an engaging and highly readable discussion of the intricacies of First Amendment jurisprudence as it is applied to the college campus." -- The Law and Politics Book Review

"Lucidly written, the book can be read and understood by many audiences from student organizations to board members.... Essential for all college and university libraries." -- Choice

"A pragmatic, libertarian-minded, and well-informed legal handbook for the First Amendment on campus..." -- Kirkus Reviews

"... the most comprehensive and thorough examination of campus speech available today." -- Harvard Educational Review

"Bob O'Neil has produced the seminal work on First Amendment freedoms on our university campuses. He has brought scolarship, clear thinking and clean prose to a book of critical importance to all of us." -- Bruce W. Sanford

"Robert O'Neil has long been one of the brightest stars in the complex and controversial arena of freedom of expression. And he has never shined brighter and with more incisive clarity than with his new work, Free Speech in the College Community." -- Richar A. Roth, Trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Freedom of Expression

"This is the first integrated discussion of the fascinating free speech issues that pertain to teachers and students. It is an unusually informative, vivid and balanced treatment and an absolute must read for all academics and students." -- Norman Dorsen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union

"Free Speech in the College Community is a very timely book written by a dedicated scholar of the First Amendment. Challenging and readable it should be studied by all academicians, students, legislators and lawyers." -- Nancy Kassebaum Baker, United States Senator (retired)

All of today's "hot-button" issues are dealt with in this timely book, from Holocaust denial to claims of racial determination of intelligence to hate speech. Former college president Robert O'Neil dramatically illustrates the many types of problems that confront university administrators, frequently using representative fictional characters and discourse to present the situations. Free Speech in the College Community illustrates the many problems that now confront universities by questioning whether or not speech on campus should be freer than speech on the streets. Join the Web debate about free speech on campus: http://www.indiana.edu/~iupress/freespeech


"This is an engaging and highly readable discussion of the intricacies of First Amendment jurisprudence as it is applied to the college campus." —The Law and Politics Book Review

"Lucidly written, the book can be read and understood by many audiences from student organizations to board members.... Essential for all college and university libraries." —Choice

"A pragmatic, libertarian-minded, and well-informed legal handbook for the First Amendment on campus..." —Kirkus Reviews

"... the most comprehensive and thorough examination of campus speech available today." —Harvard Educational Review

"Bob O’Neil has produced the seminal work on First Amendment freedoms on our university campuses. He has brought scolarship, clear thinking and clean prose to a book of critical importance to all of us." —Bruce W. Sanford

"Robert O’Neil has long been one of the brightest stars in the complex and controversial arena of freedom of expression. And he has never shined brighter and with more incisive clarity than with his new work, Free Speech in the College Community." —Richar A. Roth, Trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Freedom of Expression

"This is the first integrated discussion of the fascinating free speech issues that pertain to teachers and students. It is an unusually informative, vivid and balanced treatment and an absolute must read for all academics and students." —Norman Dorsen, former president of the American Civil Liberties Union

"Free Speech in the College Community is a very timely book written by a dedicated scholar of the First Amendment. Challenging and readable it should be studied by all academicians, students, legislators and lawyers." —Nancy Kassebaum Baker, United States Senator (retired)

All of today’s "hot-button" issues are dealt with in this timely book, from Holocaust denial to claims of racial determination of intelligence to hate speech. Former college president Robert O’Neil dramatically illustrates the many types of problems that confront university administrators, frequently using representative fictional characters and discourse to present the situations. Free Speech in the College Community illustrates the many problems that now confront universities by questioning whether or not speech on campus should be freer than speech on the streets. Join the Web debate about free speech on campus: http://www.indiana.edu/~iupress/freespeech



Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1997
ISBN: 9780585225708
0585225702
0253332672
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 257 p.)

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