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Speaking Up

The Unintended Costs of Free Speech in Public Schools

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PAPERBACK

$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674046306

Publication Date: 05/01/2010

Academic Trade

304 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

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  • 1. A Free Speech Primer: Outside the Schoolhouse Gate
  • 2. The Vietnam War and “Hazardous Freedom”
  • 3. The Second Wave and the Constraint of Civility
  • 4. Student Press Rights and Responsibilities
  • 5. Banning Books from School: The Right to Receive Speech, or Not
  • 6. Religious Speech: On a Wing and a Prayer
  • 7. Teacher Speech and “The Priests of Our Democracy”
  • 8. A Long Way from Black Armbands

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