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First Amendment Institutions

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$57.00 • £45.95 • €51.50

ISBN 9780674055414

Publication Date: 01/07/2013


384 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Part One: From Acontextuality to Institutionalism
    • 1. The Conventional First Amendment
    • 2. The Lures and Snares of Acontextuality
    • 3. Taking the Institutional Turn
    • 4. Institutions and Institutionalism
  • Part Two: First Amendment Institutions in Practice
    • 5. Where Ideas Begin: Universities and Schools
    • 6. Where Information Is Gathered: The Press, Old and New
    • 7. Where Souls Are Saved: Churches
    • 8. Where Ideas Reside: Libraries
    • 9. Where People and Ideas Meet: Associations
    • 10. The Borderlands of Institutionalism
  • Part Three: Problems and Prospects
    • 11. Critiques of First Amendment Institutionalism
    • 12. Institutionalism Beyond The First Amendment?
  • Notes
  • Index

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