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ERIC Number: EJ563332
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0002-7642
Is Tenure Necessary to Protect Academic Freedom?
Chemerinsky, Erwin
American Behavioral Scientist, v41 n5 p638-51 Feb 1998
Reviews current court cases pertaining to infringements on academic freedom and considers their relationship to arguments concerning tenure. In particular, raises such issues as how the First Amendment protects the academic freedom of faculty and if there are alternative safeguards. Concludes that eliminating tenure would jeopardize academic freedom. (MJP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment