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ERIC Number: EJ854058
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0895-4852
Civil Liberties versus Civil Rights
Silverglate, Harvey A.
Academic Questions, v15 n3 p10-19 Jun 2002
The author has been asked to discuss academic freedom and political correctness in wartime or times of great stress. He talks about real threats to security--not the danger that one will be offended by a student's or professor's arguably sexist, racist, or homophobic point-of-view and will feel dis-empowered, demeaned, or stripped of self-esteem. It is axiomatic that external threats to security create great pressures toward conformity and against the expression of ideas or dissent deemed dangerous to that security. (Contains 11 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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