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Free Speech In An Open Society - Rodney A. Smolla

Free Speech In An Open Society

Paperback Published: 27th July 1993
ISBN: 9780679742135
Number Of Pages: 444

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This grand tour of First Amendment law underlines the intimate connection between free expression and democratic values as it leads us through the most treacherous and emotionally charged cases in American jurisprudence. "Intellectually venturesome. . . ."--"The New York Times Book Review"

"A clear-headed guide through difficult terrain...Well-written, firm in its judgements, passionate about speech itself." --Washington Post Book World
"A scholarly work that goes beyond the platitudes of the debate over the First Amendment."--The Los Angeles Times

The Meaning of Freedom of Speech in an Open Culture
The Case for an Open Culturep. 3
The Shortcomings of All Simple Answersp. 18
A Model for Freedom of Speechp. 43
Free Speech and the Political Community
Patriotism, Community, and Dissentp. 69
Personal Reputation and Privacyp. 117
Hate Speech: Tolerating Intolerancep. 151
Public Funding of the Arts, Education, and Other Forms of Public Speechp. 170
Money and Politicsp. 220
News-Gathering in the International Marketplace
The Noriega Tapes and Other Lessons in Prior Restraintsp. 243
The Parable of the Persian Gulf: The First Casualty of Warp. 291
The Challenges of New Technologiesp. 321
Toward an International Marketplace of Ideasp. 343
Notesp. 369
Indexp. 415
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ISBN: 9780679742135
ISBN-10: 0679742131
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 27th July 1993
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 13.3  x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1