Book banning /
- Publication info:
- Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2012.
On the Shelf
- Book banning / Thomas Riggs, book editor.
- Other Authors:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2012
- Physical Description:
119 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-114) and index.
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Table of Contents
- Censorship cannot be allowed in America / Ellen Hopkins
- Parental concerns about book content should not be dismissed / Suzanne M. Beasterfield
- Book challenges bring attention - and more readers - to many great books / Pat Scales
- Teens need bold books / Don Gallo
- Parents must protect children from offensive material in books / Erin Manning
- Homophobia is at the root of many book banning efforts / Mel Seesholtz
- Librarians must be prepared to defend their selection criteria / Connie O'Sullivan and Michael O'Sullivan
- Books that address sexuality help teens in their own experiences / Isabel Kaplan
- Books on violence and bullying can help teens develop empathy / Michael Cart
- Mein Kampf should be published, not banned / Ben Macintyre
- Hateful texts are dangerous even when exposed as propaganda / Marilyn Henry
- Expensive libel lawsuits can indirectly lead to censorship / Laura Miller
- Financial risks of libel suits overstate the limits on free speech / David Engel
- E-books are vulnerable to digital banning / Farhad Manjoo.