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Safe spaces, brave spaces : diversity and free expression in education

Author: John Palfrey ; foreword by Alberto Ibarge�n. ; John G Palfrey
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : The MIT Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Safe spaces, trigger warnings, microagressions, the disinvitation of speakers, demands to rename campus landmarks -- debate over these issues began in lecture halls and on college quads but ended up on op-ed pages in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal, on cable news, and on social media. Some of these critiques had merit, but others took a series of cheap shots at 'crybullies' who needed to be coddled  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Palfrey ; foreword by Alberto Ibarge�n. ; John G Palfrey
ISBN: 9780262037143 0262037149
OCLC Number: 978286432
Description: xvi, 171 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Alberto Ibargüen --
Introduction --
Flashpoints --
The case for diversity --
The case for free expression --
The hard problem of hate speech --
Free press and freedom of assembly --
Why the diversity and free expression debate matters.
Responsibility: John Palfrey ; foreword by Alberto Ibargüen.

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How the essential democratic values of diversity and free expression can coexist on campus.  Read more...
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