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Versions of Academic Freedom

From Professionalism to Revolution

Versions of Academic Freedom( )
Author: Fish, Stanley
Series title:The Rice University Campbell Lectures
Publication Date:Oct 2014
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $42.95
Book Description:

Advocates of academic freedom often view it as a variation of the right to free speech and an essential feature of democracy.  Stanley Fish argues here for a narrower conception of academic freedom, one that does not grant academics a legal status different from other professionals. Providing a blueprint for the study of academic freedom, Fish breaks down the schools of thought on the subject, which range from the idea that academic freedom is justified by the common good or by...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Civil Rights
Education / General
Political Science / Public Affairs & Administration
Political Science / Constitutions
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.8 x 22 x 2.296 cm
Book Weight:0.374 Kilograms

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