FIRE’s Guide to Free Speech on Campus

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education - First published in 2005, fire's guide to Free Speech on Campus tells students about their rights and how they can fight censorship on campus. This second edition of the guide has been fully updated for today's students, important updates on state and federal case law, paying special attention to student expression in the Facebook and Internet era and provides readers with examples from FIRE's case archives, and incisive analysis.





Freedom from Speech Encounter Broadside

Encounter Books - Lukianoff analyzes numerous examples of the growing desire for "intellectual comfort, jokes, " such as the rise of speech restrictions around the globe and the increasing media obsession of punishing "offensive" utterances, or opinions inside the United States. In freedom from speech,  author and first amendment lawyer Greg Lukianoff offers a troubling and provocative theory on why we can expect challenges to freedom of speech to grow in the coming decades, both in the United States and abroad.

To provide a preview of where we may be headed, where students increasingly demand "trigger warnings" for even classics like The Great Gatsby, Lukianoff points to American college campuses where speakers are routinely disinvited for their opinions, and where students are told they cannot hand out even copies of the Constitution outside of "free speech zones.

Freedom from Speech Encounter Broadside - Lukianoff explains how increasingly global populations are arguing not for freedom of speech, rather, but, freedom from speech.





Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Encounter Books - Through this lens, a student in georgia expelled for a pro-environment collage he posted on Facebook, he describes startling violations of free speech rights: a student in Indiana punished for publicly reading a book, students at Yale banned from putting an F. Scott fitzgerald quote on a t shirt, and students across the country corralled into tiny “free speech zones” when they wanted to express their views.

But lukianoff goes further, demonstrating how this culture of censorship is bleeding into the larger society. Drawing on a decade of experience battling for freedom of speech on campus, promoting groupthink, First Amendment lawyer Greg Lukianoff reveals how higher education fails to teach students to become critical thinkers: by stifling open debate, our campuses are supercharging ideological divisions, and encouraging an unscholarly certainty about complex issues.

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate - Lukianoff walks readers through the life of a modern-day college student, from orientation to the end of freshman year. As he explores public controversies involving juan williams, Richard Dawkins, Bill Maher, Rush Limbaugh, Larry Summers—even Dave Barry and Jon Stewart—Lukianoff paints a stark picture of our ability as a nation to discuss important issues rationally.

For over a generation, shocking cases of censorship at America’s colleges and universities have taught students the wrong lessons about living in a free society. Unlearning liberty: campus censorship and the End of American Debate illuminates how intolerance for dissent and debate on today’s campus threatens the freedom of every citizen and makes us all just a little bit dumber.





Free Speech on Campus

Yale University Press - Yale. On one side, there are increased demands to censor hateful, disrespectful, and bullying expression and to ensure an inclusive and nondiscriminatory learning environment. On the other side are traditional free speech advocates who charge that recent demands for censorship coddle students and threaten free inquiry.

In this clear and carefully reasoned book, a university chancellor and a law school dean—both constitutional scholars who teach a course in free speech to undergraduates—argue that campuses must provide supportive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body but can never restrict the expression of ideas.

Free Speech on Campus - . This book provides the background necessary to understanding the importance of free speech on campus and offers clear prescriptions for what colleges can and can’t do when dealing with free speech controversies. Can free speech coexist with an inclusive campus environment? Hardly a week goes by without another controversy over free speech on college campuses.





The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Penguin Press - A finalist for the 2018 national book critics circle award in nonfictionA New York Times Notable Book Bloomberg Best Book of 2018The New York Times bestseller!Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. How did this happen? first amendment expert greg lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt show how the new problems on campus have their origins in three terrible ideas that have become increasingly woven into American childhood and education: What doesn’t kill you makes you weaker; always trust your feelings; and life is a battle between good people and evil people.

Speakers are shouted down. They situate the conflicts on campus within the context of America’s rapidly rising political polarization and dysfunction. They examine changes on campus, including the corporatization of universities and the emergence of new ideas about identity and justice. This is a book for anyone who is confused by what is happening on college campuses today, or has children, or is concerned about the growing inability of Americans to live, work, and cooperate across party lines.

The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure - . Rates of anxiety, depression, and suicide are rising—on campus as well as nationally. Yale. It makes it harder for them to become autonomous adults who are able to navigate the bumpy road of life. They explore changes in childhood such as the rise of fearful parenting, child-directed play, the decline of unsupervised, and the new world of social media that has engulfed teenagers in the last decade.





Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions

Oxford University Press - Voltaire's comment--"i disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it"--is frequently quoted by defenders of free speech. The book offers a concise guide to many of the vexing issues concerning our right to speak freely, including: Should a civilized society set limits on freedom of speech? How can we balance free speech with the sensitivities of religious and minority groups? How have digital technology and the Internet changed the debate?About the Series: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and style, Very Short Introductions offer an introduction to some of life's most interesting topics.

Written by experts for the newcomer, they demonstrate the finest contemporary thinking about the central problems and issues in hundreds of key topics, from philosophy to Freud, quantum theory to Islam. Yale. So where do we draw the line? how important is our right to freedom of speech? In this accessible and up-to-date Very Short Introduction, Nigel Warburton covers a wide range of controversial free-speech issues, from Holocaust denial and pornography to the status of modern copyright law.

Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction Very Short Introductions - Oxford university Press USA. Yet it is rare to find someone prepared to defend all freedom of speech, especially if the views expressed are obnoxious or obviously false.





Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate

Encounter Books - New. Yale. Unlearning liberty Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. Through this lens, he describes startling violations of free speech rights: a student in Indiana punished for publicly reading a book, a student in Georgia expelled for a pro-environment collage he posted on Facebook, students at Yale banned from putting an F.

Unlearning liberty: campus censorship and the End of American Debate illuminates how intolerance for dissent and debate on today’s campus threatens the freedom of every citizen and makes us all just a little bit dumber. Oxford university Press USA. For over a generation, shocking cases of censorship at America’s colleges and universities have taught students the wrong lessons about living in a free society.

Scott fitzgerald quote on a t shirt, and students across the country corralled into tiny “free speech zones” when they wanted to express their views. But lukianoff goes further, demonstrating how this culture of censorship is bleeding into the larger society. Drawing on a decade of experience battling for freedom of speech on campus, promoting groupthink, our campuses are supercharging ideological divisions, First Amendment lawyer Greg Lukianoff reveals how higher education fails to teach students to become critical thinkers: by stifling open debate, and encouraging an unscholarly certainty about complex issues.

Unlearning Liberty: Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate - Lukianoff walks readers through the life of a modern-day college student, from orientation to the end of freshman year. As he explores public controversies involving juan williams, Richard Dawkins, Rush Limbaugh, Bill Maher, Larry Summers—even Dave Barry and Jon Stewart—Lukianoff paints a stark picture of our ability as a nation to discuss important issues rationally.





Free Speech on Campus

Yale University Press - On the other side are traditional free speech advocates who charge that recent demands for censorship coddle students and threaten free inquiry. Oxford university Press USA. In this clear and carefully reasoned book, a university chancellor and a law school dean—both constitutional scholars who teach a course in free speech to undergraduates—argue that campuses must provide supportive learning environments for an increasingly diverse student body but can never restrict the expression of ideas.

Yale. Unlearning liberty Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. New. This book provides the background necessary to understanding the importance of free speech on campus and offers clear prescriptions for what colleges can and can’t do when dealing with free speech controversies. Can free speech coexist with an inclusive campus environment? Hardly a week goes by without another controversy over free speech on college campuses.

Free Speech on Campus - On one side, there are increased demands to censor hateful, disrespectful, and bullying expression and to ensure an inclusive and nondiscriminatory learning environment.





The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture

St. Martin's Press - By the new york times bestselling author: a provocative account of the attack on the humanities, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learningAmerica is in crisis, from the university to the workplace. New. Professors correcting grammar and spelling, or employers hiring by merit? Racist and sexist.

Chaucer, shakespeare and Milton? Oppressive. Students emerge into the working world believing that human beings are defined by their skin color, gender, and sexual preference, and that oppression based on these characteristics is the American experience. Yale. From #metoo mania that blurs flirtations with criminal acts, primed for grievance, Heather Mac Donald argues that we are creating a nation of narrowed minds, to implicit bias and diversity compliance training that sees racism in every interaction, and that we are putting our competitive edge at risk.

Unlearning liberty Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. Speech that challenges these campus orthodoxies is silenced with brute force. The diversity delusion argues that the root of this problem is the belief in America’s endemic racism and sexism, a belief that has engendered a metastasizing diversity bureaucracy in society and academia.

The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture - Diversity commissars denounce meritocratic standards as discriminatory, enforce hiring quotas, and teach students and adults alike to think of themselves as perpetual victims. Compiling the author’s decades of research and writing on the subject, The Diversity Delusion calls for a return to the classical liberal pursuits of open-minded inquiry and expression, by which everyone can discover a common humanity.

But there is hope in the works of authors, composers, and artists who have long inspired the best in us.





Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech New Forum Books

Princeton University Press - Unlearning liberty Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. And it points out how better understanding why the university lives or dies by free speech can help guide everyone―including students, administrators, and alumni―when faced with difficult challenges such as unpopular, faculty, hateful, or dangerous speech.

Timely and vitally important, speak Freely demonstrates why universities can succeed only by fostering more free speech, more free thought―and a greater tolerance for both. It shows why universities must make space for voices from both the left and right. Yale. New. Why free speech is the lifeblood of colleges and universitiesFree speech is under attack at colleges and universities today, with critics on and off campus challenging the value of open inquiry and freewheeling intellectual debate.

It explains why free speech and civil discourse are at the heart of the university’s mission of creating and nurturing an open and diverse community dedicated to learning. Oxford university Press USA. In speak freely, keith whittington argues that universities must protect and encourage free speech because vigorous free speech is the lifeblood of the university.

Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech New Forum Books - Without free speech, fundamental, including fostering freedom of thought, and essential purposes, a university cannot fulfill its most basic, ideological diversity, and tolerance. Examining such hot-button issues as trigger warnings, the use of social media by faculty, and academic politics, speaker disinvitations, safe spaces, disruptive protests, hate speech, Speak Freely describes the dangers of empowering campus censors to limit speech and enforce orthodoxy.





Free Speech on Campus

University of Pennsylvania Press - Unlearning liberty Campus Censorship and the End of American Debate. Repeatedly, faculty, and politically polarizing invited guests square off against one another, respect for differences, the boundaries of toleration, students, assuming contrary positions on the limits of thought and expression, administrators, and protection from harm.

In free speech on campus, political philosopher sigal ben-Porath examines the current state of the arguments, using real-world examples to explore the contexts in which conflicts erupt, as well as to assess the place of identity politics and concern with safety and dignity within them. Oxford university Press USA.

Free Speech on Campus - Yale. New. She offers a useful framework for thinking about free-speech controversies both inside and outside the college classroom, shifting the focus away from disputes about legality and harm and toward democracy and inclusion. Ben-porath provides readers with strategies to de-escalate tensions and negotiate highly charged debates surrounding trigger warnings, safe spaces, and speech that verges on hate.

Everyone with a stake in campus controversies—professors, students, administrators, and informed members of the wider public—will find something valuable in Ben-Porath's illuminating discussion of these crucially important issues. From the university of california, to Middlebury College, Berkeley, institutions of higher learning increasingly find themselves on the front lines of cultural and political battles over free speech.