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The shadow university : the betrayal of liberty on America's campuses

Author: Alan Charles Kors; Harvey A Silverglate
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Universities still set themselves apart from American society, but now they do so by enforcing their own politically correct world-view through censorship, double standards, and a judicial system without due process. The Shadow University is a stinging indictment of the covert system of justice on college campuses, exposing the widespread reliance on kangaroo courts and arbitrary punishment to coerce students and  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Charles Kors; Harvey A Silverglate
ISBN: 0684853213 9780684853215
OCLC Number: 39291872
Description: xi, 415 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Water Buffalo Affair --
2. Free Speech in a Free Society --
3. What Is Academic Freedom? --
4. Marcuse's Revenge --
5. The Moral Reality of Political Correctness --
6. The Assault on Faculty Speech --
7. "Shut Up," They Reasoned: Silencing Students --
8. Individual Identity: The Heart of Liberty --
9. American Thought Reform --
10. Double Standards: Some Are More Equal than Others --
11. The Rules of Civilization --
12. The Courts of Star Chamber --
13. "Not on My Watch" --
14. Sue the Bastards? --
15. "Sunlight Is the Best Disinfectant."
Responsibility: Alan Charles Kors, Harvey A. Silverglate.

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In this searing expose, the authors explore the nationwide assault on our most cherished rights: the disappearances of civil liberties on American campuses and how those who claim to protect the  Read more...
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