At war with metaphor offers an answer, arguing that the abuses of Abu Ghraib were part of a systemic continuum of dehumanization. When photographs documenting the torture and humiliation of prisoners at Abu Ghraib came to the attention of a horrified public, national and international voices were raised in shock, asking how this happened.
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Understanding Words That WoundWestview Press #ad - Successor and companion volume to Words that Wound, the first book to argue for recognition of hate speech as a serious social problem. Deals expressly with arguments against hate-speech regulation, as well as the case for it. Written by leading critical race theorists richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic, this volume succinctly explores a host of issues presented by hate speech, including legal theories for regulating it, the harms it causes, and policy arguments pro and con suppressing it.
The current volume greatly expands the coverage of hate speech, including chapters on children, the internet, campus hate speech codes, recent cases, and international responses. Used book in Good Condition. This book accompanies and expands on the prize-winning volume Words that Wound: Critical Race Theory, Assaultive Speech, and the First Amendment, also published by Westview Press.
Understanding Words That Wound #ad - Designed to be accessible to the general public and students, exercises, this book features reading lists, and questions for discussion. Chapters analyze hate speech on campus, the careers of particular words as "nigger, the history of hate speech in America, " and "kike, " hate speech against whites, " "spick, " "wop, and the special case of children.
Particular attention is devoted to hate on the internet, talk radio, and to the role of white supremacist groups in disseminating it.
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From the university of california, berkeley, to Middlebury College, institutions of higher learning increasingly find themselves on the front lines of cultural and political battles over free speech. Everyone with a stake in campus controversies—professors, administrators, students, and informed members of the wider public—will find something valuable in Ben-Porath's illuminating discussion of these crucially important issues.
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The Harm in Hate SpeechHarvard University Press #ad - A social environment polluted by anti-gay leaflets, Nazi banners, and burning crosses sends an implicit message to the targets of such hatred: your security is uncertain and you can expect to face humiliation and discrimination when you leave your home. Free-speech advocates boast of despising what racists say but defending to the death their right to say it.
Every liberal democracy has laws or codes against hate speech―except the United States. Used book in Good Condition. For constitutionalists, regulation of hate speech violates the First Amendment and damages a free society. Finding support for his view among philosophers of the Enlightenment, Waldron asks us to move beyond knee-jerk American exceptionalism in our debates over the serious consequences of hateful speech.
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Against this absolutist view, jeremy Waldron argues powerfully that hate speech should be regulated as part of our commitment to human dignity and to inclusion and respect for members of vulnerable minorities. Causing offense―by depicting a religious leader as a terrorist in a newspaper cartoon, for example―is not the same as launching a libelous attack on a group’s dignity, according to Waldron, and it lies outside the reach of law.
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. Numerous detailed examples show how talk is the vehicle through which people build relationships. End-of-book glossary. Harvard University Press. Used book in Good Condition. The authors interweave rhetorical and cultural perspectives on the "little stuff" of conversation: what we say and how we say it, the terms used to refer to others, the content and style of stories we tell, and more.
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1984 Signet ClassicsSignet Classic 13781121 #ad - Used book in Good Condition. No one can deny the influence of this novel, its hold on the imaginations of multiple generations of readers, or the resiliency of its admonitions—a legacy that seems only to grow with the passage of time. Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future.
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Blessed Are the Peacemakers: Martin Luther King, Jr., Eight White Religious Leaders, and the "Letter from Birmingham Jail"LSU Press #ad - Personally addressed to eight white birmingham clergymen who sought to avoid violence by publicly discouraging King's civil rights demonstrations in Birmingham, the nationally published "Letter" captured the essence of the struggle for racial equality and provided a blistering critique of the gradualist approach to racial justice.
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