Censorship in America
A Reference HandbookeBook - 1999
Presenting an overview of information control in America, this volume discusses why some works of art and literature are controversial, and examines the arguments of both those who advocate unlimited free speech and those who would impose some limits.
Continues the series giving high school and undergraduate students a background of uncontested information and representative statements of the positions taken by opponents in current issues. Discusses why works of art and literature are considered controversial, profiles major figures who advocate or oppose censorship, reviews litigation and proposed legislation, lists and evaluates print and non-print information sources, and identifies organizations. Hull specializes in current events and books for young adults. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)