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Banned books, Marcia Amidon Lusted, book editor

Label
Banned books
Title
Banned books
Statement of responsibility
Marcia Amidon Lusted, book editor
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It may sound shocking, but even in this current age, books are banned all around the globe. But what makes a book inappropriate even dangerous for public consumption, and who has the power to deem it so? Some governments ban books as a form of censorship. Even schools can ban books they consider too racy or inappropriate for their students. Does banning books take away our liberties, attempt to erase history, and impose an agenda? Or is the practice actually in our best interests, depending on the circumstance? This balanced volume examines this surprisingly nuanced issue. Full-Color Photographs, Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Further Information Section, Index, Primary Sources, Websites
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
098/.10973
Index
index present
LC call number
Z658.U5
LC item number
B35 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lüsted, Marcia Amidon
Series statement
At issue. Education
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Censorship
  • Censorship
  • Censorship
  • Censorship
  • Prohibited books
  • Prohibited books
  • Challenged books
  • Challenged books
  • Libraries
  • Libraries
  • Children
  • Children
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Banned books, Marcia Amidon Lusted, book editor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Banning and challenging are two different things / News Staff, Business & Heritage Clarksville -- Even librarians ban books / Scott DiMarco -- Do the reasons for banning books stack up? / Jamie Leigh -- Book banning's greatest achievement is to reflect our current culture / Clay Calvert -- Banned Books Week is propaganda / Dan Kleinman -- Banned books can be a tool for addressing race / Ashley Lauren Samsa -- Look to the First Amendment / National Coalition Against Censorship -- Parental involvement is critical in reading selections / Rebecca Hagelin -- Filtering in public libraries has gone too far / David McMenemy -- Bans distract from the real value of books / Beth Younger -- Censorship is a loss to culture / Afsaneh Rigot -- Librarians must resist self-censoring / Caitlin McCabe -- Book banning is irrelevant in the information age / Steven Petite -- Technology offers new challenges to censorship / Robert Wheaton -- Why book banning fails / Philip Nel
Control code
ocn978511399
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
88 pages
Isbn
9781534500716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2017006229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o978511399
  • (OCoLC)978511399
Label
Banned books, Marcia Amidon Lusted, book editor
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Banning and challenging are two different things / News Staff, Business & Heritage Clarksville -- Even librarians ban books / Scott DiMarco -- Do the reasons for banning books stack up? / Jamie Leigh -- Book banning's greatest achievement is to reflect our current culture / Clay Calvert -- Banned Books Week is propaganda / Dan Kleinman -- Banned books can be a tool for addressing race / Ashley Lauren Samsa -- Look to the First Amendment / National Coalition Against Censorship -- Parental involvement is critical in reading selections / Rebecca Hagelin -- Filtering in public libraries has gone too far / David McMenemy -- Bans distract from the real value of books / Beth Younger -- Censorship is a loss to culture / Afsaneh Rigot -- Librarians must resist self-censoring / Caitlin McCabe -- Book banning is irrelevant in the information age / Steven Petite -- Technology offers new challenges to censorship / Robert Wheaton -- Why book banning fails / Philip Nel
Control code
ocn978511399
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
88 pages
Isbn
9781534500716
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2017006229
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o978511399
  • (OCoLC)978511399

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