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Title Censorship : a threat to reading, learning, and thinking / John S. Simmons, editor.

Imprint Newark, Del. : International Reading Association, 1994.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  025.213 C396C    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  025.213 C396C c.2  Check Shelf
Description xi, 279 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-246) and indexes.
Contents Dimensions of critical reading: focus on censorship elements / John S. Simmons -- Critical literacy versus censorship across the curriculum / James Anthony Whitson -- Tactics used to remove books and courses from schools / Edward B. Jenkinson -- Censorship and the "New Age" / Robert J. Marzano -- Censorship in schools: three case studies / Marc Ravel Rosenblum -- Political correctness--the other side of the coin / John S. Simmons -- A book is not a house: the human side of censorship / Robert Cormier -- Censors and the new proposals for literacy / Robert E. Shafer -- The Impressions series: courtroom threats to schools / Ruth A. McClain -- The elementary school censorship within and without / C. Jane Hydrick -- Children's supernatural stories: popular but persecuted / Carl M. Tomlinson, Michael O. Tunnell -- Censorship of young adult literature / Donald R. Gallo -- Social studies and critical thinking skills versus censorship / Jack L. Nelson -- History textbooks, critical reading, and censorship / Rodney F. Allen -- Teaching evolution: past and present / Lawrence C. Scharmann -- Negotiating the narrow path: responding to censorship in the 1990's / Rebecca Bowers Sipe -- Advice for school administrators / Hugh Agee -- Preparing the new English teacher to deal with censorship, or will I have to face it alone? / Robert C. Small, Jr. -- A plan of action for secondary English teachers / Malcolm E. Stern -- Tips for school library media specialists / Anne Levinson Penway -- A view from an elected school board member / Linda S. Grantham -- Ten steps toward the freedom to read / Ken Donelson.
Summary Who are the censors? What do they want? What tactics do they use? What can be done to counter them? Throughout this powerful and comprehensive text, authors offer thought-provoking perspectives on the methods used by protestors to remove books and materials from classrooms and libraries.
Language In English.
Subject Academic freedom -- United States.
Public schools -- Censorship -- United States.
School libraries -- Censorship -- United States.
Academic freedom. (OCoLC)fst00794987
Public schools -- Censorship. (OCoLC)fst01082955
School libraries -- Censorship. (OCoLC)fst01107520
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Recht van meningsuiting.
Schulbuch (DE-588)4053458-3
Zensur (DE-588)4067601-8
United States.
Academic freedom.
Controversial issues (Course content)
Curriculum materials.
Reading material selection.
Adolescent literature.
Critical reading.
History teaching.
Literacy education.
Science education.
Social studies.
Primary secondary education.
Indexed Term Academic freedom United States
Public schools Censorship United States
School libraries Censorship United States
Added Author Simmons, John S.
Other Form: Online version: Censorship. Newark, Del. : International Reading Association, 1994 (OCoLC)609325113
Online version: Censorship. Newark, Del. : International Reading Association, 1994 (OCoLC)624733836
ISBN 0872071235
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