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Book censorship is the removal of a book from the shelf of a library. It can be enacted at the national or subnational level, and can carry legal penalties. Books  ...

Book Censorship - First Amendment Site - Lehigh University

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Book censorship is no stranger to the U.S., a place where free speech is considered to be very strong. Books are challenged or censored in cities and towns all ...

About Banned & Challenged Books - American Library Association

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Books usually are challenged with the best intentions—to protect others, ... Censorship can be subtle, almost imperceptible, as well as blatant and overt, but,  ...

Schools and Censorship: Banned Books | People For the American ...

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An overview of attempts- some successful- to ban books in public schools. ... and the American Library Association define censorship as: "[T]he removal, ...

Reasons for Banning Books - Banned Books - LibGuides at Butler ...

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Dec 8, 2015 ... List of commonly banned books and reasons for censorship. ... of the top ten reasons of why books are most commonly banned or censored.

The Long History of Censorship - Beacon for Freedom of Expression

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The Lima Inquisition and Book Censorship. The Catholic Church controlled all universities, such as the famous Sorbonne, and also controlled all publications.

Censorship of books in US prisons and schools 'widespread ...

www.theguardian.com/books/2014/sep/26/books-censorship-prisons-schools-free-speech-un-shakespeare

Sep 26, 2014 ... There is “widespread censorship” of books in US prisons, according to a report submitted to a UN human rights review, which details the ...

A plea for book censors to stand down - The Washington Post

www.washingtonpost.com/news/answer-sheet/wp/2013/09/23/a-plea-for-book-censors-to-stand-down/

Sep 23, 2013 ... As noted in the previous post, this is Banned Books Week. Here's a piece on the ugliness of censorship by James Blasingame, associate ...

Definitions of Censorship - PBS

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The Roman censors were magistrates who took the census count and served ... In general, censorship of books is a supervision of the press in order to prevent ...

Browse subject: Censorship | The Online Books Page

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Book censorship; Books -- Censorship; Censorship -- Law and legislation ... False Freedom: Online Censorship in the Middle East and North Africa (New York: ...

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Censorship | Banned Books Week

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Hundreds of books have been either removed or challenged in schools and libraries in the United States every year. According to the American Library ...

Books - National Coalition Against Censorship

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Literary works are still challenged, censored and banned for many different reasons. Books as varied as Judy Blume's Forever, Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, and ...

Book bannings on the rise in US schools, says anti-censorship group

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Dec 23, 2013 ... An anti-censorship group in America has reported a flurry of attempted book bannings in the last quarter of the year and has said there are ...