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Book censorship

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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

www.lehigh.edu/~infirst/bookcensorship.html

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 ...

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

www.theguardian.com/books/2013/dec/23/book-bannings-rise-us-censorship

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 ...

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

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5 days ago ... Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages. There are a few common reasons that books have been ...

Who censors books and movies? Are there people whose job is ...

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Dec 28, 2014 ... Many TV networks have (had) what called a broadcast standards department. ... Likewise some books and movies are banned to be published in certain countries sometimes. I wonder who decides this kind of thing.

The Long History of Censorship - Beacon for Freedom of Expression

www.beaconforfreedom.org/liste.html?tid=415&art_id=475

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

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 ...

Banned books | First Amendment Center – news, commentary ...

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Sep 13, 2002 ... Secular and religious authorities have censored books for as long as people have been writing them. In 360 B.C., Plato described the ideal ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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, ...