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By Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn

The freedom of lecturers to pursue wisdom and fact of their examine, writing, and educating is a basic precept of latest larger schooling within the usa. yet this freedom has been difficult gained and frequently abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. educational freedom has been vital to many concerns and controversies in greater schooling and has therefore generated literature in a number of disciplines. This e-book presents entry to that literature.

Included are entries for almost 500 books, chapters, articles, reviews, sites, and different resources of data approximately educational freedom. every one access features a descriptive annotation, and the entries are grouped in topical chapters. whereas many of the works stated have been released because the 1940 American organization of college Professors Statement of ideas on educational Freedom and Tenure, a few older experiences have additionally been integrated. although the quantity focuses totally on greater schooling within the united states, it is usually a bankruptcy on educational freedom in different countries.

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Committee on Academic Freedom. The Gag on Teaching: The Story of the New Restrictions by Law on Teaching in Schools, and by Public Opinion and Donors on Colleges. 3rd ed. New York: ACLU, 1940. 63p. LC 43-49773. 32 Academic Freedom This report covers such issues of the day as: legislative restrictions on teaching in public schools, loyalty oaths, tenure laws, teacher unionizing, and college restrictions on faculty and students. Outlined in separate chapters are: the freedom of teaching, principles of academic freedom, and the relationship between academic freedom and tenure.

Academic Freedom on Trial: 100 Years of Sifting and Winnowing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1998. 352p. ISBN 0-9658-8341-8. This volume presents the proceedings of the 1994 100th anniversary celebration of academic freedom at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. " The first part of this volume covers the emergence of an institutional commitment to academic freedom at the University, traceable to the 1894 "trial" of Richard T. Ely, an economist who was accused of union and socialist sympathies.

New York: Columbia University Press, 1955. 232p. LC 61-2328. Covering the period from the mid-19th century to the founding of the American Association of University Professors, this volume is a companion to Richard Hofstadter's Academic Freedom in the Age of the College (entry #53). Both volumes were initially published as The Development of Academic Freedom in the United States. After reviewing the nature of higher education and academic freedom in the ante-bellum college, Metzger addresses the developments and ideas that led to a "revolution" in higher education, with implications for academic freedom.

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