|Series||Law and contemporary problems,, v. 28, no. 3|
|Contributions||Duke University. School of Law.|
|LC Classifications||KF4242.A75 A23|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||671|
|LC Control Number||64000116|
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This book brings together some of this nation's leading scholars to analyze the challenges to academic freedom posed by post-9/11 political interventions and the market-driven commercialization of knowledge, examining these issues in light of the major transformations in the system of higher education since the Second World War, including /5(5). "I strongly encourage teachers, administrators, districts, and state boards of education to make time to read this book together. David Moshman's flawless research, probing questions, and insightful principles will lay the foundation for a new era in academic freedom, perhaps prompting school systems to create strong policies to guard against challenges to intellectual freedom."5/5(1). The right of individual professors to select their own instructional materials, a right protected under principles of academic freedom, should be limited only by such considerations as quality, cost, availability, and the need for coordination with other instructors or courses. When this classic volume first appeared, academic freedom was a crucially important issue. It is equally so today. Hofstadter approaches the topic historically, showing how events from various historical epochs expose the degree of freedom in academic institutions/5(7).
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