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by Herbert Foerstel

Download Banned in the U.S.A.: A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in Schools and Public Libraries (New Directions in Information Management) eBook
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0313285179
Author:
Herbert Foerstel
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History & Criticism
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English
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Greenwood Press (December 2, 2005)
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231 pages
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Foerstal examines 50 books most often banned in this decade; and his appendixes include short lists of challenged .

Foerstal examines 50 books most often banned in this decade; and his appendixes include short lists of challenged materials and authors from 1982 to 1992, compiled by the People for the American Way. A fourth appendix lists the states with the most challenges, and there is also a selected bibliography. HERBERT N. FOERSTEL is the former Head of Branch Libraries at the University of Maryland, College Park, and currently serves on the Board of the National Security Archive, located at the George Washington University.

Every section of this work has been significantly rewritten, updated, or expanded to reflect those developments.

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Recent cases have been added to the legal analysis of Chapter 2, The Law on Bookbanning, including Supreme Court decisions involving censorship on the Internet and in book publishing as they relate to schools and libraries

Two new interviews with authors of banned books-David Guterson and Leslea . Foerstel gives an enlightening analysis of censorship in . Reading through Foerstel's book makes this obvious.

The heart of the book is a Survey of Banned Books, revised with annotated entries on the 50 most frequently challenged books for 1996 through 2000; the Harry Potter series tops the list.

Material that gets banned Information Age?, 2006. Step Two: Use the notes you added to the chart to write one paragraph of at least six sentences in the space below. is writing is too much ?

The most respected reference work on book censorship in schools and public libraries has been completely .

The most respected reference work on book censorship in schools and public libraries has been completely revised, updated, and expanded. The heart of the book is a Survey of Banned Books, revised with annotated entries on the 50 most frequently challenged books for 1996 through 2000; the Harry Potter series tops the list. Finally, all new appendixes feature an updated ALA list of Most Frequently Challenged Books and Authors Through 2000 and graphs that help to clarify key information.

Banned Books Week: A Look Back at the Year in Censorship Foerstel, Herbert . anned in the . A Reference Guide to Book Censorship in Schools and Public Libraries.

Banned Books Week: A Look Back at the Year in Censorship. School Library Journal 40 (September 1994): 118–120. Ban the Books: Four Recent Incidents. English Journal 83 (October 1994): 9. oogle Scholar. Foerstel, Herbert . Greenwood Press, 1994. Denying Reality with Sterile Texts. Insight 8 (14 December 1992): 14–16. Gaines, Ervin J. The Crucial Error In Censorship. Library Journal 92 (1 October 1967): 3377–3379.

Censorship and Book Banning in America. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is the 4th most banned book in schools according to Banned in the . by Herbert N. Foerstal. In 1998 three new attacks arose to challenge its inclusion in education. Reasons for Banned Books. Is censorship in schools good? Is it necessary to ban books ? Each person answers these questions differently.

This comprehensive reference guide to media censorship provides in-depth . Foerstel, author of Banned in the .

This comprehensive reference guide to media censorship provides in-depth coverage of each media format,newspapers, magazines, motion pictures, radio, television, and the Internet,all of which have been, and continue to be, battlegrounds for First Amendment issues. the acclaimed reference guide to book censorship in schools and public libraries, offers a brief history of media censorship, examines in-depth the drama of seven landmark incidents, and includes 31 relevant court cases.

Foerstel analyses eight major book-banning incidents from 1976 to 1992, ranks the 50 most challenged books in the 1990s and summarises the challenges to them. He also traces First Amendment cases and precedents in book-banning in schools and public libraries, and interviews banned authors.