The Resource The right's First Amendment : the politics of free speech and the return of conservative libertarianism, Wayne Batchis, (ebook)

The right's First Amendment : the politics of free speech and the return of conservative libertarianism, Wayne Batchis, (ebook)

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The right's First Amendment : the politics of free speech and the return of conservative libertarianism
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The right's First Amendment
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the politics of free speech and the return of conservative libertarianism
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Wayne Batchis
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eng
Summary
Not so long ago, being aggressively "pro-free speech" was as closely associated with American political liberalism as being pro-choice, pro-affirmative action, or pro-gun control. With little notice, this political dynamic has been shaken to the core. The Right's First Amendment examines how conservatives came to adopt and co-opt constitutional free speech rights. In the 1960s, free speech on college campuses was seen as a guarantee for social agitators, hippies, and peaceniks. Today, for many conservatives, it represents instead a crucial shield that protects traditionalists from a perceived scourge of political correctness and liberal oversensitivity. Over a similar period, free market conservatives have risen up to embrace a once unknown, but now cherished, liberty: freedom of commercial expression. What do these changes mean for the future of First Amendment interpretation? Wayne Batchis offers a fresh entry point into these issues by grounding his study in both political and legal scholarship. Surveying six decades of writings from the preeminent conservative publication National Review alongside the evolving constitutional law and ideological predispositions of Supreme Court justices deciding these issues, Batchis asks the conservative political movement to answer to its judicial logic, revealing how this keystone of our civic American beliefs now carries a much more complex and nuanced political identity
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Midwest
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1974-
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Batchis, Wayne
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342.7308/53
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Stanford studies in law and politics
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  • United States.
  • Freedom of speech
  • Political correctness
  • Constitutional law
  • Judicial process
  • Conservatism
  • Libertarianism
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adult
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The right's First Amendment : the politics of free speech and the return of conservative libertarianism, Wayne Batchis, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780804798013
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT11891923
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11891923
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MWT11891923
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The right's First Amendment : the politics of free speech and the return of conservative libertarianism, Wayne Batchis, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780804798013
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
Publisher number
MWT11891923
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11891923
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MWT11891923
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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