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

The freedom of teachers to pursue wisdom and fact of their examine, writing, and educating is a basic precept of latest greater schooling within the usa. yet this freedom has been tough gained and frequently abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. educational freedom has been important to many matters and controversies in greater schooling and has therefore generated literature in quite a few disciplines. This booklet presents entry to that literature.

Included are entries for almost 500 books, chapters, articles, studies, websites, and different assets of data approximately educational freedom. each one access encompasses a descriptive annotation, and the entries are grouped in topical chapters. whereas many of the works brought up have been released because the 1940 American organization of collage Professors Statement of rules on educational Freedom and Tenure, a few older reports have additionally been integrated. even though the amount focuses totally on better schooling within the united states, additionally it is a bankruptcy on educational freedom in different countries.

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1938. pp. 261-282. LC 43-16927. A survey of 143 special interest and public policy groups and civic organizations was conducted in 1937. Statements were requested from each group in favor of freedom in schools and universities. Only four antagonistic replies were received, but most replies to the survey were neutral. The text of some responses are here provided, with identification of the individuals who wrote them and the organizations they represent. A full list of organizations receiving the survey is also provided.

This volume is divided into two distinct but related parts. Part one is, in effect, a primer on academic freedom written by DeGeorge. He systematically discusses what he sees as the justifications for academic freedom and tenure, as well as the rights, responsibilities and ethical obligations that should accompany the status. Also included here is a discussion of the Michael Levin and Leonard Jeffries academic freedom cases at the City College of the City University of New York. Part two is a collection of important historical works in the development and consideration of academic freedom.

The alternative explanation for Bemis' firing, one which Berquist supports, is that Bemis' critical and anti-monopolistic views on economic and social policy questions alienated key trustees and corporate benefactors of the university. He was, therefore, fired for his political opinions. 47. Courtenay, William J. " Church History 58(2): 168-181, June 1989. This study examines ecclesiastical control over academic judicial proceedings in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The medieval European university allowed for open debate on a number of issues, and there are numerous examples of people who went on to positions of importance in universities or cathedrals even after their ideas or propositions were officially censured by the Church.

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