Censoring Culture

Censoring Culture

Contemporary Threats to Free Expression

Book - 2006
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If your idea of censorship is an anonymous bureaucrat in a government office exercising prudish control over "offensive" art and speech, wake up and smell the conglomeration. Censorship today is just as likely to be the result of a market force or a bandwidth monopoly as a line edit or the covering of a nude sculpture, and the current system of new technologies and economic arrangements has subtle, built-in mechanisms for suppressing free expression as powerful as any known in other centuries.

In Censoring Culture , the nationally known author of the ArtSpeak books and the head of the National Coalition Against Censorship's Arts Program bring together the latest thinking from art historians, cultural theorists, legal scholars, and psychoanalysts, as well as first-person accounts by artists and advocates, to give us a comprehensive understanding of censorship in a new century.


Publisher: New York : New Press, c2006
ISBN: 9781595580979
1595580972
9781595580504
1595580506
Call Number: 700.103 C3325
Characteristics: xxiv, 353 p. : ill. ; 24 cm

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