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The Resource Political correctness and higher education : British and American perspectives, John Lea ; foreword by Jonathan Zimmerman

Political correctness and higher education : British and American perspectives, John Lea ; foreword by Jonathan Zimmerman

Label
Political correctness and higher education : British and American perspectives
Title
Political correctness and higher education
Title remainder
British and American perspectives
Statement of responsibility
John Lea ; foreword by Jonathan Zimmerman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lea, John
Dewey number
378.73
Index
index present
LC call number
LC178.G7
LC item number
L43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education, Higher
  • Education, Higher
  • Academic freedom
  • Academic freedom
  • Political correctness
  • Political correctness
Label
Political correctness and higher education : British and American perspectives, John Lea ; foreword by Jonathan Zimmerman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PC world: political correctness and the modern zeitgeist -- Loose canons and straw men of the apocalypse: the conservative campaign against PC in the US -- Look right and left before proceeding: the political contours PC debate in the US -- Water buffaloes in Pennsylvania: closing free speech -- The end of civilization in California: illiberal multiculturalism -- A day at the races in Michigan: the victims of reverse discrimination -- Talking about political correctness: American conversations about political correctness and higher education -- Green sheep in London: the loony left and British PC -- PC and the panopticon principle: quangos, surveillance, and scripted communication in the academy -- PC and the attenuated academy: social engineering, widening participation, and professional allegiance -- Talking about political correctness: British conversations about political correctness and post-16 education -- Conclusion: PC as oxymoron
Control code
225088091
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780415962582
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008014941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)225088091
Label
Political correctness and higher education : British and American perspectives, John Lea ; foreword by Jonathan Zimmerman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [265]-272) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PC world: political correctness and the modern zeitgeist -- Loose canons and straw men of the apocalypse: the conservative campaign against PC in the US -- Look right and left before proceeding: the political contours PC debate in the US -- Water buffaloes in Pennsylvania: closing free speech -- The end of civilization in California: illiberal multiculturalism -- A day at the races in Michigan: the victims of reverse discrimination -- Talking about political correctness: American conversations about political correctness and higher education -- Green sheep in London: the loony left and British PC -- PC and the panopticon principle: quangos, surveillance, and scripted communication in the academy -- PC and the attenuated academy: social engineering, widening participation, and professional allegiance -- Talking about political correctness: British conversations about political correctness and post-16 education -- Conclusion: PC as oxymoron
Control code
225088091
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 279 pages
Isbn
9780415962582
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008014941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)225088091

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