The freedom to be racist? : how the United States and Europe struggle to preserve freedom and combat racism / Erik Bleich.

Since the end of World War II, the balance between freedom of expression and the desire to deter racist speech has gradually tipped toward the latter throughout much of the Western world. This text focuses on the tension between combating racism and protecting freedom of speech in the US, France, Br...

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Main Author: Bleich, Erik
Format: eBook
Published: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • Balancing public values
  • the big picture
  • European restrictionism and its variations
  • Holocaust denial and its extremes
  • American exceptionalism and its limits
  • Banning racist groups and parties
  • Punishing racial discrimination and hate crimes
  • How much freedom for racists?