by Gale Group

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Students must often make informed decisions about serious issues that will affect the course of their lives. Smoking, drunk driving, and violence are just a few of these challenging issues. Focusing on topics of special concern to students, the Issues That Concern You series helps make these complex issues less intimidating and more accessible. Each volume presents eight to twelve readings from a variety of perspectives that allow students to better to understand and navigate the highlighted topic. Color photos, charts, graphs, tables and editorial cartoons reinforce information as well as present important statistical data. Each volume also includes factual analysis taken from a variety of government and research facilities, to tell students more of what they want to know about the issue. Relevant Web sites, a bibliography and thorough subject index round out each volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737747447
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 05/14/2010
Series: Issues That Concern You Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 16 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

1 Parents Should Censor the Internet for Children Amanda Paulson 10

2 The Government Should Censor the Internet for Children Robert Peters 15

3 Talk Radio Should Be Censored John Halpin James Heidbreder Mark Lloyd Paul Woodhull Ben Scott Josh Silver S. Derek Turner 24

4 Talk Radio Should Not Be Censored Brian Jennings Al Peterson 30

5 The U.S. Military Censors Movies David L. Robb 35

6 Hollywood Self-Censors Movies John Pilger 41

7 Internet Providers Should Not Aid Government Censors Rebecca MacKinnon 46

8 Internet Providers May Benefit More People by Working with Government Censors PR Week 54

9 Television Content Should Not Be Censored Trey Parker Matt Stone Nick Gillespie Jesse Walker 59

10 Television Content Should Be Censored: Parents Television Council 68

11 Some Laws Against Hate Speech Could Threaten Free Speech Peter Tatchell 74

12 Publishers Practice Self-Censorship of Young Adult Books Patty Campbell 81

13 Free Expression Is Limited in the American Workplace Bruce Barry 89


What You Should Know About Censorship 100

What You Should Do About Censorship 105

Organizations to Contact 109

Bibliography 115

Index 118

Picture Credits 122

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