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The Resource License to harass : law, hierarchy, and offensive public speech, Laura Beth Nielsen

License to harass : law, hierarchy, and offensive public speech, Laura Beth Nielsen

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License to harass : law, hierarchy, and offensive public speech
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License to harass
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law, hierarchy, and offensive public speech
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Laura Beth Nielsen
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eng
Summary
Offensive street speech--racist and sexist remarks that can make its targets feel both psychologically and physically threatened--is surprisingly common in our society. Many argue that this speech is so detestable that it should be banned under law. But is this an area covered by the First Amendment right to free speech? Or should it be banned?In this elegantly written book, Laura Beth Nielsen pursues the answers by probing the legal consciousness of ordinary citizens. Using a combination of field observations and in-depth, semistructured interviews, she surveys one hundred men and women, some
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non fiction
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  • bibliography
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Cultural lives of law
License to harass : law, hierarchy, and offensive public speech, Laura Beth Nielsen
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License to harass : law, hierarchy, and offensive public speech, Laura Beth Nielsen
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7t50h
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-218) and index
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Contents
List of Tables; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; CHAPTER TWO: Law and Power in Sidewalk Encounters: Con icting Perspectives on Offensive Public Speech; CHAPTER THREE: Experiencing Offensive Public Speech: The Detailed Calculus for Being in Public; CHAPTER FOUR: Offensive Public Speech as a Personal Problem, Social Problem, and Subject for Legal Intervention; CHAPTER FIVE: Ordinary Citizens' Views of the Legal Regulation of Street Speech; CHAPTER SIX: Power in Public: Reactions, Responses, and Resistance to Offensive Public Speech; CHAPTER SEVEN: License to Harass
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