What Johnny Shouldn't Read: Textbook Censorship in America

What Johnny Shouldn't Read: Textbook Censorship in America

by Joan DelFattore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300057091

ISBN-13: 9780300057096

Pub. Date: 08/28/1992

Publisher: Yale University Press

This provocative book offers a disturbing view of the ways in which special-interest groups influence the content of public school education. Focusing on recent lawsuits involving attempts to censor or ban textbooks and on other efforts by ultraliberal and ultraconservative groups to have sections of textbooks eliminated or rewritten, Joan DelFattore shows that

Overview

This provocative book offers a disturbing view of the ways in which special-interest groups influence the content of public school education. Focusing on recent lawsuits involving attempts to censor or ban textbooks and on other efforts by ultraliberal and ultraconservative groups to have sections of textbooks eliminated or rewritten, Joan DelFattore shows that political and economic forces of the right and left have heavy and often pernicious influence on American textbook publishers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300057096
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1992
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.88(d)

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