What Johnny Shouldn't Read: Textbook Censorship in America / Edition 1

What Johnny Shouldn't Read: Textbook Censorship in America / Edition 1

by Joan DelFattore
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300060505

ISBN-13: 9780300060508

Pub. Date: 08/28/1994

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:
9780300060508
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
08/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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