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Evolution or Devolution: The Future of the AAUP’s Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure

Cary Nelson

in No University Is an Island: Saving Academic Freedom

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814758595
eISBN:
9780814759059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814758595.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This concluding chapter provides an account of how the staff of the American Association of University Professors' (AAUP) Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure operates and provides suggestions ... More


The Professors: Bradley and Burgum

Phillip Deery

in Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823253685
eISBN:
9780823261246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253685.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the context, course and consequences of the dismissal by New York University of two of its respected academics, Lyman Bradley and Edwin Burgum. It argues that the University, ... More


John Yoo, the Torture Memos, and Ward Churchill: Exploring the Outer Limits of Academic Freedom

Richard Falk

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter discusses growing threats to academic freedom in U.S. universities by comparing the differential treatment of professors Ward Churchill (University of Colorado, Boulder) and John Yoo ... More


American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 

Thomas W. Simpson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628639
eISBN:
9781469628653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628639.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

In the closing decades of the nineteenth century, college-age Latter-day Saints began undertaking a remarkable intellectual pilgrimage to the nation's elite universities, including Harvard, Columbia, ... More


Censorship in a System of Free Expression

Carl E. Schneider

in The Censor's Hand: The Misregulation of Human-Subject Research

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028912
eISBN:
9780262328784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028912.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Censors notoriously err, and IRBs are censors. They tell researchers what they may study, how they may structure and conduct inquiries, what they may say to subjects, and how they may report results. ... More


The Role of the Courts in Shaping U.S. Policy toward Cuba

Stanley J. Murphy

in Cuba in a Global Context: International Relations, Internationalism, and Transnationalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049106
eISBN:
9780813046709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049106.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Although legislative and executive action provides the first definition of U.S. national policy toward Cuba, the courts are often where the ultimate contours of that policy are drawn. Virtually every ... More


The Censor's Hand: The Misregulation of Human-Subject Research

Carl E. Schneider

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028912
eISBN:
9780262328784
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028912.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Medical and social progress depend on research with human subjects. When that research is done in institutions getting federal money, it is regulated by federally required and supervised ... More


“There Are Razor Blades in That Apple”

Brandon Haught

in Going Ape: Florida's Battles over Evolution in the Classroom

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049434
eISBN:
9780813050409
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049434.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

Covering the late 1990s through 2006, chapter 8 starts by focusing on attempts in Lee County to create Bible classes in public schools that would also teach creationist concepts. Manatee County again ... More


Margaret Fisher and Her University of South Florida Colleagues: Intellectuals versus Inquisitors

Judith G. Poucher

in State of Defiance: Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049939
eISBN:
9780813050393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049939.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents the story of Margaret Fisher and her USF colleagues. They defended USF's vision and policies against the Committee's assault on liberal teaching and academic freedom. Fisher ... More


Company History as an Opportunity and Challenge for University Academics:: The Example of the Günther Quandt Group from the Nineteenth Century to 1954

Joachim Scholtyseck

in Crisis, Credibility and Corporate History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781781381373
eISBN:
9781781384886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381373.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Historians are faced with manifold challenges when tackling histories of companies or banks – publishing studies on corporate archives is very attractive, but the more prominent the company is, the ... More


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