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‘Speaking Back’: The Likely Fate of Hate Speech Policy in the United States and Australia 1

Katharine Gelber

in Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199236282
eISBN:
9780191741357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236282.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

A central idea within free speech arguments is that the most appropriate response to speech with which one disagrees, or which one finds intolerable, is to speak back. Some scholars have argued there ... More


Praise and Blame

Tony Hunt

in Villon's Last Will: Language and Authority in the Testament

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159148
eISBN:
9780191673528
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159148.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

In recognizing the Testament as either a poetic, literary fiction or as a legal document or pseudo-will, the opening stanza proves to be unusual. Throughout the work, the writing exhibits several ... More


The Protection of Doctrine and Worship

Norman Doe

in Law and Religion in Europe: A Comparative Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199604005
eISBN:
9780191729331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199604005.003.0007
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Comparative Law

Doctrine and worship are of central importance to most religious faiths. This chapter examines crimes against religious belief and doctrine — the offence of blasphemy (including its abolition in many ... More


An Undercurrent of Eccentricity

Linda Stratmann

in The Marquess of Queensberry: Wilde's Nemesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300173802
eISBN:
9780300194838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300173802.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the different aspects of Queensberry's eccentric behavior. The public vilification of Queensberry after he declared himself an agnostic destroyed his chances of ever being well ... More


Afterword: The Globalization of Vilification; The Localization of Redemption

Jack Lule

in Reconstructing Fame: Sport, Race, and Evolving Reputations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604730913
eISBN:
9781617030444
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604730913.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter discusses the impact of globalization on sports and vilification, and how the vilified sport hero has often found redemption in modern mythologizing. Globalization has given rise to ... More


Religious Expression

Rex Ahdar and Ian Leigh

in Religious Freedom in the Liberal State

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199606474
eISBN:
9780191744259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199606474.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter begins with discussions of the importance of the freedom of religious expression and how religious liberty can conflict with free speech. It then considers protections for religious ... More


Kafka in India: Terrorism, Media, Muslims

Irfan Ahmad

in Being Muslim in South Asia: Diversity and Daily Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780198092063
eISBN:
9780199082872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198092063.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

In post-9/11 India, scores of individuals (including minors under 18) were arrested, tortured, imprisoned and killed in ‘encounters’ as ‘terrorists’. Though some have been released from prisons, most ... More


Alain de Lille, De Plandu Naturae: The Vulgar Whorehouses of the Earth

David Rollo

in Kiss My Relics: Hermaphroditic Fictions of the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226724614
eISBN:
9780226724607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226724607.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Nature habitually resides among the hieratic mysteries of the divine, inaccessible to men and women and accordingly beyond their ken. In the view of Nature, to condescend to humanity, as she ... More


Imag(in)ing Indian Muslims in Post-liberalization Hindi Cinema

Maidul Islam

in Indian Muslim(s) After Liberalization

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780199489916
eISBN:
9780199097197
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199489916.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Indian Politics

This chapter depicts the nature of image constructions of Indian Muslims by the ideological state apparatus of popular Bollywood cinema. It argues that a constant process of vilification of Muslims ... More


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