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Book Banning in 21st-Century America (Beta Phi Mu Scholars) (Paperback)

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Book Banning in 21st Century America, based on thirteen contemporary book challenge cases in schools and public libraries across the United States argues that understanding contemporary reading practices, especially interpretive strategies, is vital to understanding why people attempt to censor books in schools and public libraries.

About the Author


Emily Knox is an assistant professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include intellectual freedom and censorship, information ethics and policy, and print culture and reading practices.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781538171127
ISBN-10: 1538171120
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: April 21st, 2022
Pages: 186
Language: English
Series: Beta Phi Mu Scholars