Academic Freedom: A Guide to the Literature (Bibliographies by Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn

By Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn

The liberty of teachers to pursue wisdom and fact of their examine, writing, and educating is a primary precept of latest larger schooling within the usa. yet this freedom has been difficult received and often abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. for this reason, it has generated literature in numerous disciplines. This booklet is a consultant to investigate on educational freedom. integrated are annotated entries for almost 500 books, articles, chapters, sites, and different resources of data. Entries are grouped in topical chapters and organized alphabetically through writer inside of each one bankruptcy. whereas lots of the works have been released because 1940, a few previous reports also are integrated.

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In handing down his decision, the judge afforded Russell no opportunity to answer any of the charges. As the contributors to this collection point out, Russell's scholarship on issues relating to sex and morality was thoughtful and well within the bounds of academic freedom and the pursuit of truth. According to the contributors, those who attacked Russell, including the judge, seemed willfully to misread his work and to make patently false accusations against him. Justice McGeehan's decision is appended, as is a statement of the Committee on Cultural Freedom.

Covering the period from the mid-19th century to the founding of the American Association of University Professors, this volume is a companion to Richard Hofstadter's Academic Freedom in the Age of the College (entry #53). Both volumes were initially published as The Development of Academic Freedom in the United States. After reviewing the nature of higher education and academic freedom in the ante-bellum college, Metzger addresses the developments and ideas that led to a "revolution" in higher education, with implications for academic freedom.

While none of the faculty were immediately fired, all but one were forced out of the university within a few years. Furthermore, the university President's acquiescence to public opinion and the patriotic cause compromised academic freedom for years and set a precedent for the use of "sociopolitical orthodoxy" in the hiring and firing of faculty. 100. Thurstone, L. L. " The Journal of Higher Education 1(3): 136-140, March 1930. Thurstone suggests that in order to protect academic freedom, the AAUP and other professional associations need to implement two policies or procedures.

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