By Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn
The freedom of teachers to pursue wisdom and fact of their examine, writing, and instructing is a primary precept of latest better schooling within the usa. yet this freedom has been not easy received and frequently abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. educational freedom has been crucial to many matters and controversies in better schooling and has therefore generated literature in a number of disciplines. This booklet offers entry to that literature.
Included are entries for almost 500 books, chapters, articles, stories, websites, and different assets of data approximately educational freedom. each one access encompasses a descriptive annotation, and the entries are grouped in topical chapters. whereas many of the works mentioned have been released because the 1940 American organization of collage Professors Statement of rules on educational Freedom and Tenure, a few older stories have additionally been integrated. although the quantity focuses totally on larger schooling within the united states, it's also a bankruptcy on educational freedom in different countries.
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Arguments both for and against loyalty oaths are here presented with quotes from educational leaders in public schooling and higher education, from Governor Alfred Smith's 1920 veto of a teacher's loyalty bill, as well as from newspaper editorials of the day. 74. " School and Society 21(526): 101, January 24, 1925. Nine national college and university associations sent representatives to a 1924 meeting in Washington where they adopted statements on academic freedom and academic tenure. The organizations in question were: The Association of American Universities, The Association of American Colleges, The American Association of University Professors, the American Association of University Women, the Association of Land Grant Colleges, the Association of Urban Universities, the National Association of State Universities, the American Association of Teachers Colleges, and the Association of Governing Boards.
Hamilton, Neil. Zealotry and Academic Freedom: A Legal and Historical Perspective. New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers, 1995. 402p. ISBN 1-5600-0205-0. In Part I Hamilton addresses threats to academic freedom that have arisen from seven waves of ideological zealotry since the late 19th century and throughout the 20th century: 19th century religious fundamentalism, late 19th century unfettered capitalism, World War I-era patriotism, pre-World War II anti-Communism, McCarthyism, 1960s student activism, and a current campus leftism.
In addition, he discusses the principles of due process, tenure, professional competence, and free inquiry that comprised the AAUP's formulation of academic freedom. 60. Metzger, Walter P, ed. The American Concept of Academic Freedom in Formation: A Collection of Essays and Reports. New York: Amo Press, 1977. various paging. LC 76-55209. ISBN 0-405-10037-X. Spanning the late 19th and 20th centuries, these essays and documents address a range of issues and concerns in the historical development of academic freedom.
Academic Freedom. A Guide to the Literature by Stephen H. Aby, James Kuhn, James C. Kuhn