Books in category Political Science – Censorship

  • Readers Liberation

    Readers’ Liberation
    Jonathan Rose

    This book surveys the history of independent sceptical reading, from antiquity to the present. It tells the stories of heroic efforts at self-education by disadvantaged people in all parts of the world.

  • Censored 2003

    Censored 2003
    Peter Phillips, Project Censored (U.S.)

    Exposes major news stories ignored by the press in 2001 and 2002.

  • Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution

    Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution
    Charles Walton

    In Policing Public Opinion in the French Revolution, Charles Walton traces the problem of freedom of expression from the Old Regime to the French Revolution.

  • Media Control

    Media Control
    Noam Chomsky

    Media Control is an invaluable primer on the secret workings of disinformation in democratic societies. From the Audiobook Download edition.

  • Global Insights on Theatre Censorship

    Global Insights on Theatre Censorship
    Catherine O’Leary, Diego Santos Sánchez, Michael Thompson

    Expanding understanding of the nature and effects of censorship, this volume affirms the power of theatre to challenge authorized discourses and makes a timely contribution to debates about freedom of expression through performance.

  • Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy

    Corporate Media and the Threat to Democracy
    Robert W. McChesney

    This is a must reading for anyone who wants to get a quick understanding of this troubling trend."—Susan J. Douglas, author of Growing Up Female with the Mass Media

  • Privacy and the Media

    Privacy and the Media
    Andrew McStay

    Providing a comprehensive overview of both the theory and reality of privacy and the media in the 21st Century, Privacy and the Media is not a polemic on privacy as ‘good’ or ‘bad’, but a call to assess the detail and the potential …

  • Enough Said

    Enough Said
    Mark Thompson

    The result of decades of first-hand experience of politics and media, this is an essential, brilliant diagnosis of what we should stop doing and what we should start doing in order to reinvigorate Western democracy.

  • Concussion

    Concussion
    Jeanne Marie Laskas

    This is the story of one man's fight against a multibillion dollar colossus.

  • The Dame in the Kimono

    The Dame in the Kimono
    Leonard J. Leff, Jerold Simmons

    " The new edition of this seminal work takes the story of the Production Code and motion picture censorship into the present, including the creation of the PG-13 and NC-17 ratings in the 1990s.

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