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

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

The freedom of teachers to pursue wisdom and fact of their study, writing, and instructing is a basic precept of latest better schooling within the usa. yet this freedom has been not easy received and often abridged, reinterpreted, and violated. educational freedom has been significant to many matters and controversies in better schooling and has hence generated literature in a number of disciplines. This ebook presents entry to that literature.

Included are entries for almost 500 books, chapters, articles, stories, sites, and different resources of data approximately educational freedom. every one access features 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 college Professors Statement of ideas on educational Freedom and Tenure, a few older reports have additionally been incorporated. even though 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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This volume is a compilation of many of these key documents and statements. It is divided into four major parts. Part one includes a "Model Case Procedure" for dealing with an academic freedom complaint on campus. Part two includes the texts of a number of landmark AAUP statements issued on important topics. These include the classic " 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure," as well as statements on procedural standards for dismissals, extramural utterances, academic freedom of students, national security, professional ethics, conflict of interest in government-sponsored research, and more.

80. Greenberg, Michael, and Seymour Zenchelsky. " History of Education Quarterly 30(3): 325-349, Fall 1990. Greenberg and Zenchelsky review the historical evidence surrounding the firing in 1935 of Lienhard Bergel, a faculty member in the German department at the New Jersey College for Women (Rutgers). Bergel was the lone anti-Nazi in a department chaired by an avowed pro-Nazi, Professor Friedrich Hauptmann. Hauptmann terminated Bergel in 1933 for incompetency, and that decision was upheld by the Dean, the university President, and the Board of Trustees.

Throughout, Poch interweaves discussion of AAUP policy statements, taken from the 1940 Statement of Principles on Academic Freedom and Tenure, the AAUP's Policy Documents and Reports (1984), and court decisions. 64. Porter, Earl W. " South Atlantic Quarterly 72(4): 451-460, Autumn 1973. John Spencer Bassett was the founder and editor of South Atlantic Quarterly, and in fall 1903 published an essay he had written about the equality of the races, praising Booker T. Washington as the greatest Southerner after General Lee in the past 100 years.

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