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The Resource The language police : how pressure groups restrict what students learn, Diane Ravitch

The language police : how pressure groups restrict what students learn, Diane Ravitch

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The language police : how pressure groups restrict what students learn
Title
The language police
Title remainder
how pressure groups restrict what students learn
Statement of responsibility
Diane Ravitch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Argues that the anti-bias and sensitivity guidelines promoted by the Left and the Right exert so much force on educational publishers that the resulting modified and censored student materials are reduced to bland and boring texts
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
158693
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
371.3/2
Index
index present
LC call number
LB3045.7
LC item number
.R38 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how pressure groups restrict what students learn
Label
The language police : how pressure groups restrict what students learn, Diane Ravitch
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-245) and index
Contents
Forbidden topics, forbidden words -- The new meaning of bias -- Everybody does it: the textbook publishers -- Everybody does it: the testing companies -- Censorship from the right -- Censorship from the left -- The mad, mad, mad world of textbook adoptions -- Literature: forgetting the tradition -- History: the endless battle -- The language police: can we stop them? -- Appendix 1. A glossary of banned words, usages, stereotypes, and topics -- Appendix 2. The Atkinson-Ravitch sampler of classic literature for home and school
Control code
2276390
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 255 p.
Isbn
9780375414824
Lccn
2002040622
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50802702
  • (OCoLC)50802702
Label
The language police : how pressure groups restrict what students learn, Diane Ravitch
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-245) and index
Contents
Forbidden topics, forbidden words -- The new meaning of bias -- Everybody does it: the textbook publishers -- Everybody does it: the testing companies -- Censorship from the right -- Censorship from the left -- The mad, mad, mad world of textbook adoptions -- Literature: forgetting the tradition -- History: the endless battle -- The language police: can we stop them? -- Appendix 1. A glossary of banned words, usages, stereotypes, and topics -- Appendix 2. The Atkinson-Ravitch sampler of classic literature for home and school
Control code
2276390
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 255 p.
Isbn
9780375414824
Lccn
2002040622
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50802702
  • (OCoLC)50802702

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