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New threats to freedom [electronic resource] / edited and introduced by Adam Bellow.

Publication:
West Conshohocken, Pa. : Templeton Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (345 p.)
Subjects:
Democracy -- Philosophy.
Paternalism -- Political aspects.
Social values.
Freedom of expression.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
New Threats to Freedom In the twentieth century, free people faced a number of mortal threats,ranging from despotism, fascism,and communism to the looming menace of global terrorism. While the struggle against some of these overt dangers continues, some insidious new threats seem to have slipped past our intellectual defenses. These often unchallenged threats are quietly eroding our hard-won freedoms and, in some cases, are widely accepted as beneficial. In New Threats to Freedom, editor and author Adam Bellow has assembled an all-star lineup of innovative thinkers to challenge these insidi
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Title page""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Introduction: Where Have All the Grown-ups Gone?""; ""1: The Decline of American Press Freedom""; ""2: The Closing of the Liberal Mind""; ""3: The New Dogma of Fairness""; ""4: The Urge to Regulate""; ""5: The Isolation of Today�s Classical Liberal""; ""6: Single Women as a Threat to Freedom""; ""7: The Loss of the Freedom to Fail""; ""8: The European Union as a Threat to Freedom""; ""9: Bad Political Theatre""; ""10: The Rise of Antireligious Orthodoxy""; ""11: Multiculturalism and the Threat of Conformity""
""12: The Tyranny of the News Cycle""""13: Transnational Progressivism""; ""14: Students against Liberty?""; ""15: Belief in False Gods""; ""16: The Fairness Doctrine""; ""17: The War on Negative Liberty""; ""18: The Abandonment of Democracy Promotion""; ""19: Ingratitude and the Death of Freedom""; ""20: The Anticapitalists""; ""21: The Rise of Mass Dependency""; ""22: Liberty and Complacency""; ""23: Threats to Philanthropic Freedom""; ""24: The New Behaviorists""; ""25: Cyber-Anonymity""; ""26: Shariah in the West""; ""27: Participatory Culture and the Assault on Democracy""
""28: The U.N. Women�s Treaty as a Threat to Freedom""""29: The Illusion of Innocence""; ""30: Orthodoxy and Freedom in International Aid""; ""Appendix A: An Old Threat in a New Garb""; ""Contributors""
Notes:
On cover: "From banning ice cream trucks in Brooklyn to abandoning democracy around the world thirty great writers on cultural trends that are undermining our liberties."
Contributor:
Bellow, Adam.
ISBN:
1-59947-370-4
9786613533166
1-280-12928-X
OCLC:
779828624
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