Merrimack College: McQuade Library


For the common good : principles of American academic freedom / Matthew W. Finkin and Robert C. Post.

Finkin, Matthew W. (Author).

  • ISBN: 9780300143546 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0300143540 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Description: 263 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, c2009.

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) KF4242 .F56 2009 (Text to phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks KF 4242 .F56 2009 (Text to phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-241) and index.
Contents Note: The historical origins of the concept of academic freedom -- The 1915 Declaration and the American concept of academic freedom -- Freedom of research and publication -- Freedom of teaching -- Freedom of intramural expression -- Freedom of extramural expression.
Summary: This book offers a concise explanation of the history and meaning of American academic freedom, and it attempts to intervene in contemporary debates by clarifying the fundamental functions and purposes of academic freedom in America.--From publisher description.
Subject: Academic freedom > United States.
Post, Robert, 1947- (Added Author).