Group Defamation and Freedom of Speech: The Relationship between Language and Violence


This volume, an updated collection of essays from a Hofstra University conference on group defamation, provides a cross-disciplinary examination of hate speech. Beginning with the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in R.A.V. v. St. Paul, the volume analyzes the problem from historical, anthropological, comparative-legal, and American constitutional law perspectives.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Eric M. Freedman
  • Kenneth Clark
  • Laurence Hauptman
  • John Dower
  • Michael Blain
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 1995


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