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License to Harass: Law, Hierarchy, and Offensive Public Speech
by Laura Beth Nielsen
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Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Language: English
Dimensions: 23.00 X 0.79 X 15.00
Shipping Weight: 0.370(Kg)
Publisher Code: 9780691126104
Date Added: 2018-08-09
Search Category: International
Jurisdiction: International
Publish Country: United States
Overview:
Offensive street speech--racist and sexist remarks that can make its targets feel both psychologically and physically threatened--is surprisingly common in our society. Many argue that this speech is so detestable that it should be banned under law. But is this an area covered by the First Amendment right to free speech? Or should it be banned? In this elegantly written book, Laura Beth Nielsen pursues the answers by probing the legal consciousness of ordinary citizens. Using a combination of field observations and in-depth, semistructured interviews, she surveys one hundred men and women, some of whom are routine targets of offensive speech, about how such speech affects their lives. Drawing on these interviews as well as an interdisciplinary body of scholarship, Nielsen argues that racist and sexist speech creates, reproduces, and reinforces existing systems of hierarchy in public places. The law works to normalize and justify offensive public interactions, she concludes, offering, in essence, a "license to harass." Nielsen relates the results of her interviews to statistical surveys that measure the impact of offensive speech on the public. Rather than arguing whether law is the appropriate remedy for offensive speech, she allows that the benefits to democracy, to community, and to society of allowing such speech may very well outweigh the burdens imposed. Nonetheless, these burdens, and the stories of the people who bear them, should not remain invisible and outside the debate.

Table Of Contents:
List of Tables ix Acknowledgments xi CHAPTER ONE Introduction 1 CHAPTER TWO Law and Power in Sidewalk Encounters: Conflicting Perspectives on Offensive Public Speech 17 CHAPTER THREE Experiencing Offensive Public Speech: The Detailed Calculus for Being in Public 39 CHAPTER FOUR Offensive Public Speech as a Personal Problem, Social Problem, and Subject for Legal Intervention 68 CHAPTER FIVE Ordinary Citizens' Views of the Legal Regulation of Street Speech 98 CHAPTER SIX Power in Public: Reactions, Responses, and Resistance to Offensive Public Speech 133 CHAPTER SEVEN License to Harass 167 APPENDIX A Research Design 181 APPENDIX B Questionnaire 198 Notes 207 Cases Cited 211 References 213 Index 219

 
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