in The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics
January 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Comparative Politics. 3217 words.
There can be no doubt that censorship has a bad name in modern democratic societies. By “censorship” we generally mean
in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States
January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Courts and Procedure. 1040 words.
The Supreme Court has found censorship to be an especially intolerable restriction on freedom of expression. The term censorship might
in Not According to Plan
October 2017; p ublished online May 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Film. 20753 words.
Soviet censors were also poorly equipped to guide filmmakers. Censorship was primarily carried out by the industry itself, which created conflicts of interest and contributed to risk...
in The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed's Chronicles
December 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (1500 to 1800). 8119 words.
This chapter discusses the censorship of the 1577 and 1587 editions of Holinshed's Chronicles – a common condition for historical writing in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth...
P ublished online June 2012 .
Article. Subjects: Communication Studies. 9504 words.
In a very large body of censorship scholarship spanning centuries, communication scholars point out that every civilization since antiquity has attempted to stop disagreeable expression....
in Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment
January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 2482 words.
In the eighteenth century, the word censorship was used to denote all regulations on the circulation of books and ideas.
in Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World
January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945). 1404 words.
“Censorship” was once an honorable reference to prohibitions, exercised for the common good, on immoral behavior or heretical works. Over
in The Continuum Companion to Twentieth Century Theatre
January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 2173 words.
Political, religious and moral censorship is as old as theatre and operates in a variety of ways, from overt suppression
in The New Oxford Companion to Law
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 515 words.
Censorship commonly refers to the determination by a public official that certain material is unsuitable for publication or performance on