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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

1. Any regime or context in which the content of what is publically expressed, exhibited, published, broadcast, or otherwise distributed is regulated or in which the...

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Censorship

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

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Censorship

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

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Censorship

Sanjoy Mahajan and Pedro Chalmeta Gendrón.

in The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law. 4664 words.

[This entry contains two subentries, on censorship in English common law and in Islamic law.]

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Censorship

Maria Belodubrovskaya.

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...

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Cyndia Susan Clegg.

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...

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Censorship

Betty Houchin Winfield.

in Communication

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....

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Censorship

Jeremy D. Popkin.

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.

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Censorship

Rebecca Knuth.

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

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Geoffrey Roberston and Charles London.

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

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Andrew Kenyon.

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

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