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Author MacKinnon, Catharine A.
Title Only words / Catharine A. MacKinnon.
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993.
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 Floor3  KF4772 .M33 1993    IN LIBRARY
Description v, 152 p. ; 20 cm.
Note "Originally presented as the Christian Gauss memorial lectures in criticism in April 1992"--P. v.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.113-146) and index.
Contents Defamation and discrimination -- Racial and sexual harassment -- Equality and speech.
Summary MacKinnon states that the current interpretation of "free speech" in the First Amendment promotes the inequalities the Fourteenth Amendment is supposed to end. She focuses on pornography, sexual harrasment, and hate speech.
Subject Freedom of speech -- United States.
Equality before the law -- United States.
Hate speech -- United States.
Racism in language.
Sexism in language -- United States.
ISBN 0674639332 (acid-free paper)
9780674639331 (acid-free paper)
OCLC number 28067216