Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 December 2017

250 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198816416

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Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenship

Eric Heinze

  • Challenges prevailing rationales for hate speech bans, in view of ongoing global controversies
  • Scrutinizes conditions for free expression in modern democracies, with a critique of US, European, and international approaches
  • Distinguishes between rights-based and democratic models, emphasizing the democratic approach
  • Emphasizes the relationship between general principles of free speech and their historical contexts