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Censorship and the permissive society

British cinema and theatre, 1955-1965

by Anthony Aldgate

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Motion pictures -- Censorship -- Great Britain -- History,
    • Theater -- Censorship -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-168) and index.

      StatementAnthony Aldgate.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.65.G7 A43 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 171 p. :
      Number of Pages171
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1105524M
      ISBN 100198112416, 0198183526
      LC Control Number94030668

      “Heresy was good: heresy meant opportunity.” ——Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis1. Yes, I banned a book. I am a seasoned librarian and academic library director and a supporter of free speech and democracy,2 but I banned a book. The term heresy quickly comes to mind in the world of librarianship, but the story is much deeper than it first Author: Scott R. DiMarco. In my opinion, I think that a form of censorship has to be put in place to maintain order in a society and protect the young from malignant content. However, many dispute the extent to which censorship should be put in place, arguing that censorship is a powerful weapon which can be abused by depraved individuals.

      Was permissive legislation in Britain in the s and s a response to social change or did it create it? [ 21 ]. A. Aldgate, Censorship and the Permissive Society: British Cinema and Theatre , (Oxford, ) p.3 This book provides a unique cross-national examination of patterns of order and conflict surrounding football. For a good list of organizations that are dedicated to fighting book censorship, just take a look at the list of sponsoring organizations in my article about Banned Books Week. There are more than a dozen sponsors, including the American Library Association, National Council of Teachers of English, American Society of Journalists and Authors.

      Censorship, the suppression of words, images, or ideas that are "offensive," happens whenever some people succeed in imposing their personal political or moral values on others. Censorship can be carried out by the government as well as private pressure groups. Censorship by the government is unconstitutional.   Censorship and the Permissive Society: British Cinema and Stage or film presentations of Look Back in Anger, A Taste of Honey, Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, Alfie, and Darling were much changed, even transformed, by censorship between Book Edition: 4.


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Censorship and the Permissive Society British Cinema and Theatre, Anthony Aldgate. A Clarendon Press Publication. Draws on a mass of recently released or hitherto unseen documentation; Includes film stills seen and commented upon by censors at the Lord Chamberlain's office.

A key decade in the postwar social and cultural history of Britain, the period saw the country emerge from the "doldrums era" of the fifties, to the permissive society of the "swinging sixties." A noticeable move towards "decensorship" increasingly loosened the Censorship and the permissive society book constraints imposed on literature, stage, and films.

Censorship and the Permissive Society explores the predicament writers and directors faced, and highlights the debate over the liberalizing or progressive aspects of the sea changes affecting British society at the time. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

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In contrast to those who see the s as essentially a conservative period, The Permissive Society points to the emergence of a liberalizing impulse during the Truman and Eisenhower years. The book shows how, during the s, a traditionalist moral framework was beginning to give way to a less authoritarian approach to moral issues.5/5(3).

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- - Softcover3/5(1). Censorship and the permissive society: British cinema and theatre or film presentations of productions such as "Look Back in Anger" and "A Taste of Honey" were drastically changed by censorship between and This book explores the predicament \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema:name\/a> \" Censorship and the permissive.

A permissive society is a society in which some social norms become increasingly liberal, especially with regard to sexual freedom. This usually accompanies a change in what is considered typically preserving the rule "do not harm others" (harm principle), a permissive society would have few other moral or legal codes (no victimless crimes, for example).

Censorship in those two countries is more like prevention by official government action of the circulation of messages. In Poland and Ukraine, the censorship that they experience has more of an effect on the societies, because they are not always exposed to the whole truth.

Media censorship can really hinder a society if it is bad enough. Then check out NCAC’s Book Censorship Toolkit. Types of Objections against Books Profanity: Books are often challenged for the language they contain, even though profanity is often used in literature to convey social or historical context, local dialect or simply to better depict reactions to real-life situations.

Communities, school boards, religious offices, local libraries, the US Post Office, the Customs Service, and other instruments of authority in the United States have practiced censorship over articles, songs, films, television productions, plays and especially books since the earliest days of the Plymouth Colony in what is now Massachusetts.

There, Governor William Bradford learned Author: Larry Holzwarth. Constance Mary Whitehouse CBE (née Hutcheson; 13 June – 23 November ) was a British educator and conservative campaigned against social liberalism and the mainstream British media, both of which she accused of encouraging a more permissive was the founder and first president of the National Viewers' and Listeners' Alma mater: Chester City Grammar.

The book was banned for its anti-television undertones and criticism of Christianity and the Bible (which in and of itself is a widely banned book). The irony of the situation is that the entire plot of the book revolves around the quest to stop the burning of books, which metaphorically represents censorship itself.

Book censorship is the act of some authority taking measures to suppress ideas and information within a book. Censorship is "the regulation of free speech and other forms of entrenched authority".

Censors typically identify as either a concerned parent, community members who react to a text without reading, or local or national organizations. Marshall University Library defines. Parliament and the Permissive Society. Other editions - View all. Permissive Britain: social change in the sixties and seventies army attack attitudes become Bill boys breathalyser Britain British addicts capital punishment Casriel causalism causalist arguments censorship Cockett consequences court create crime criminal death.

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Free delivery for many products. After WW2 traditional social barriers and value systems began to break down. Greater affluence and education, together with the growth of the 'permissive society' of the 's, eroded many traditional taboos and topics that had previously been shunned or ignored.

These taboos became the subjects of films, plays and books. - civil rights movement. Censorship in the generic sense refers to the suppression of information, ideas, or opinions.

It occurs in all forms of communication from technological media to print media. Each society, culture, or individual's belief is violated by the codes of censorship that our society instills.

Book banning is a prime target for censorship. You can really only have free speech in a moral society because man’s decadent nature and his ideas will eventually pervert society. We have had free speech in the Western world since World War II and it has produced the very decadent permissive society that we see today.

Unfortunately censorship it is only as good as the censors.Censorship in the Arts. by Benjamin Pearson. censorship is the “official supervision and control of the ideas that are circulated among the people within a society.” It also states that censorship is “intended to protect the family, the church, and the state.” Book Censorship can be Justified in Some Cases, “they say that.