The Rushdie Fatwa and After

A Lesson to the Circumspect

  • Brian¬†Winston

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Brian Winston
    Pages 1-21
  3. Brian Winston
    Pages 59-91
  4. Brian Winston
    Pages 92-137
  5. Brian Winston
    Pages 138-140
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 141-173

About this book

Introduction

This resounding defence of the principles of free expression revisits the Satanic Verses uproar of 1989, as well as subsequent incidents such as the Danish cartoons controversy, to argue that the human right of free speech is by no means so secure that it can be taken for granted.

Keywords

free speech intolerance censorship Islamophobia multiculturalism 1989 argue sound understanding

Authors and affiliations

  • Brian¬†Winston
    • 1
  1. 1.University of LincolnUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137388605
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48208-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-38860-5
  • About this book