Not in Front of the Children Indecency, Censorship, and the Innocence of Youth by Marjorie Heins

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Published by Rutgers University Press .

Written in English

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  • Jurisprudence & General Issues,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Censorship,
  • Legal History,
  • Media & the Law,
  • Children"s Studies,
  • Media Studies,
  • 20th century,
  • History,
  • National characteristics, American,
  • Obscenity (Law),
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9442094M
ISBN 100813542219
ISBN 109780813542218

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