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Bosmajian, Haig


BOSMAJIAN, Haig. American, b. 1928. Genres: Civil liberties/Human rights, Language/Linguistics, Speech/Rhetoric. Career: University of Connecticut, Storrs, Assistant Professor, 1960-64; University of Washington, Seattle, Dept. of Speech, Professor, since 1964, now Emeritus. Publications: The Language of Oppression, 1974; Metaphor and Reason in Judicial Opinions, 1992; The Freedom Not to Speak, 1999. EDITOR: Readings in Speech, 1965; The Rhetoric of the Speaker, 1967; Readings in Parliamentary Procedure, 1968; (with H. Bosmajian) The Rhetoric of the Civil Rights Movement. 1969; The Principles and Practice of Freedom of Speech, 1971; The Rhetoric of Nonverbal Communication, 1971; Dissent: Symbolic Behavior and Rhetorical Strategies, 1972; (with H. Bosmajian) This Great Argument: The Rights of Women, 1972; Obscenity and Freedom of Expression, 1975; Justice Douglas and Freedom of Speech, 1980; Censorship, Libraries, and the law, 1982. FIRST AMMENDMENT IN THE CLASSROOM SERIES: vol. I, The Freedom to Read, 1987, vol. II, Freedom of Religion, 1987, vol. III, Freedom of Expression, 1988, vol. IV, Academic Freedom, 1988, vol. V, Freedom to Publish, 1989.

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