Linguists have traditionally been coy about the subject of swearing; so much so that two of the most frequently used four-letter words in the English language have only recently found their way into standard dictionaries. But Ruth Wajnrb approaches the subject head on, challenging her readers to set shocks and sniggers aside and to examine it like any other kind of communication. The result is a fascinating, and often very funny, book that will quickly persuade her readers that bad language is possibly even more interesting than good. We use swear-words in a whole range of contexts, not just to abuse others, but to express irritation, surprise, even affection, or simply to intensify an otherwise commonplace observation. Historically, as one expression has lost its taboo quality it has been replaced by others and this is a continuing process; blasphemy, for example, has largely lost its power to shock over the past century ...
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From the same authorship team behind the highly successful Constitutional Law and among the leading casebooks in the field, The First Amendment provides a comprehensive and accessible review of speech and religion jurisprudence under the First Amendment. The eminent authorship team, whose members are distinguished both in teaching and scholarship, combines textual, historical, theoretical, and doctrinal approaches in an inclusive and creative survey of the essential elements of modern First Amendment doctrine. It has been completely updated to incorporate recent developments in the field, including campaign finance and government speech, and provides a broader discussion of modern First Amendment issues, including those related to modern technology. New to the Sixth Edition: New coverage relating to: Issues of free speech on campus, extremist speech and online terrorism, hate speech, and issues of “fake news”. New material on cases including: Iancu v. Brunetti and Matal v. Tam Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra Substantial discussion of Trump v. Hawaii and the Bladensburg cross case Reorganization of the presentation of the role of impermissible purposes in Establishment Clause jurisprudence, in light of the (near) elimination of the Lemon test Professors and students will benefit from: Rigorous questions in the Notes Carefully selected and challenging excerpts from articles and books by leading First Amendment scholars Thoughtful organization of topics and cases designed to challenge students and to illuminate the evolution and current state of First Amendment jurisprudence
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