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Censorship in Britain the role of the BBFC in a changing society. by Surrinderjit Chohan

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Published by LCPDT in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBA thesis GMD 1998
ContributionsLondon College of Printing and Distributive Trades.
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Open LibraryOL22342420M

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PABBIS (Parents Against Bad Books in Schools), is just one of a number of parent groups around the country challenging children's and young adult books in classroom teaching, and in school and public parents go beyond wanting to restrict access to certain books for their own children; they seek to restrict access for other parents' children as well in one of . In English law this is complicated by the body of case law that mediates the positive law through interpretation and precedents and that can transform law over time. Censorship may also refer to prior restraint (usually licensing), that is, to efforts to vet texts prior to publication or performance. Filed under: Censorship -- Great Britain -- History. Books Condemned to be Burnt (London: E. Stock, ), by James Anson Farrer. Gutenberg text; multiple formats at ; page images at HathiTrust; Filed under: Book burning -- Great Britain. Books Condemned to be Burnt (London: E. Stock, ), by James Anson Farrer. Gutenberg text. Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Higgins, Paul, Censorship in Britain. London, Nelson, (OCoLC) Online version.