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Warning: Contents of this Course May Be Offensive
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Crew, B. 2010. “Warning: Contents of This Course May Be Offensive”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


How much "fair warning" should students receive regarding the possibly objectionable contents of some courses? How far should requirements that faculty warn students be taken, before they become unwarranted censorship and incursions on academic freedom? These questions are particularly relevant to those of us who teach deviance and related courses....

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Social Control
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College 200

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