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Author George, Cherian, author

Title Hate spin : the manufacture of religious offense and its threat to democracy / Cherian George
Published Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, 2016
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Description 1 online resource
Series Information policy series
Information policy series.
Contents Hate spin as politics by other means -- By what rules? : human rights and religious authority -- God, Google, and the globalization of offendedness -- India : Narendra Modi and the harnessing of hate -- Democracy tested : Indonesia's rising religious intolerance -- America's exceptional freedoms and the politics of fear -- Pushing back, through media and civil society -- Assertive pluralism for a world of irreducible diversity
Summary How right-wing political entrepreneurs around the world use religious offense -- both given and taken -- to mobilize supporters and marginalize opponents
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Freedom of speech.
Hate speech -- Law and legislation.
Offenses against religion -- Law and legislation.
Offenses against religion -- Political aspects.
Political persecution.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262336065 (electronic bk.)
0262336081 (electronic bk.)
9780262336062 (electronic bk.)
9780262336086 (electronic bk.)