Cancel Culture: Myth or Reality?

@article{Norris2021CancelCM,
  title={Cancel Culture: Myth or Reality?},
  author={Pippa Norris},
  journal={Political Studies},
  year={2021}
}
  • P. Norris
  • Published 11 August 2021
  • Sociology
  • Political Studies
In recent years, a progressive “cancel culture” in society, right-wing politicians and commentators claim, has silenced alternative perspectives, ostracized contrarians, and eviscerated robust intellectual debate, with college campuses at the vanguard of this development. These arguments can be dismissed as rhetorical dog whistles devoid of substantive meaning, myths designed to fire up the MAGA faithful, outrage progressives, and distract from urgent real-world problems. Given heated… 
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