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The liberalization of free speech: Or, how protest in public space is silenced

  title={The liberalization of free speech: Or, how protest in public space is silenced},
  author={Don Mitchell},
Professor Mitchell examines the liberalization of free speech and examines the new methods of control and limitation that have arisen in the new regime. As free speech jurisprudence has liberalized the focus of control has shifted from what is said to where it is said. This geography of speech has become increasingly important and is a point of contention. Through three case studies Professor Mitchell illustrates the ways in which controlling the geography of speech allows the controlling of… 

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