Academic Boycotts, Activism and the Academy

Storey, David (2005) Academic Boycotts, Activism and the Academy.

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Recent media controversy surrounding the acceptance and publication of an article from Israeli-based academics in Political Geography raises serious questions concerning academic boycotts and ideas of academic freedom. This short article provides some brief background at efforts to boycott Israeli academic institutions and outlines some of the issues surrounding the appropriateness of such boycotts in general and of Israel in particular. More specifically it examines the issues of academic freedom, and the equity, effectiveness and flexibility of academic boycotts.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: G Geography (General), GF Human ecology. Anthropogeography
Members: University of Worcester
Depositing User: ULCC Admin
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 09:18
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2016 13:08

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