ABSTRACT

This book resituates the political correctness debates in the humanities branch of the academy. It contends that conservatives have tainted entire academic disciplines to cause university humanists to go from irrelevant to dangerous overnight.

chapter 1|20 pages

Introduction: Going Public

ByChristopher Newfield, Ronald Strickland

part One|88 pages

The Genealogy of the Anti-PC Agenda

chapter 2|15 pages

Managing the Anti-PC Industry

BySara Diamond

chapter 3|41 pages

Manufacturing the Attack on Liberalized Higher Education

ByEllen Messer-Davidow

chapter 4|11 pages

Blowback: Playing the Nationalist Card Backfires

ByGerald Horne

part Two|144 pages

Responding to the Anti-Pc Attacks

section |101 pages

University Culture

chapter 6|16 pages

The Campaign Against Political Correctness: What’s Really at Stake

ByJoan Wallach Scott

chapter 7|10 pages

Illiberal Reporting

ByAlice Jardine

chapter 10|19 pages

Take Back the Mike: Producing a Language for Date Rape

ByGrant Farred

chapter 11|6 pages

The Institutional Response to Difference

ByJean E. Howard

chapter 12|13 pages

Culture Wars and the Profession of Literature

ByVincent P. Pecora

section |41 pages

The University and Social Economy

chapter 13|13 pages

Political Correctness and the Attack on American Colleges

ByPaul Lauter

chapter 14|12 pages

English After the USSR

ByRichard Ohmann

chapter 15|15 pages

The Politics of Political Correctness

ByRichard Terdiman

part Three|152 pages

After PC: Redesigning Disciplines & Institutions

chapter 19|27 pages

’68, or Something

ByLauren Berlant

chapter 20|21 pages

Cultural Studies: Countering a Depoliticized Culture

ByDonald Lazere

chapter 21|11 pages

Something Queer About the Nation-State

ByMichael Warner

chapter 22|17 pages

Multiculturalism in the Nineties: Pitfalls and Possibilities

ByRajeswari Mohan

chapter 23|16 pages

Curriculum Mortis: A Manifesto for Structural Change

ByRonald Strickland

chapter |2 pages

About the Book and Editors

Edited ByChristopher Newfield, Ronald Strickland