Author

Fred L. Pincus

Fred L. Pincus

Fred L. Pincus is emeritus professor of sociology, University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

COMMENTARY
Banned books on display

Commentary: Battles over book bans reflect conflicts from the 1980s

By: - March 8, 2022

A conservative leader found fault with how “respect for our nation’s heritage” had been mostly stripped from the textbooks of public schools. “From kindergarten right through the total school system, it almost seems as if classroom textbooks are designed to negate what philosophies previously had been taught,” the conservative leader lamented. “[M]any textbooks are actually […]