Just How Correct is Political Correctness? A Critique of the Opposition's Arguments

Argumentation 12 (4):445-480 (1998)
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I begin by examining three factors which enable the term ‘political correctness’ (hereafter PC) itself to feed into the hands of its opponents: namely, the trivialization of the actual issues which are attributed to PC, the villainization of those involved in the PC movement, and the conferring of a sense of legitimacy on the opposition movement
Keywords Academic freedom  discrimination  freedom of expression  harassment  homophobia  inclusive language policies  offensiveness  political correctness  racism  sexism
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DOI 10.1023/A:1007718113969
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