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Free Speech

  • By: Mary E. McCoy
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Free speech refers to verbal and other symbolic expression absent external constraints, whether such constraints are governmental or societal. In a globalizing world, different approaches to protecting or controlling speech create the potential for both greater homogeneity and ...

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