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Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated

Truth Is Trouble: The strange case of Israel Folau, or How Free Speech Became So Complicated (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Knox, Malcolm

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Why did the sacking of rugby player Israel Folau over his social media posts become one of the nation's most polarizing controversies? How could one man's religious views activate so many people in modern Australia? And what does the sides people found themselves on tell us about... the kind of country we've become? Starting with this striking incident, triple Walkley Award winning journalist Malcolm Knox paints a vivid portrait of the divisions that underlie our recent history, from marriage equality to the covid lockdown. He shows how free speech has become the new flashpoint of the 'culture wars', and how it remains our deepest national faultline.
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ISBN 9781760856144
Published AU 5 Nov 2020
Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781760856144
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
Imprint Simon & Schuster Australia
Published 5 Nov 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Knox, Malcolm
Category Biography & Autobiography: Sport
Social & Cultural History
Censorship
Freedom Of Information & Freedom Of Speech
Australian
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: Sport
ONIX Text General/trade

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