Today we live in a world that has no clue about civility
In the current environment, however, it is tough to argue for less civility
when all but 7% of Americans say there needs to be more of it.
After receiving more than 750 applications from across the Middle East and Africa, 23 candidates were chosen to become ambassadors of digital civility
for their region.
The emphasis on civility
can understandably seem annoying and distracting when there are such important and passion-inducing issues facing the country.
Attempts to reconcile the practice of civility
with the right of free speech increasingly lead in fact to restrictions on speech that are supposed to protect everyone--or at least certain groups--from being offended.
Merriam-Webster defines civility
as "civilized conduct, especially courtesy, politeness."
We argue that respect for the right of others to self-expression and self-representation is a baseline criterion for civility
. Recognizing that others are entitled to air their views--despite disagreements over the opinions per se--aids in the development of social capital (Pye, 1999), whereas widespread incivility impedes the growth of civil society.
: Disagreement and the Limits of Toleration, by Teresa M.
Summary: President of the General Labor Confederation Bechara Asmar praised employees of Rafik Hariri University Hospital Friday for their civility
on the third consecutive day of an open-ended protest, the state-run National News Agency reported.
Any attorney who exhibits this kind of lack of civility
tarnishes the entire image of the legal profession.
The 11th, 15 th, 17th, and 19th circuits have adopted uniform Standards of Professional Courtesy and Civility
In this issue of Communication Research Trends, David DeIuliis and Sarah Flinko offer a review of one theoretical background that might explain both what succeeds and what does not: what they and their sources term, "professional civility
." Their essay situates professional civility
in a much larger theory of culture and social change, suggesting that highly homogeneous societies did not need rules for civility
, but that contemporary heterogeneity does.
This book examines a range of cultural reactions to the "riots" anchored by calls for a racist civility
, a central component of the aesthetics and politics of the post-civil rights era.