|描述：||viii, 218 p. ; 24 cm.|
|内容：||The framework of critical analysis : the new public philosophy and the public sphere. Introduction : crisis culture and the need for a defense of librarianship in the public sphere ; The new public philosophy and critical educational analysis : the context of public cultural institutions ; The public sphere : rounding out the context of librarianship --
Studies in librarianship and the dismantling of the public sphere. Follow the money : library funding and information capitalism ; Co-opted or rolling over? Follow-the-leader library management and the new public philosophy ; On customer-driven librarianship ; Drifting toward the corporate model : a brief look at ALA ; Notes on postmodern technology, technocracy, and libraries ; Conclusion : toward a sustainable case for librarianship : the public sphere and democratic possibility.
|責任：||John E. Buschman.|
"John E. Buschman has written a thought-provoking meditation on the context and position of public libraries in a social environment that has changed greatly in the past few decades. This book