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Libraries, human rights, and social justice - enabling access and promoting.

Author: Ursula Gorham
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield, 2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This book examines the interrelationships between digital literacy, digital inclusion, and public policy, emphasizing the impacts of these policy decisions on the ability of individuals and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ursula Gorham
ISBN: 9781442250512 1442250518
OCLC Number: 1026767562
Description: 172 sidor ; 23.8 cm
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: The Historical Evolution of the Concepts of Human Rights and Social JusticeChapter 3: The Current State of Digital InclusionChapter 4: Libraries as Institutions Promoting Social Justice and Human RightsChapter 5: The Unspoken Roles of Libraries as Institutions of Social Justice and Human RightsChapter 6: Information Policies Related to Human Rights and Social JusticeChapter 7: Arsenals of Human Rights and Social JusticeChapter 8: From Fire, By Fire: Rights and Justice in Policy, Practice, and AdvocacyReferencesAbout the Authors

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