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Towards racial justice in public libraries

Margaret Kendall

Towards racial justice in public libraries

the role of in-service training and staff development.

by Margaret Kendall

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Published .
Written in English


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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Library and Information Studies.
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Open LibraryOL13908301M

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Day two will give us the chance to learn about successful racial equity initiatives and develop action plans to catalyze or strengthen equity work in our organizations and communities.” Read more Author Lisa Gieskes Posted on J Categories government, law-and-social-policy, library-and-info-science, social-exclusion-and-inclusion.   In every society criminal justice plays a key role establishing social control and maintaining the hegemony of the dominant economic classes. The contributors to this anthology argue that the differential treatment of people of colour and First Nations peoples is due to systemic racism within all levels of the criminal justice system, which Price: $

The New Yorker writer Susan Orlean’s most recent book, called simply The Library Book, begins with a personal love song to the subject before diving into the rich, troubled history of the Los Angeles Public Library and its iconic building in downtown L.A. In , the photographer Robert Dawson published a book-length photographic essay that. Public libraries across the country readily embrace their role as centers for democracy and civic participation. But what role should libraries play in advancing social justice and addressing persistent racial inequities? When it comes to community transformation, how can a social justice lens and racial equity tools guide us to be more engaged and inclusive at all levels of.


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Prior to becoming a librarian, she spent eight years in the nonprofit sector organizing for racial and economic justice. Bending Toward Justice is a dramatic and compulsively readable account of a key moment in our long national struggle for equality, related by an author who played a major role in these events.

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