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Author Durrani, Shiraz.
Title Information and liberation : writings on the politics of information and librarianship / Shiraz Durrani.
Imprint Duluth, Minn. : Library Juice Press, 2008.

Author Durrani, Shiraz.
Subject Information policy -- Kenya.
Information policy -- Great Britain.
Library science -- Political aspects -- Kenya.
Library science -- Political aspects -- Great Britain.
Library science -- Social aspects -- Kenya.
Library science -- Social aspects -- Great Britain.
Information society -- Political aspects.
Libraries and society.
Add Title Information & liberation
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 345 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "A collection of the writings of Shiraz Durrani, British-Kenyan library science professor and political activist"--Provided by publisher.
Contents To inform is to liberate -- Setting the scene (1) : rocking the boat -- Veterinary information in Kenya (1979) -- Lessons in Kenyan librarianship : leadership, management and the library worker (1984) -- Rural information in Kenya (1985) -- Agricultural information services in Kenya and third world needs (1987) -- Libraries, communication & development in Kenya : the missing political factor (1990) -- Human rights and information in Kenya : a question of political power (1994) -- The mirage of democracy in Kenya (1994) -- Independence in Kenya and the lost opportunity (1998) -- Information relevance, equality and material security : the Kenyan experience (1998) -- Politics of information, information for politics -- Setting the scene (2) : a mere librarian doing research -- The politics of food (1983) -- The other Kenya : underground and alternative literature (1997) -- Information in Kenyan liberation struggle : facts and fiction (2000) -- Voices of resistance : underground publishing in Kenya, 1963-1998 -- Setting the scene (3) : no equality of conditions -- The search for social justice -- Black communities and information workers in search of social justice (1999) -- Combating racism in library and information services (2000) -- Struggle against racial exclusion in public libraries (2000) -- Equality : a service development approach (2000--SD, PJ) -- Mainstreaming equality, meeting needs (2003--SD/ES) -- Create a people-orientated public library service (2004) -- Creating a new library, creating a new library manager (2005) -- Comments on "new direction in social policy" (2005) -- The challenge for libraries in a multicultural society (2007) -- Politics of information and resistance -- Capitalism and socialism : has the contradiction been resolved? (1992) -- Returning a stare : people's struggles for political and social inclusion (2000) -- The professional is political : redefining the social role of public libraries (2004, SD-ES) -- The role of the Library Association (2007) -- Never be silent : launch, Nairobi (2006) -- Communications for liberation : launch of Never be silent, London (2006) -- Trade union movement in Kenya & their communications system (2006) -- Politics of information & knowledge in Africa (2007) -- Setting the scene (4) : need for active involvement -- Explaining the stand -- Three questions from bis (2001) -- Interview with Shiraz Durrani, 11th May 2004 (Anna Goulding) -- Breaking the culture of silence (2006) -- Three questions from bis (2006) -- Information activism -- Library Association motions on race and class (1996) -- Comprehensive and efficient : standards for modern public libraries, a response (2000) -- Progressive librarians & activists campaign to save CRE Library (2004) -- Study, teaching and learning -- The educational role of public libraries in combating racism and xenophobia (1999) -- Incorporating reflective learning-- in information management (2007) -- Learning by doing : lifelong learning through innovations projects at DASS (2007) -- Changing course content to meet changing needs (2007) -- Ideas into action -- The facts behind the Three Continents Liberation Collection (1993) -- The Black and Minority Ethnic Stock Group in Hackney libraries (1999) -- Young people in control (SD-DB, 2004) -- Quality Leaders Project-Youth : a search for a relevant information service (2005-06) -- Progressive librarianship in Africa : the PALIAct story (2006) -- Quality Leaders Project (Youth) : report 4 to PHF (2006) -- QLP-Y on a journey of a thousand kilometres (2007) -- Filling the youth shaped hole (2007) -- Book reviews -- Sturges, Paul and Neill, Richard (1990) : The quiet struggle. London : Mansell. (1991) -- Foreword to Kinyatti, Maina wa : Mother Kenya (1995) -- Libraries for all : a tool for change? (1999) -- Stop talking, start doing! (2000) -- Black perspective on history of libraries : a review article (2000) -- Review : framework of lost opportunities (2003) -- Organise, do not agonise.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781936117277 (electronic bk.)
1936117274 (electronic bk.)
9780980200409
0980200407
OCLC # 712061915
Additional Format Print version: Durrani, Shiraz. Information and liberation. Duluth, Minn. : Library Juice Press, 2008 9780980200409 (DLC) 2008042284 (OCoLC)231724510


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