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Author Nicholson, Karen P

Title The Politics of Theory and the Practice of Critical Librarianship
Published Sacramento, CA : Litwin Books, LLC, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (274 pages)
Contents Title Page; Contents; Foreword; Introduction; Librarianship and the Practicality Imperative; In Resistance to a Capitalist Past: Emerging Practices of Critical Libraria; "Ruthless Criticism of All that Exists": Marxism, Technology, and Library Work; Theory at Work: Rethinking our Practice; Making the Case for a Sociocultural Perspective on Information Literacy; Critical Systems Librarianship; Disability at Work: Libraries, Built to Exclude; Ordering Things; Indigenous Information Literacy: nêhiyaw Kinship Enabling Self-Care in Research; Theory and the iSchool
Envisioning a Critical Archival PedagogyReflections on Running a CritLIS Reading Group; Reflections on Resistance, Decolonization, and the Historical Trauma of Libraries and Academia; Critlib and Community; Critical Librarianship as an Academic Pursuit; Each According to THeir Ability: Zine Librarians Talking About THeir Community; Quantitative Researchers, Critical Librarians: Potential Allies in Pursuit of a Socially Just Prax; Interrogating the Collective: #Critlib and the Problem of Community; Author Biographies; Index
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Subject Academic libraries
Libraries and society
Library science -- Philosophy
Library science -- Social aspects
Social justice -- Libraries
Academic libraries.
Libraries and society.
Library science -- Philosophy.
Library science -- Social aspects.
Form Electronic book
Author Seale, Maura
ISBN 1634000757