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Author Byrne, Alex.

Title The politics of promoting freedom of information and expression in international librarianship : the IFLA/FAIFE Project / Alex Byrne
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2007


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Description xiv, 226 pages ; 23 cm
Series Libraries and librarianship--an international perspective ; no. 4
Libraries and librarianship--an international perspective ; no. 4
Contents A radical decision -- At the open table of ideas : the agency of libraries -- A haven of peace in a stormy world : the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions -- Uncertain beginnings : toward a recognition of human rights -- Adopting intellectual freedom as a cause : the development of FAIFE -- IFLA/FAIFE and the politics of action : from Cuba to Zimbabwe -- Defending the right to information : the touchstone of all the freedoms -- International organisations in transformation -- The politics of professional boundaries in the age of human rights -- Becoming socially aware, ethically motivated, and externally focused
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
International librarianship.
Freedom of information.
Freedom of expression.
Intellectual freedom.
LC no. 2007022006
ISBN 9780810860179 paperback alkaline paper
0810860171 paperback alkaline paper