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South Africa S Alternative Press

Author : Les Switzer
ISBN : 0521553512
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Collection of essays on the South African alternative press from the 1880s to the 1960s.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Alternative Press

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ISBN : UCSC:32106018270006
Genre : Alternative press collection
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Category: Alternative press collection

Encyclopedia Of Activism And Social Justice

Author : Gary L. Anderson
ISBN : 9781452265650
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 46.75 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes biographies of the major thinkers and leaders who have influenced and continue to influence the study of activism.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


Author : Jo A. Cates
ISBN : 1563083744
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 82.57 MB
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This critically annotated guide to reference literature of print and broadcast journalism features more than 800 descriptive and evaluative annotations. Nearly 90% of the entries are new or substantially revised, and there is a new chapter on commercial databases and Internet sources.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Intellectual Freedom And Social Responsibility In American Librarianship 1967 1974

Author : Toni Samek
ISBN : 0786450738
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Between 1967 and 1974, a number of librarians came together to push for change in the American Library Association. They soon prompted a majority of the profession to examine their role in the dissemination and preservation of culture and to ask basic questions about the terrain that the profession defends. A particular concern was the limitations to intellectual freedom (if any) that might arise in the pursuit of other perhaps equally worthy goals. The questions raised by this advocacy group were based on a relatively new concept of librarianly social responsibility that was partly an outgrowth of the civil rights and antiwar agitation of the period and partly a continuation of the proud traditions of the alternative press movement in the United States. The resulting dissension and turmoil exposed an inherent discrepancy not only between the rhetoric of ideals within the profession and the reality of practice but between librarians as agents of change—librarians’ having a social agenda—and professional “neutrality” or the provision of information for all sides without taking sides. These conflicts have never been resolved. The reader will find in this book a fully researched presentation of the years of ferment and political infighting that brought the issues into such sharp focus.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Business Research Handbook

Author : Shimpock
ISBN : 9780735552678
Genre : Law
File Size : 51.19 MB
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Business Research Handbook is the best strategic approach to research. It gives you ready-to-adapt strategies that streamline and focus your information search, complete with: Procedures that progressively sift and regroup your research decision points that allow you to evaluate which steps remain The most cost-effective ways to take advantage of today's electronic media resources Efficient ways to retrieve the information your search has located. Easy-to-adapt sample research strategies are found throughout the book to help you confidently and quickly conduct your research in unfamiliar areas. You will find that the Business Research Handbook is designed in a graphic, user-friendly format with easy-to-recognize icons as reference pointers, and extensive lists of sources and material to help you obtain the information you need to: Compile biographical information on key players or parties Investigate potential business partners or competitors Engage in marketing research Compile a company profile Locate expert witnesses and verify credentials And much more.
Category: Law

The Hmong 1987 1995

Author : J. Christina Smith
ISBN : 9780788138560
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 76.9 MB
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Contains 744 annotated print citations on the Hmong of S.E. Asia, the Miao of China, and the Hmong diaspora in the U.S., Australia, Canada, and French Guiana, with the majority pertaining to the Hmong experience in the U.S. Materials from 1987-1995 in the English language are included: books and book chapters, theses and dissertation, magazine and journal articles, published conference papers, and selected reports, government documents, and newspaper articles. Includes juvenile literature. Electronic resources are also covered. Bilingual materials are included if there is an English component. Exhaustive!
Category: Social Science

Imprinting The Sticks

Author : Bob Dickinson
ISBN : 1857422341
Genre : Underground press
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Surveys the examples and nature of underground publications beginning in the 1960s, with a distinct focus on Manchester. The topics include the underground press and consumerism, the rise of the community press in Manchester and Rochdale, the alternative press in the 1990s, the New Manchester Review and the events magazine ethos, Manchester's punk and post-punk press, and the underground and the comic strip. No index. Distributed in the US by Ashgate. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Underground press

South Africa S Resistance Press

Author : Les Switzer
ISBN : 9780896802131
Genre : History
File Size : 64.33 MB
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South Africa's Resistance Press is a collection of essays celebrating the contributions of scores of newspapers, newsletters, and magazines that confronted the state in the generation after 1960. These publications contributed in no small measure to reviving a mass movement inside South Africa that would finally bring an end to apartheid. This marginalized press had an impact on its audience that cannot be measured in terms of the small number of issues sold, the limited amount of advertising revenue raised, or the relative absence of effective marketing and distribution strategies. These journalists rendered communities visible that were too often invisible and provided a voice for those too often voiceless. They contributed immeasurably to broadening the concept of a free press in South Africa. The guardians of the new South Africa owe these publications a debt of gratitude that cannot be repaid.
Category: History

The Better World Handbook

Author : Ellis Jones
ISBN : 9781550923650
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 45.84 MB
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The definitive guide for people wanting to make a positive difference in the world. Specifically designed to reach people who normally would not consider themselves activists, The Better World Handbook is directed toward those who care about creating a more just, sustainable, and socially responsible world but don’t know where to begin. Substantially updated, this revised bestseller now contains more recent information on global problems, more effective actions, and many new resources.
Category: Business & Economics