หนังสือใหม่: Information and liberation

Library Juice แนะนำหนังสือใหม่ชื่อ Information and liberation: Writings on the politics of information and librarianship โดย Shiraz Durrani ถึงแม้จะเป็นมุมมองฝั่งอังกฤษ + แอฟริกา แต่น่าหามาอ่าน หนังสือจะออกจำหน่ายช่วงฤดูใบไม้ร่วงปีนี้

… Durrani’s approach differs in that he seeks to link information liberation with active struggles for economic and social justice for all. A theme that runs throughout the book is that the struggle for information equality needs to be waged as part of a struggle against capitalist exploitation of human and natural resources. The theme is based on an assumption that “people have the right to the information they need.” The role of librarians and information activists is seen as one of providing relevant information to people as their basic human right. For this to happen, information workers and activists need to be empowered – or to empower themselves – to develop systems that meet the needs of their communities. …

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