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Prison Librarianship Policy and Practice (Paperback) (Suzanna Conrad)

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Conrad discusses policies surrounding prison libraries. The first chapter explores the history of prison libraries, the reason they came into existence and those first policies of use. The second part of the text examines several court cases that have affected use and policy, for good or ill. Many of the cases concern the intellectual rights of prisoners, intellectual rights being one of the cornerstones of a library system's existence. The third part discusses current library policy and presents interviews with prison librarians. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines, Social Science
Format: Paperback
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
Author: Suzanna Conrad
Language: English
Street Date: December 4, 2016
TCIN: 51496637
UPC: 9781476666334
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-3590
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