Libraries by the people, for the people : living libraries and their potential to enhance social justice

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Stewart, Kristine N.; Richardson, Benjamin E.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, London Metropolitan University
  • Subject: dewey320 | dewey020

This think piece examines the benefits of living libraries and how their implementation carries the potential to enhance concepts pertaining to social justice from both a local and global perspective. A living library, in its most rudimentary form, provides an opportuni... View more
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