The social, political and cultural context of libraries in the twenty-first century: an overview

Jacob Wallis

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Abstract

This chapter provides an overview of the social, political and cultural context within which libraries operate. This context is evolving and requires reconceptualisation within a postmodern framework as advanced Western societies undergo a period of intense social change.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLibraries in the twenty-first century
Subtitle of host publicationCharting new directions in information services
EditorsStuart Ferguson
Place of PublicationWagga Wagga, Australia
PublisherCentre for Information Studies
Pages257-266
Number of pages10
Edition15
ISBN (Print)9781876938437
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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