Bibliotheken und Politik

Rumpf, Louise
November 2014
Bibliotheksdienst;Nov2014, Vol. 48 Issue 12, p955
Trade Publication
In libraries, politics is wrongly regarded as unpopular. This paper shows why politics is a relevant and legitimate field of action for libraries. It gives examples from German libraries and explains within which institutional bounds ( polity) libraries move as acting and receiving parties in politics. The common political goals and interests of libraries ( policies) are represented as well as the peculiarities of library-related political decision-making processes ( politics).


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