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This paper by John Vincent begins by discussing the history of debates around “political correctness” in public libraries, notably in relation...

This volume includes the analysis of the survey of public library authorities carried out in Autumn 1999; the eight case...

This volume “[…] reviews the context of social exclusion and the nature of theproblems facing public libraries and other public...

This paper surveys library provision for children and young people, and concludes that public libraries need to tackle social exclusion...

This paper explores implications of the social exclusion debate for the public library, concluding that a wide range of policy...

This paper by Shiraz Durrani discusses racism in the UK, relating it to both social and economic exclusion, and to social...

This paper by John Vincent and Rebecca Linley gives a gender perspective on social exclusion and public libraries, reviewing evidence...

This paper by Rebecca Linley considers ways in which disabled people are excluded in society and then reviews public library...

This paper by Martin Dutch gives an overview of the impact of social exclusion on national and local government policies since...

This paper by Dave Muddiman examines how disadvantaged groups, communities and individuals use and perceive the public library. Open to...