Progressive Librarian Issue no. 18, Summer, 2001

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ARTICLES

A Political Economy of Librarianship?
by William F. Birdsall, page 1

Intellectual Property: A Historical Perspective on the Commodification of Information
by Darcy Sharman, page 9

Reading in the Age of Global Media
by Mark Crispin Miller, page 18

Response to Miller
by John Buschman, page 24

The WTO and the Threat to Libraries
by Fiona Hunt, page 29

Potential Unexploited: Public Libraries and Adult Literacy
by Jennifer Cram, page 40

"Inside" Censorship
by Sanford Berman, page 48

FROM THE ALTERNATIVES LIBRARY

Taking it to the Streets
by Lynn Andersen, page 64

DOCUMENTS

Report on the 66th IFLA General Conference, Jerusalem, 13-18 August 2000
by Al Kagan, page 67

Circle of Studies about Political Librarianship - Mexico
page 70

Program for International Progressive Librarianship
by Mark Rosenzweig, page 71

LINK: Network for North-South Library Development
page 72

Recommendations for Action in Implementing ALA's "Library Services for the Poor" Resolution
page 74

BOOK REVIEWS

The Dismissal of Ruth Brown: Civil Rights, Censorship and the American Library, br Louise Robbins
Reviewed by Zoia Horn, page 78

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS, page 73