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Library

Abstract/Excerpt

This chapter explores the ways in which the feminine-coded qualities of librarianship and the "feminization" of library work may be aligned with (re)asserting an agenda for libraries that builds from a foundation of serving the public good and of social responsibility.

Document Type

Chapter

Book Title

Feminists Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership

Editors

Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi

Series Title

Gender and Sexuality in Information Studies

Publisher

Library Juice Press

Place of Publication

Sacramento, CA

Publication Date

10-2017

Pages

67-89

ISBN

978-1-63400-027-7

Keywords

library leadership, feminism, feminist theory, ethic of care, maintenance

Disciplines

Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

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Embracing the Feminization of Librarianship

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