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Access to information and social justice critical research strategies for journalists, scholars, and activists by Jamie Brownlee

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Government information,
  • Access control,
  • Freedom of information,
  • Public records,
  • Social justice,
  • Research

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Jamie Brownlee and Kevin Walby
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJL86.P76 A23 2015
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 193 pages
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27207251M
ISBN 101894037677
ISBN 109781894037679
LC Control Number2015513972
OCLC/WorldCa916583274

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