9781476666334 (paperback) 1476666334 (paperback) 9781476627021 (eBook)
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-212) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Part I: The prison library in context : current and historic purposes and policies of prison libraries 1. Current and historic national policy 2. Current state policy 3. Literature on key issues in prison librarianship Part II: Neglect and disadvantage : the prison library as the forgotten field of librarianship 4. Court cases affecting the prisoner's right to read 5. Court cases affecting the prisoner's right of access to the courts 6. The neglected profession 7. The prisoner as the public library patron Part III: Research and discovery 8. Current policies in prison librarianship : an expanded survey 9. Prison librarianship in practice : interviews with prison librarians Conclusion : revisiting the role of the prison librarian Appendix A: Summary of state approaches to prison library services Appendix B: ALA advocacy policies Appendix C: List of citations on prison librarianship.
Z675.P8 C65 2017
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,