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The National Library Board of Singapore held its inaugural World Library Summit in April 2002. Entitled Global Knowledge Renaissance, it fielded a broad range of speakers from several information-related disciplines who shared ideas about new ways forward for knowledge technology. The main themes covered were 'Digital Civilisation and Knowledge Societies', 'People Connectivity and Cultural Entrepreneurship' and 'Knowledge Governance and Collaboration'. This collection of selected papers presented at the Summit has been compiled and organised into three sections: Emerging Convergences; Libraries in the Knowledge Society; Knowledge Strategies. This publication extends to readers the lively exchange which took place at the Summit and provides the basis for all knowledge professionals to work towards a true Global Knowledge Renaissance. 209pp.
Times Editions,Singapore, 2002, Paperback, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: . . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9812325212
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Inventory #13056
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Shea, Kevin
480pp.
Firefly Books, 2010, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781554076369
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Inventory #27688
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.13 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Bontemps, Arna
N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Fading to spine. Crease to top right corner. 331pp.
Beacon Press, 0, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0807054739
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Inventory #26257
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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73pp. N.B. Top edge of front cover slightly marked.
Wolseley Fine Arts, 1999, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 1900833112
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Inventory #24242
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Hastrup,Kirsten and Ulrich,George
Discrimination on the basis of race, gender or other ascribed group affiliations or individual identities is an all too well-known phenomenon. International instruments are invoked and refined to alter this situation, but often to little avail. In this volume, authors from across the globe explore the nature and forms of discrimination and seek to establish a new conceptual ground for addressing the issue. Toleration is often advocated as a remedy for discriminatory practices. In contrast to tolerance, which is seen as an attitude, toleration implies an active engaging of difference. In this volume, several authors address the inherent complexities of the notion itself, not least the implication of asymmetry between the tolerant and the tolerated. A central theme throughout the volume is the relative force of law and other areas of public concern in addressing the issues of both discrimination and toleration. From a wide range of legal, literary, anthropological, and philosophical perspectives, the authors also show how the role of the intellectual is vital in reshaping the discourse and in redirecting practices that may affirm the equal worth of all humans. 302pp.N.B.Slight fade mark at base of spine.
Kluwer Law International, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9041117113
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Inventory #15055
Price: £ 40.00 GBP ($ 51.60 approx. - € 44.20 approx.)
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