Archives Power: Memory, Accountability, and Social Justice
Randall C. Jimerson
Chicago: Society of American Archivists, 2009
Grounded in historical and social theory, this analysis of the power of archives and the role of archivists in society calls for renewed emphasis on remembrance, evidence, and documentation as a means of securing open government, accountability, diversity, and social justice, within an archival ethics of professional and societal responsibility.
Read publicity blurbs for Archives Power
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword, by Peter J. Wosh
For ordering information visit www.archivists.org, or click here.
Discussing Archives Power: In early 2010 Kate Theimer of ArchivesNext organized a special blog for a group reading and discussion of Archives Power. This discussion raised some interesting questions and comments about the issues raised in the book. To read the discussion postings click here.