ERIC Number: EJ584212
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Mapping Beyond Dewey's Boundaries: Constructing Classificatory Space for Marginalized Knowledge Domains.
Olson, Hope A.
Library Trends, v47 n2 p233-54 Fall 1998
Describes the construction of classification and discusses the development of spatial imagery as a metaphorical mechanism with the ability to discover the processes by which powerful and privileged discourses shape information and with the potential to inform change. Presents a theoretical framework based on spatial conceptions in the context of a specific project involving Dewey Decimal Classification. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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