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Communicating Ideas: The Politics of Scholarly Publishing

By: Horowitz, Irving Louis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: TRANSACTION PUBL:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0887388981

ISBN: 0887388981

Condition: USED


Communicating Ideas is the first attempt to place publishing in America in its political and commercial setting. The book addresses the political implications of scholarly communication in the era of the new computerized technology. Horowitz does so by examining classic problems of political theory in the context of property rights versus the presumed right to know, and the special strains involved in publishing as a business versus information as a public trust Offering a knowledgeable and insightful view of publishing in America and abroad, this book makes an important contribution to th... View more info