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Author Harris, V. S.

Title Archives and justice : a South African perspective / by Verne Harris ; with a foreword byTerry Cook.

Published Chicago : Society of American Archivists, c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Archives  027.0968 HARR    NOT FOR LOAN
Physical description xxviii, 447 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword: Archival music - Verne Harris and the cracks of memory / Terry Cook -- Introduction: Reaching for hospitality / Verne Harris -- Claiming less, delivering more : a critique of positivist formulations on archives in South Africa -- On (archival) odyssey(s) -- A shaft of darkness : Derrida in the archive -- Concerned with the writings of others : archival canons, discourses, and voices -- "Something is happening here and you don't know what it is" : Jacques Derrida unplugged -- Exploratory thoughts on current state archives service appraisal policy and the conceptual foundations of macro-appraisal -- Postmodernism and archival appraisal : seven theses -- Law, evidence, and electronic records : a strategic perspective from the global periphery -- Stories and names : archival description as narrating records and constructing meanings, with Wendy Duff -- The record, the archive, and electronic technologies in South Africa -- Redefining archives in South Africa : public archives and society in transition, 1990-1996 -- Knowing right from wrong : the archivist and the protection of people's rights -- Archives, identity, and place : a dialogue on what it (might) mean(s) to be an African archivist -- The archive is politics -- "A world whose horizon can only be justice" : toward a politics of recordmaking -- Toward a culture of transparency : public rights of access to official records in South Africa, with Christopher Merrett -- Contesting remembering and forgetting : the archive of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission -- "They should have destroyed more" : the destruction of public records by the South African state in the final years of apartheid, 1990-1994 -- Using the Promotion of access to information act (PAIA) : the case of the South African History Archive -- Unveiling South Africa's nuclear past -- Actualities : telling truths about the TRC archive.
Subject Archives -- Political aspects -- South Africa.
Archives -- Social aspects -- South Africa.
Archives -- South Africa -- Philosophy.
Social justice -- South Africa.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1989-1994.
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1994-
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1961-1994.
South Africa -- Social conditions -- 1994-
ISBN 1931666180 (alk. paper)