Archives, Recordkeeping, and Social Justice

IntroductionIntroductionArchival social justiceArchival social justice impact: originsConstructing new narratives of archival social justice impactConclusionReferencesDefining the relationship between archives and social justiceIntroductionSocial justice in historical and contemporary perspectiveFraming social justiceDefining social justiceThe rise of archival social justiceConclusionNotesReferencesMethodologies for archival impact studiesIntroductionDefinitionsHistory of evaluationTypes of archival impactEducational impactEconomic impactSocial impactAffective impactCritiques of experimental methodsCritiques of impact measures in LISNarrative methodologiesTheoretical constructs of evaluationNoteReferencesSECTION 2: Preface to section 2: categorisations and patterns in the case studiesArchives, records, and land restitution in South AfricaIntroductionBackgroundReviewing the numbersRestitution and social justiceRecords and archivesArchival roles and responsibilitiesConclusionNoteReferences“Hang onto these words”: Indigenous title and the social meanings of archival custody“All I want to know is who I am”: archival justice for Australian care leaversThe quest for recordsCare leaver campaigning for social and archival justiceResponses from the Australian archival and recordkeeping communityFind and Connect Web ResourceFind and Connect access principles and best practice guidelinesEvaluating the social justice impact of the Find and Connect ProgramConclusionCodaNotesReferencesJustice for the 96!: the impact of archives in the fight for justice for the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disasterIntroductionMethodsHillsborough disasterRescue operationsAccusing the victimsInquiries, inquests, investigations, and trialsFindingsThe Taylor inquiryCoroner’s inquestsThe challengesStuart-Smith scrutinyHillsborough independent panelThe emergency responseThe Coroner’s inquest and the 3:15 pm cut offThe police statementsThe mediaThe impactWhat was different about the Hillsborough independent panelTime had passedFrame of referenceRecordsInformation access and the digital archivesPeople who could find and interpret the recordsThe people who fought for justiceConclusionNoteReferencesSocial justice and historical accountability in Latin America: access to the records of the truth commissions in ChileIntroductionControl and access to archives in post-dictatorial societies in Latin AmericaThe Chilean transition and access to archivesTransitional justice and archival advocacyLondres 38, espacio de memorias and No Más Archivos SecretosDesclasificación PopularConclusionNotesReferencesDocumenting the fight for the city: the impact of activist archives on anti-gentrification campaignsIntroductionThe archival turn in activismThe 56a Infoshop archiveActivist archiving within an anti-gentrification campaignForming an anti-gentrification archiveMobilising the archive in the public sphereThe social justice impact of anti-gentrification archivesNoteReferencesSocial justice struggles for rights, equality, and identity: The role of lesbian and gay archivesShared heritage, archives, and social movementsSocial justice struggles and the emergence of lesbian and gay archivesConclusion: Lesbian and gay archives and public historyNotesReferencesSocial justice and hearing voices: co-constructing an archive of mental health recoveryCo-constructing the mental health recovery archiveAndrew’s perspective on creating the archiveStuart’s perspective on creating the archiveDolly’s perspectivePeter’s perspectiveAnna’s perspectiveChallenging the psychiatric narrative: some contextual framing for the mental health recovery archiveThe formation of the psychiatric narrativeChallenges to the psychiatric narrative through the rise of social movementsThe difference made by activist challenge to the psychiatric narrativeConstituting archives testifying to lived experienceConclusionsNotesReferencesArchives “act back”: re-configuring Palestinian archival constellations and visions of social justiceIntroductionUnhinging modernity’s sovereign archivesArchival formation and deployment“Buried treasure" and “archival rain drops”Discoveries andlas destinySovereign and popular archival cosmologiesActivated archivesMeta archival efficaciesArchival “acting back” in the occupied territories“Old” inland “new” archival constellationsBeyond “rights cultures”—archives and/as social repairSovereign rites of passagePopular rites of social repairVanguards and whose justice, whose cure?AcknowledgementsNotesReferencesConclusion
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