Duff, A. (2014). The information society. In International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 83-89. Elsevier
Duff, A. (2014). Information. In The Encyclopedia of Political Thought, 1833-1835. Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/9781118474396.wbept0511
It is safe to say that information has not hitherto been a central concept of political philosophy. Apart from occasional flashes – from ancient Greek speculations on the poli...
Duff, A. (2011). A normative theory of the Information society. Routledge
Duff, A. (2009). Daniel Bell's theory of the information society. In B. Smart (Ed.), Post-Industrial Society, 201-232. Sage
Daniel Bell is recognised to be the foremost writer on the information society. The paper expounds his writings in detail, showing their development from the 1960s to the 1990...
Duff, A. (2009). The information society. In S. H. Priest (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication, 397-400. Sage
Duff, A. (2009). The age of access? Information policy and social progress. In S. Papathanassopoulos, & R. Negrine (Eds.), Communications Policy: Theories and Issues, 49-64. Palgrave Publishers
Duff, A., & Melville, R. (2008). Ethical messages: R H. Tawney confronts the information age. In R. Keeble (Ed.), Communication Ethics Today, 125-133. Troubador Publishing
This chapter sets ethical thinker R H Tawney in context as a dissident son of the British establishment. We explore the roots of his politics in philosophical idealism and rel...
Duff, A. (2008). Information liberation? The relations of freedom and knowledge in social-democratic thought. In N. Stehr (Ed.), Knowledge and Democracy: a 21st Century Perspective, 199-215. Transaction Publishers
Duff, A. (2008). Documentation and utopia: Fabian anticipations of the information society. In W. B. Rayward (Ed.), European Modernism and the Information Society, 185-199. Ashgate
Duff, A. (2007). R. H. Tawney. In International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 271-272. Macmillan Reference USA
Duff, A. (2005). Informatisation: libraries and the exploitation of electronic information services. In A. Black, & P. Hoare (Eds.), The Cambridge History of Libraries in Britain and Ireland: 1850-2000, 627-638. Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CHOL9780521780971.051
Modern librarianship has been shaped by many factors, socio-cultural, political, economic and demographic, but there is a strong case – although not necessarily a technologica...
Duff, A. (2004). For a new nanny state: the role of national information services in post-industrial societies. In T. Mendina, & J. J. Britz (Eds.), Information Ethics in the Electronic Age: Current Issues in Africa and the World, 155-162. McFarland & Company
Duff, A. (2003). Social democracy and information media policy. In B. Rockenbach, T. Mendina, & S. Almagno (Eds.), Ethics and Electronic Information: A Festschrift for Stephen Almagno, 154-165. McFarland & Co