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- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Museums can work to reproduce ideologies and confirm the existing order of things, or as instruments of social reform. Yet objects in museums can exceed their designated roles as documents or specimens. In this wideranging and original book, Michelle Henning explores how historical and contemporary museums and exhibitions restage the relationship between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95
How, if it all, do museums shape the ways in which society understands difference? In recent decades there has been growing international interest amongst practitioners, academics and policy makers in the role that museums might play in confronting prejudice and promoting human rights and cross-cultural understanding. Museums in many parts of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
Combining research that stretches across all of the social sciences and international case studies, Elizabeth Crooke here explores the dynamics of the relationship between the community and the museum. Focusing strongly on areas such as Northern Ireland, South Africa, Australia and North America to highlight the complex issues faced by museums... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 50.95
This single-volume museum studies reference title explores the ways in which museums are shaped and configured and how they themselves attempt to shape and change the world around them. Written by a leading group of museum professionals and academics from around the world and including new research, the chapters reveal the diverse and subtle means... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
At the beginning of the 21st century museums are challenged on a number of fronts. The prioritisation of learning in museums in the context of demands for social justice and cultural democracy combined with cultural policy based on economic rationalism forces museums to review their educational purposes, redesign their pedagogies and account for their... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 72.00
Neil G. Kotler is the president of Kotler Museum and Cultural Marketing Consultants, Arlington, Virginia, and a former museum professional at the Smithsonian Institution. Philip Kotler is?the S.C. Johnson & Son Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management in Evanston, Illinois. Wendy I. Kotler... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 45.95
Are Museums Irrelevant? Museums are rarely acknowledged in the global discussion of climate change, environmental degradation, the inevitability of depleted fossil fuels, and the myriad local issues concerning the well-being of particular communities ? suggesting the irrelevance of museums as social institutions. At the same time, there is... more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 97.99
This all-in-one book provides information, strategies, and tips on museum education in the areas of volunteer management, docent training, tour development, teacher training, web technology, exhibits, working with families, programs and events, evaluation, collaboration with other institutions, and funding. more...