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A Companion to Museum Studies

Sharon Macdonald - 2011 - Business & Economics - Limited preview
A Companion to Museum Studies captures the multidisciplinary approach to the study of the development, roles, and significance of museums in contemporary society. Collects first-rate original essays by leading figures from a range of disciplines ...
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Museum Studies: An Anthology of Contexts

Bettina Messias Carbonell - 2012 - Art - Limited preview
Retaining the multidisciplinary focus of the critically acclaimed first edition, the new edition of "Museum Studies: An Anthology of Contexts" presents a comprehensive collection of approaches to museums and their relation to history, culture ...
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Museum Making: Narratives, Architectures, Exhibitions

Suzanne Macleod, Jonathan Hale - 2012 - Architecture - No preview available
Over recent decades, many museums, galleries and historic sites around the world have enjoyed an unprecedented level of large-scale investment in their capital infrastructure, in building refurbishments and new gallery displays. This period has ...
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Curating Architecture and the City

Sarah Chaplin, Alexandra Stara - 2009 - Architecture - No preview available
Striking a balance between theoretical investigations and case studies, this book addresses the collection, representation and exhibition of architecture and the built environment. International in scope, this collection investigates curation ...
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The Birth of the Museum: History, Theory, Politics

Tony Bennett - 1995 - Art - No preview available
In a series of richly detailed studies from Britain, Australia and North America, Bennett investigates how 19th and 20th century museums, fairs and exhibitions have organised their collections and their visitors.
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Museums and the Shaping of Knowledge

Eilean Hooper-Greenhill - 1992 - Education - No preview available
Drawing on numerous case studies, Hooper-Greenhill presents a critical survey of major changes in current assumptions about the nature of museums, and argues that museums are consciously organizing their spaces and collections to aid self-learning.
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Museums, Equality, and Social Justice

Richard Sandell - 2012 - Reference - No preview available
The last two decades have seen concerns for equality, diversity, social justice and human rights move from the margins of museum thinking and practice, to the core. The arguments – both moral and pragmatic – for engaging diverse audiences ...
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Museums, Society, Inequality

Richard Sandell - 2002 - Social Science - No preview available
Museums, Society, Inequality explores the wide-ranging social roles and responsibilities of the museum. It brings together international perspectives to stimulate critical debate, inform the work of practitioners and policy makers, and to advance ...
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Reshaping Museum Space

Suzanne Macleod - 2005 - Architecture - Limited preview
Reshaping Museum Space pulls together the views of an international group of museum professionals, architects, designers and academics highlights the complexity, significance and malleability of museum space, and provides reflections upon recent ...
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Learning in the Museum

George E. Hein - 1998 - Architecture - No preview available
Over the last 20 years, museum professionals have become increasingly aware of the educational role of museums and have begun to re-evaluate the relationship between museums and their visitors. Museum visits tend to be brief, infrequent events ...