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  1. The Thing about Museums

    Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation

    Edited by Sandra Dudley, Amy Jane Barnes, Jennifer Binnie, Julia Petrov, Jennifer Walklate

    The Things about Museums constitutes a unique, highly diverse collection of essays unprecedented in existing books in either museum and heritage studies or material culture studies. Taking varied perspectives and presenting a range of case studies, the chapters all address objects in the context of...

    Published August 30th 2011 by Routledge

  2. The Heritage of War

    Edited by Martin Gegner, Bart Ziino

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    The Heritage of War is an interdisciplinary study of the ways in which heritage is mobilized in remembering war, and in reconstructing landscapes, political systems and identities after conflict. It examines the deeply contested nature of war heritage in a series of places and contexts,...

    Published August 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics

    Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum

    Edited by Janet C. Marstine

    Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics is a theoretically informed reconceptualization of museum ethics discourse as a dynamic social practice central to the project of creating change in the museum. Through twenty-seven chapters by an international and interdisciplinary group of academics and...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  4. Exhibiting Madness in Museums

    Remembering Psychiatry Through Collection and Display

    Edited by Catharine Coleborne, Dolly MacKinnon

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    While much has been written on the history of psychiatry, remarkably little has been written about psychiatric collections or curating. Exhibiting Madness in Museums offers a comparative history of independent and institutional collections of psychiatric objects in Australia, New Zealand, Canada...

    Published June 21st 2011 by Routledge

  5. National Museums

    New Studies from Around the World

    Edited by Simon Knell, Peter Aronsson, Arne Bugge Amundsen

    National Museums is the first book to explore the national museum as a cultural institution in a range of contrasting national contexts. Composed of new studies of countries that rarely make a showing in the English-language studies of museums, this book reveals how these national museums have been...

    Published November 7th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections

    The Crisis of Cultural Authority

    By Tiffany Jenkins

    Series: Routledge Research in Museum Studies

    Since the late 1970s human remains in museum collections have been subject to claims and controversies, such as demands for repatriation by indigenous groups who suffered under colonization. These requests have been strongly contested by scientists who research the material and consider it unique...

    Published October 20th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Re-Presenting Disability

    Activism and Agency in the Museum

    Edited by Richard Sandell, Jocelyn Dodd, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

    Re-Presenting Disability addresses issues surrounding disability representation in museums and galleries, a topic which is receiving much academic attention and is becoming an increasingly pressing issue for practitioners working in wide-ranging museums and related cultural organisations. This...

    Published January 26th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights

    Intersections in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Michele Langfield, William Logan, Mairead Nic Craith

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    This theoretically innovative anthology investigates the problematic linkages between conserving cultural heritage, maintaining cultural diversity, defining and establishing cultural citizenship, and enforcing human rights. It is the first publication to address the notions of cultural diversity,...

    Published November 29th 2009 by Routledge

  9. The Social Work of Museums

    By Lois H. Silverman

    Museums may not seem at first glance to be engaged in social work. Yet, Lois H. Silverman brings together here relevant visitor studies, trends in international practice, and compelling examples that demonstrate how museums everywhere are using their unique resources to benefit human relationships...

    Published November 24th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Museum Materialities

    Objects, Engagements, Interpretations

    Edited by Sandra Dudley

    This is an innovative interdisciplinary book about objects and people within museums and galleries. It addresses fundamental issues of human sensory, emotional and aesthetic experience of objects. The chapters explore ways and contexts in which things and people mutually interact, and raise...

    Published November 15th 2009 by Routledge