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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Heritage Studies

    Methods and Approaches

    Edited by Marie Louise Stig Sørensen, John Carman

    This is the first volume specifically dedicated to the consolidation and clarification of Heritage Studies as a distinct field with its own means of investigation. It presents the range of methods that can be used and illustrates their application through case studies from different parts of the...

    Published September 16th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Museums in a Troubled World

    Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse?

    By Robert R. Janes

    Series: Museum Meanings

    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...

    Published May 17th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Museum Informatics

    People, Information, and Technology in Museums

    By Paul F. Marty, Katherine Burton Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

    Museum Informatics explores the sociotechnical issues that arise when people, information, and technology interact in museums. It is designed specifically to address the many challenges faced by museums, museum professionals, and museum visitors in the information society. It examines not only...

    Published January 6th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Places of Pain and Shame

    Dealing with 'Difficult Heritage'

    Edited by William Logan, Keir Reeves

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    Places of Pain and Shame is a cross-cultural study of sites that represent painful and/or shameful episodes in a national or local community’s history, and the ways that government agencies, heritage professionals and the communities themselves seek to remember, commemorate and conserve these cases...

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. Intangible Heritage

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Natsuko Akagawa

    Series: Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

    This volume examines the implications and consequences of the idea of ‘intangible heritage’ to current international academic and policy debates about the meaning and nature of cultural heritage and the management processes developed to protect it. It provides an accessible account of the different...

    Published November 30th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Heritage and Identity

    Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World

    Edited by Marta Anico, Elsa Peralta

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Heritage and Identity explores the complex ways in which heritage actively contributes to the construction and representation of identities in contemporary societies, providing a comprehensive account of the diverse conceptions of heritage and identity across different continents and cultures....

    Published November 25th 2008 by Routledge