Museum and Heritage Studies

New and Key Titles 2014

Welcome to the 2014 Museum & Heritage Studies Catalogue.

This year sees the publication of some great new research on a variety of diverse areas, from displaced objects to climate change, which we have collected for you to view here.

Elsewhere in the catalogue you will find our new and key titles are arranged by series and theme, and these can be accessed using the links on the left hand side.

Remember, many of our titles:

Are available as complimentary exam copies for instructors
• Can be recommended to your university librarians
• Feature our view inside function, where you can view sample pages
• Are accompanied with companion websites that contain extra content and resources

We hope you enjoy using this catalogue and if you have any queries or comments please get in touch. Contact details can be found below the contents list on the left.

Best Wishes,

Routledge Museum & Heritage Studies
 

  1. Museums and the Paradox of Change

    3rd Edition

    By Robert R. Janes

    Museums throughout the world are under increasing pressure in the wake of the 2008/2009 economic recession and the many pressing social and environmental issues that are assuming priority. The major focus of concern in the global museum community is the sustainability of museums in light of these...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Critical Practice

    Artists, museums, ethics

    By Janet Marstine

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Critical Practice: Artists, Museums, Ethics is an ambitious work that blurs the boundaries among art history, museum studies, political science and applied ethics. It takes an interdisciplinary approach to represent key developments in institutional critique as they impact museums. The book...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Museum as Process

    Translating Local and Global Knowledges

    Edited by Raymond Silverman

    Series: Museum Meanings

    The museum has become a vital strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to knowledges produced in local settings. Museum as Process presents community-engaged "culture work" of a group of scholars whose collaborative projects consider the social spaces between the museum and community...

    Published August 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Museums and Migration

    History, Memory and Politics

    Edited by Laurence Gourievidis

    Series: Museum Meanings

    Recent decades have seen migration history and issues increasingly featured in museums. Museums and Migration explores the ways in which museum spaces - local, regional, national - have engaged with the history of migration, including internal migration, emigration and immigration. It presents the...

    Published June 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Museum Architecture

    A New Biography

    By Suzanne MacLeod

    Recent decades have witnessed an explosion of museum building around the world and the subsequent publication of multiple texts dedicated to the subject. Museum Architecture: A new biography focuses on the stories we tell of museum buildings in order to explore the nature of museum architecture and...

    Published March 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Memorylands

    Heritage and Identity in Europe Today

    By Sharon Macdonald

    Memorylands is an original and fascinating investigation of the nature of heritage, memory and understandings of the past in Europe today. It looks at how Europe has become a ’memoryland’ – littered with material reminders of the past, such as museums, heritage sites and memorials; and at how this...

    Published April 1st 2013 by Routledge

  7. Post Critical Museology

    Theory and Practice in the Art Museum

    By Andrew Dewdney, David Dibosa, Victoria Walsh

    Post-Critical Museology considers what the role of the public and the experience of audiences means to the everyday work of the art museum. It does this from the perspectives of the art museum itself as well as from the visitors it seeks. Through the analysis of material gathered from a major...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Museum Making

    Narratives, Architectures, Exhibitions

    Edited by Suzanne Macleod, Laura Hourston Hanks, Jonathan Hale

    Series: Museum Meanings

    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 also seen the creation of countless new purpose-built...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge