Academe, Practice and the Public
Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology
As a discipline, Archaeology has developed rapidly over the last half-century. The increase in so-called ‘public archaeology,’ with its wide range of television programming, community projects, newspaper articles, and enhanced site-based interpretation has taken archaeology from a closed academic...
Published September 5th 2014 by Routledge
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
Strategies for K-12 Social Studies
Teaching History with Museums provides an introduction and overview of the rich pedagogical power of museums. In this comprehensive textbook, the authors show how museums offer a sophisticated understanding of the past and develop habits of mind in ways that are not easily duplicated in the...
Published December 13th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Issues in Heritage Management
Practical, inspiring and instructive, Education and the Historic Environment emphasizes the contribution to both education and heritage that results from a positive relationship between the two disciplines. Education and the Historic Environment examines evidence, case studies and chapters from a...
Published January 14th 2004 by Routledge
This book explores the relationship between social justice practices and the Arts in Education. It argues that social justice practices, at their best, should awaken our senses and the ability to imagine alternatives that can sustain the collective work necessary to challenge entrenched patterns...
Published March 12th 2014 by Routledge