• The Heritage of War book cover

    The Heritage of War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Gegner, Bart Ziino

    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,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-16
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics: Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Museum Ethics

    Redefining Ethics for the Twenty-First Century Museum, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet 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…

    Paperback – 2011-06-22

  • National Museums: New Studies from Around the World book cover

    National Museums

    New Studies from Around the World, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08

  • Re-Presenting Disability: Activism and Agency in the Museum book cover

    Re-Presenting Disability

    Activism and Agency in the Museum, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2010-01-27

  • Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice book cover

    Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights

    Intersections in Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Langfield, William Logan, Mairead Nic Craith

    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,…

    Paperback – 2009-11-30
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • The Social Work of Museums book cover

    The Social Work of Museums

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-11-25

  • Museum Materialities: Objects, Engagements, Interpretations book cover

    Museum Materialities

    Objects, Engagements, Interpretations, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-11-16

  • Heritage Studies: Methods and Approaches book cover

    Heritage Studies

    Methods and Approaches, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-09-17

  • Museums in a Troubled World: Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse? book cover

    Museums in a Troubled World

    Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse?, 1st Edition

    By Robert R. Janes

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-05-18
    Museum Meanings

  • Museum Informatics: People, Information, and Technology in Museums book cover

    Museum Informatics

    People, Information, and Technology in Museums, 1st Edition

    By Paul F. Marty, Katherine Burton Jones

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-01-07
    Routledge Studies in Library and Information Science

  • Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with 'Difficult Heritage' book cover

    Places of Pain and Shame

    Dealing with 'Difficult Heritage', 1st Edition

    Edited by William Logan, Keir Reeves

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-04
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

  • Intangible Heritage book cover

    Intangible Heritage

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laurajane Smith, Natsuko Akagawa

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-01
    Key Issues in Cultural Heritage

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