• 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

  • Heritage and Identity: Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World book cover

    Heritage and Identity

    Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Anico, Elsa Peralta

    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.…

    Paperback – 2008-11-26
    Museum Meanings

  • Difficult Heritage: Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond book cover

    Difficult Heritage

    Negotiating the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Sharon Macdonald

    How does a city and a nation deal with a legacy of perpetrating atrocity? How are contemporary identities negotiated and shaped in the face of concrete reminders of a past that most wish they did not have? Difficult Heritage focuses on the case of Nuremberg – a city whose name is indelibly linked…

    Paperback – 2008-11-14

  • Museum Revolutions: How museums change and are changed book cover

    Museum Revolutions

    How museums change and are changed, 1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Knell, Suzanne MacLeod, Sheila Watson

    This single-volume museum studies reference title explores the ways in which museums are shaped and configured and how they themselves attempt to shape and change the world around them. Written by a leading group of museum professionals and academics from around the world and including new research…

    Paperback – 2007-08-30

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