• Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices book cover

    Science Museums in Transition

    Unheard Voices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hooley McLaughlin, Judy Diamond

    Science Museums in Transition: Unheard Voices considers how museums can adapt their exhibits, programs, and organizational structures to the diversity of ideas, people, and cultures that speak to modern science. This collection contains individual expressions by museum insiders addressing a range…

    Hardback – 2019-09-03
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef: Aesthetics, Heritage, and the Senses book cover

    Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef

    Aesthetics, Heritage, and the Senses, 1st Edition

    By Celmara Pocock

    Visitor Encounters with the Great Barrier Reef explores how visitor encounters have shaped the history and heritage of the Reef. Moving beyond the visual aesthetic significance, the book highlights the importance of multi-sensuous experiences in understanding the region as a UNESCO World Heritage…

    Hardback – 2019-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • A Museum in Public: Revisioning Canada’s Royal Ontario Museum book cover

    A Museum in Public

    Revisioning Canada’s Royal Ontario Museum, 1st Edition

    By Susan L.T. Ashley

    Not satisfied with the assertion that museums have taken great strides in becoming representative, relevant and open in their preoccupations, A Museum in Public contends that the supposedly public nature of their institutional role continues to be a rhetorical one. This book critically examines…

    Hardback – 2019-08-20
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

  • Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations: Deep Cities book cover

    Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations

    Deep Cities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kalliopi Fouseki, Torgrim Sneve Guttormsen, Grete Swensen

    Heritage and Sustainable Urban Transformations introduces the concept of ‘deep cities’, a novel approach to the understanding and management of sustainable historic cities that will advance knowledge about how the long-term, temporal and transformative character of urban heritage can be better…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Securing Urban Heritage: Agents, Access, and Securitization book cover

    Securing Urban Heritage

    Agents, Access, and Securitization, 1st Edition

    Edited by Heike Oevermann, Eszter Gantner

    Securing Urban Heritage considers the impact of securitization on access to urban heritage sites. Demonstrating that symbolic spaces such as these have increasingly become the location of choice for the practice and performance of contemporary politics in the last decade, the book shows how this…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Dimensions of Heritage and Memory: Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis book cover

    Dimensions of Heritage and Memory

    Multiple Europes and the Politics of Crisis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Whitehead, Susannah Eckersley, Mads Daugbjerg, Gönül Bozoğlu

    Dimensions of Heritage and Memory is a landmark contribution on the politics of the past in Europe today. The book explores the meanings of heritage in a time of crisis, when the past permeates social and political divisions, identity contests and official projects to forge a European community.…

    Hardback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • Rethinking Research in the Art Museum book cover

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum

    1st Edition

    By Emily Pringle

    Rethinking Research in the Art Museum presents an original and radical perspective on how research can function as an agent of change in art museums today. The book analyses a range of art organisations and draws on numerous interviews with museum professionals to outline the limitations of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26
    Routledge

  • Exhibitions for Social Justice book cover

    Exhibitions for Social Justice

    1st Edition

    By Elena Gonzales

    Exhibitions for Social Justice assesses the state of curatorial work for social justice in the Americas and Europe today. Analyzing best practices and new curatorial work to support all those working on exhibitions, Gonzales expounds curatorial practices that lie at the nexus of contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22
    Routledge
    Museum Meanings

  • Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe after 1989 book cover

    Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe after 1989

    1st Edition

    By Katarzyna Jagodzińska

    Museums and Centers of Contemporary Art in Central Europe is a comprehensive study of the ecosystem of art museums and centers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Focusing on institutions founded after 1989, the book analyses a thirty-year boom in art exhibition space in these…

    Hardback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices book cover

    European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices

    1st Edition

    Edited by Areti Galani, Rhiannon Mason, Gabi Arrigoni

    European Heritage, Dialogue and Digital Practices focuses on the intersection of heritage, dialogue and digital culture in the context of Europe. Responding to the increased emphasis on the potential for heritage and digital technologies to foster dialogue and engender communitarian identities in…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge
    Critical Heritages of Europe

  • The Reflective Museum Practitioner: Expanding Practice in Science Museums book cover

    The Reflective Museum Practitioner

    Expanding Practice in Science Museums, 1st Edition

    By Laura W. Martin, Lynn Uyen Tran, Doris B. Ash

    The Reflective Museum Practitioner explores a range of expansive and creative ways in which the concept of “reflective practice” has been applied in the informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning environments of museums and zoos. It seeks to demonstrate how such a…

    Paperback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge

  • Global Trends in Museum Diplomacy: Post-Guggenheim Developments book cover

    Global Trends in Museum Diplomacy

    Post-Guggenheim Developments, 1st Edition

    By Natalia Grincheva

    Global Trends in Museum Diplomacy traces the transformation of museums from publicly or privately funded heritage institutions into active players in the economic sector of culture. Exploring how this transformation reconfigured cultural diplomacy, the book argues that museums have become…

    Hardback – 2019-07-02
    Routledge
    Museums in Focus

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