Museums, Society, Inequality
Edited by Richard Sandell
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Museums, Society, Inequality by Richard Sandell
Book DescriptionMuseums, Society, Inequality explores the wide-ranging social roles and responsibilities of the museum. It brings together international perspectives to stimulate critical debate, inform the work of practitioners and policy makers, and to advance recognition of the purpose, responsibilities and value to society of museums. Museums, Society, Inequality examines the issues and: * offers different understandings of the social agency of the museum * presents ways in which museums have sought to engage with social concerns, and instigate social change * imagines how museums might become more useful to society in future. This book is essential for all museum academics, practitioners and students.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415260602
(245mm x 170mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 24-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Richard Sandell
Museums, Equality and Social Justice, Paperback (April 2012)
This volume reflects on and informs debates in museum research, policy and practice. It brings together research to explore the ways in which museums, galleries and heritage organizations are engaging with the fast-changing equalities terrain and the shifting politics of identity at global, national and local levels.
Re-Presenting Disability, Paperback (January 2010)
This title 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.
Museum Management and Marketing, Paperback (February 2007)
Drawing together articles on theoretical and practice-based developments in the field, this book investigates the linked areas of management and marketing in the museum. The articles deal with the museum context of management and how marketing and management practices must take account of the specifics of the museum and the not-for-profit ethos.
Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by Richard Sandell
Draws on case studies and an array of international examples presenting a contribution of the significant role that museums can play in confronting prejudice and cross-cultural understanding.
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Author Biography - Richard Sandell
Richard Sandell is Lecturer in Museum Studies at the University of Leicester and Research Associate of RCMG (Research Centre for Museums and Galleries)
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