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Description - Museum Ethics by Gary Edson

Museum Ethics considers the theoretical and practical elements of ethical behaviour in relation to critical contemporary issues in museums. This discussion encompasses the procurement of artifacts, the rights of indigenous peoples, repatriation, the politics of display, the conservation of objects and the role of education, as well as the day-to-day management of a museum. All persons active in museum matters, whether custodian, curator, or trustee have an ethical obligation to the museum profession and the public. This volume will allow the professional and student to work towards a more responsible and responsive museum community.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415152907
ISBN-10: 0415152909
Format: Paperback
(246mm x 174mm x 16mm)
Pages: 308
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 8-May-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gary Edson

Gary Edson is Director of the renowned museum training program at Texas Tech University and a lecturer on its courses, as well as Executive Director of the large university museum. He has travelled extensively and has recently given museum-related training workshops in Ecuador and Paraguay. He is co-author of Handbook for Museums (1994), and editor of the International Directory of Museum Training (1995).

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