The Resource Museums and their communities, edited by Sheila Watson

Museums and their communities, edited by Sheila Watson

Label
Museums and their communities
Title
Museums and their communities
Statement of responsibility
edited by Sheila Watson
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Using case studies drawn from all areas of museum studies: history, anthropology and archaeology, Museums and their Communities explores the museums as a site of representation, identity and memory, and considers how it can influence its community. Focusing on the museum as an institution, and its social and cultural setting, Sheila Watson examines how museums use their roles as informers and educators to empower, or ignore, communities. Looking at the current debates about the role of the museum, she considers contested values in museum functions and examines provision, power, ownership, resp
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
069
Index
index present
LC call number
AM7
LC item number
.M8825 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Leicester readers in museum studies
Label
Museums and their communities, edited by Sheila Watson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Museums and their communities / Sheila Watson -- The museum and the public / Stephen Weil -- "Play it again, Sam" : reflections on a new museology / Marjorie M. Halpin -- Place exploration : museums, identity, community / Peter Davis -- Interpretive communities, strategies, and repertoires / Eilean Hooper-Greenhill -- Museums and the combating of social inequality : roles, responsibilities, resistance / Richard Sandell -- Museums for "the people"? / Josie Appleton -- A quest for identity / Nelson Graburn -- "A place for all of us"? : museums and communities / Andrea Witcomb -- From treasure house to museum-- and back / Moira Simpson -- Exhibitions of power and powers of exhibition : an introduction to the politics of display / Sharon Macdonald -- Nuclear reactions : the (re)presentation of Hiroshima at the National Air and Space Museum / Timothy W. Luke -- The postmodern exhibition : cut on the bias, or is Enola Gay a verb? / Steven C. Dubin -- Sachsenhausen : a flawed museum / Roger Bordage -- Representing diversity and challenging racism : the Migration Museum / Viv Szekeres -- Collection, repatriation, and identity / Cressida Fforde -- Yours, mine, or ours? : conflicts between archaeologists and ethnic groups / Joe Watkins -- Canadian museums and the representation of culture in a multicultural nation / George F. Macdonald and Stepehen Alsford -- Museums as agents for social and political change / Dawn Casey -- Museums, communities, and the politics of heritage in Northern Ireland / Elizabeth Crooke -- Regenerating identity : repatriation and the Indian frame of mind / Richard W. Hill, Sr. -- Identity and community : a look at four Latino museums / Herlinda Zamora -- Minorities and fine-arts museums in the United States / Peter C. Marzio -- The peopling of London Project / Nick Merriman -- Inspiration Africa! : using tangible and intangible heritage to promote social inclusion amongst young people with disabilities / Viv Golding -- Memory experience : the forms and functions of memory / Barbara Misztal -- Exhibiting memories / Steven Lubar -- Past tense / Peter Beresford -- The exhibition that speaks for itself : oral history and museums / Anna Green -- Contesting "local" commemoration of the Second World War : the case of the Changi Chapel and Museum in Singapore / Hamzah Muzaini and Brenda S.A. Yeoh -- Collective amnesia and the mediation of painful pasts : the representation of France in the Second World War / Kevin Walsh -- Victims remembered / Tiffany Jenkins -- The Holocaust Museum concept / Terence Duffy -- Mapping the memories : politics, place, and identity in the District Six Museum, Cape Town / Charmaine McEachern -- State authority and the public sphere : ideas on the changing role of the museum as a Canadian social institution / Susan Ashley -- Museums : constructing a public culture in the global age / Annette van den Bosch -- Money, power, and the history of art : whose money? Whose power? Whose art history? / James Cuno -- Museums and source communities / Laura Peers and Alison K. Brown -- Archaeology and the Vanua development in Fiji / Andrew Crosby -- Kist and tell / Matt Barnard
Control code
ocn174265297
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiii, 568 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780203944752
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b30557793
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)174265297
  • pebcl0203944755

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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