Theorizing museums : representing identity and diversity in a changing world /

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Other Authors: Macdonald, Sharon., Fyfe, Gordon.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Blackwell, 1996.
Series:Sociological review monograph ; 43.
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Table of Contents:
  • Theorizing museums : an introduction / Sharon Macdonald
  • Museums and globalization / Martin Prösler
  • How societies remember the past / John Urry
  • Museums as contested sites of remembrance : the Enola Gay affair / Vera Zolberg
  • Into the heart of irony : ethnographic exhibitions and the politics of difference / Henrietta Riegel
  • Seeing through solidity : a feminist perspective on museums / Gaby Porter
  • Decoding the visitor's gaze : rethinking museum visiting / Gordon Fyfe and Max Ross
  • The utopics of social ordering : Stonehenge as a museum without walls / Kevin Hetherington
  • Maintaining boundaries, or 'mainstreaming' black history in a white museum / Eric Gable
  • A Trojan horse at the Tate : theorizing the museum as agency and structure / Gordon Fyfe.