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Barrett, Jennifer

Museums and the Public Sphere

Barrett, Jennifer - Museums and the Public Sphere, ebook

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Museums and the Public Sphere investigates the role of museums around the world as sites of democratic public space.
  • Explores the role of museums around the world as sites of public discourse and democracy
  • Examines the changing idea of the museum in relation to other public sites and spaces, including community cultural centers, public halls and the internet
  • Offers a sophisticated portrait of the public, and how it is realized, invoked, and understood in the museum context
  • Offers relevant case studies and discussions of how museums can engage with their publics' in more complex, productive ways

Keywords: Museum & Heritage Studies, Public space, public discourse, museum history, museum theory, museology, tate modern, national museum of Australia

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
192 pages
Category
General Works
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781444327939
Printed ISBN
9781118274835

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