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Museum and Gallery Studies : The Basics - by Rhiannon Mason & Alistair Robinson (Paperback)

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Museum and Gallery Studies: The Basics is an accessible guide for the student approaching Museum and Gallery Studies for the first time. Taking a global view, it covers the key ideas, approaches and contentious issues in the field. Balancing theory and practice, the book address important questions such as:

  • What are museums and galleries?
  • Who decides which kinds of objects are worthy of collection?
  • How are museums and galleries funded?
  • What ethical concerns do practitioners need to consider?
  • How is the field of Museum and Gallery Studies developing?

This user-friendly text is an essential read for anyone wishing to work within museums and galleries, or seeking to understand academic debates in the field.

Number of Pages: 236
Genre: Social Science
Series Title: Basics
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Rhiannon Mason & Alistair Robinson
Language: English
Street Date: December 7, 2017
TCIN: 52281616
UPC: 9780415834551
Item Number (DPCI): 248-44-7486
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