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Museum Ethics

Theory and Practice

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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.

Author Biography

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).
Release date NZ
May 8th, 1997
Contributor
Edited by Gary Edson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
20 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
308
Dimensions
174x246x16
ISBN-13
9780415152907
Product ID
1861978

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