Selected Bibliography (Books) on Museum Ethics

General Texts on Museum Ethics

Anderson, Gail, ed. Reinventing the Museum: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on the Paradigm Shift. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2004.

Berger, Maurice, ed. Museums of Tomorrow: A Virtual Discussion (Issues in Cultural Theory). Baltimore, MD: Georgia O’Keeffe Museum Research Center, Santa Fe and the Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, 2004.

Danziger, Danny. Museum: Behind the Scenes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York: Penguin Books, 2008.

Edson, Gary, ed. Museum Ethics: Theory and Practice. London: Routledge, 1997.

Edson, Gary and David Dean. The Handbook for Museums. London: Routledge, 1994.

Fairclough, Graham, Rodney Harrison, John Schofield and John H. Jameson, Jr, eds. The Heritage Reader. London: Routledge, 2008.

Gurian, Elaine Heumann. Civilizing the Museum: The Collected Writings of Elaine Heumann Gurian. London and New York: Routledge, 2006.

Janes, Robert R. Museums in a Troubled World: Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse? (Museum Meanings). New York: Routledge, 2009.

Karp, Ivan et al. Museum Frictions: Public Cultures/Global Transformations. Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2006.

King, Elaine and Gail Levin, eds. Ethics and the Visual Arts. New York: Allworth Press, 2006.

Knell, Simon J., Suzanne MacLeod, Sheila Watson, eds. Museum Revolutions: How Museums Change And Are Changed. London: Routledge, 2007.

Lindqvist, Svante, ed. Museums of Modern Science: Nobel Symposium 112, Canton, MA: Science History Publications. 2000.

Lovin, Robin W. Writing a Museum Code of Ethics. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1993.

Macdonald, Sharon, ed. A Companion to Museum Studies (Blackwell Companions in Cultural Studies). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2006.

Marstine, Janet, ed. New Museum Theory and Practice: An Introduction. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2005.

Message, Kylie. New Museums and the Making of Culture. New York: Berg, 2006.

Möntmann, Nina, ed. Art and its Institutions: Current Conflicts, Critique and Collaborations. London: Black Dog, 2006.

Preziosi, Donald. In the Aftermath of Art: Ethics, Aesthetics, Politics, Commentary by Johanne Lamoureux (Critical Voices in Art, Theory and Culture). London and New York: Routledge, 2006.

Preziosi, Donald and Claire Farago, ed. Grasping the World: The Idea of the Museum. Aldershot, UK and Burlington,VT: Ashgate, 2004.

Schwarzer, Marjorie. Riches, Rivals, And Radicals: 100 Years of Museums in America. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2006.

Weil, Stephen E. Making Museums Matter. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.

Welchman, John C, ed. Institutional Critique and After (Southern California Consortium of Art Schools Symposia). Zurich: JRP/Ringier, 2006.

Wittlin, Alma S. Museums: In Search Of A Usable Future. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1970.

Museums, Funding, Law and Governance

American Association of Museums. Writing a Code of Ethics. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1993.

Association of Art Museum Directors. Professional Practices in Art Museums. New York: The Association of Art Museum Directors, 1992.

Brinkerhoff, Peter. Mission-Based Management: Leading Your Not-For-Profit in the 21st Century, 2nd edn. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2000.

Cuno, James, ed. Whose Muse? Art Museums and the Public Trust. Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press in Association with Harvard University Art Museums, 2004.

Fisher, Marilyn. Ethical Decision Making in Fund Raising. Indianapolis, IN: Wiley, 2000.

Garber, Marjorie. Patronizing the Arts. Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Gardner, Howard, ed. Responsibility at Work: How Leading Professionals Act (or Don’t Act) Responsibly. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.

Gardner, Howard, Mihaly Csikszentmihalhi and William Damon. Good Work: When Excellence and Ethics Meet. New York: Basic Books, 2001.

Gardner, James and Elizabeth Merritt. The AAM Guide to Collections Planning, Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2004.

Gross, Michael. Rogues’ Gallery: The Secret History of the Moguls and the Money That Made the Metropolitan Museum. New York: Broadway Press, 2009.

Kearns, Kevin. Managing for Accountability: Preserving the Public Trust in Public and Nonprofit Organizations. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishing, 1996.

Malaro, Marie C. Museum Governance: Mission, Ethics, Policy. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994.

Merryman, John Henry, Albert Edward Elsen, and Stephen K Urice. Law, Ethics, and the Visual Arts, 5th edn. Alphen aan der Rinj, The Netherlands: Kluwer Law International, 2007.

Museum Trustee Association. Conflict or Consensus: The Role of Trustees in Museum Ethics: Executive Summary. Boston, MA: Museum Trustee Association, 1995.

Ostrower, Francie. Trustees of Culture: Power, Wealth and Status on Elite Arts Boards. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Rectanus, Mark W. Culture Incorporated: Museums, Artists, and Corporate Sponsorships. Minneapolis, MN and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.

Renz, Patrick. Project Governance: Implementing Corporate Governance and Business Ethics in Nonproft Organizations (Contributions to Economics). Heidelberg, Germany: Physica Verlag, 2007.

Rothfield, Lawrence, ed. Unsettling ‘Sensation:’ Art Policy Lessons from the Brooklyn Museum of Art Controversy. New Brunswick, NJ and London: Rutgers University Press, 2001.

Suchy, Sherene. Leading with Passion: Change Management in the 21st-Century Museum. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira, 2004.

Svara, James H. The Ethics Primer for Public Administrators in Government and Nonprofit Organizations. Boston, MA: Jones and Bartlett, 2006.

Weil, Stephen E. A Deaccession Reader. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1997.

Weisz, Jackie, and Roxana Adams. Codes of Ethics and Practice of Interest to Museums. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2000.

Collecting, Cultural Property, Restitution and the Global Market for Heritage

Alford, Kenneth D. The Spoils of World War II: The American Military’s Role in the Stealing of Europe’s Treasures. New York: Birch Lane Press, 1994.

Altshuler, Bruce, ed. Collecting the New: Museums and Contemporary Art. Princeton, NJ and Oxford: Princeton University Press, 2005.

Barkan, Elazar and Ronald Bush, eds. Claiming the Stones, Naming the Bones: Cultural Property and the Negotiation of National and Ethnic Identity. Los Angeles: The Getty Research Institute, 2002.

Carman, John. Against Cultural Property: Archaeology, Heritage and Ownership (Duckworth Debates in Archaeology), London: Duckworth Publishers, 2005.

Cassman, Vicki, Nancy Odegaard and Joseph Powell, eds. Human Remains: Guide for Museums and Academic Institutions, Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2008.

Cuno, James. Whose Culture?: The Promise of Museums and the Debate over Antiquities. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2009.

Edsel, Robert M. Rescuing Da Vinci: Hitler and the Nazis Stole Europe’s Great Art, America and Her Allies Recovered It. Dallas, TX: Laurel Publishing, 2006.

Elsner, John and Roger Cardinal, eds. The Cultures of Collecting. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1994.

Feliciano, Hector. The Lost Museum: The Nazi Conspiracy to Steal the World’s Greatest Works of Art. New York: Basic Books, 1997.

Fforde, Cressida and Jane Hubert, ed. The Dead and their Possessions: Repatriation in Principle, Policy and Practice (One World Archaeology). London and New York: Routledge, 2002.

Fitz Gibbon, Kate, ed. Who Owns the Past?: Cultural Policy, Cultural Property, and the Law. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, in association with the American Council for Cultural Policy, 2005.

Gamboni, Dario. The Destruction of Art: Iconoclasm and Vandalism since the French Revolution. London: Reaktion Books, Ltd., 1997.

Gosden, Chris and Chantal Knowles. Collecting Colonialism: Material Culture and Colonial Change. New York: Berg, 2001.

Greenfield, Jeanette. The Return of Cultural Treasures, 3rd edn. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.

Henare, Amiria. Museums, Anthropology and Imperial Exchange. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Hoffman, Barbara T., ed. Art and Cultural Heritage: Law, Policy and Practice. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.

Houpt, Simon. Museum of the Missing: A History of Art Theft. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2006.

Ice, Joyce, ed. On Collecting: From Private to Public, Featuring Folk and Tribal Art from the Diane and Sandy Besser Collection. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2009.

Knell, Simon J. Museums and the Future of Collecting, 2nd edn. Aldershot, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2004.

Logan, William and Keir Reeves, eds. Places of Pain and Shame: Dealing with ‘Difficult’ Heritage (Key Issues in Cultural Heritage). London: Routledge, 2009.

Lonetree, Amy and Amanda J. Cobb-Greentham, eds. The National Museum of the American Indian: Critical Conversations. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.

Malaro, Marie. A Legal Primer on Managing Museum Collections, 2nd edn. Washington DC, Smithsonian Books, 1998.

Merryman, John Henry, ed. Imperialism, Art and Restitution. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Messenger, Phyllis Mauch. The Ethics of Collecting Cultural Property: Whose Culture? Whose Property? Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1989.

Mihesuah, Devon Abbott, ed. Repatriation Reader: Who Owns American Indian Remains? Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2000.

Nichols, Lynn H. The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe’s Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1994.

Pearce, Susan M. On Collecting: An Investigation into Collecting in the European Tradition. New York: Routledge, 1999.

Phelan, Marilyn. Law of Cultural Property and Natural Heritage. Evanston, IL: Kalos Kapp Press, 1998.

Renfrew, Colin. Loot, Legitimacy and Ownership: The Ethical Crisis in Archaeology (Duckworth Debates in Archaeology). London: Duckworth Publishers, 2007.

Ruggles, D. Fairchild and Helaine Silverman, eds. Intangible Heritage Embodied. New York: Springer Science+Business Media, 2009.

Sax, Joseph L. Playing Darts with a Rembrandt: Public and Private Rights in Cultural Treasures. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2004.

Skeates, Robin. Debating the Archaeological Heritage. London: Duckworth Publishers, 2000.

Simpson, Elizabeth, ed. The Spoils of War: The Loss, Reappearance, and Recovery of Cultural Property. New York: Harry N. Abrams and Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, 1997.

Smith, Laurajane. The Uses Of Heritage. London: Routledge, 2006.

Smith, Laurajane and Natsuko Akagawa, eds. Intangible Heritage (Key Issues in Cultural Heritage). London: Routledge, 2009.

Steiner, Christopher B. African Art in Transit. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Sully, Dean, ed. Decolonizing Conservation: Caring for Maori Meeting Houses outside New Zealand (Institute of Archaeology Publications, University College

London). Walnut Creek, California: Left Coast Press, 2008.

Vrdoljak, Ana Filipa. International Law, Museums and the Return of Cultural Objects. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Yeide, Nancy, ed. Vitalizing Memory: International Perspectives on Provenance Research. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2005.

Politics of Exhibitions

Barringer, Tim and Tom Flynn, eds. Colonialism and the Object: Empire, Material Culture and the Museum. London: Routledge, 1998.

Buskirk, Martha. The Contingent Object of Contemporary Art. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The MIT Press, 2005.

Cherry, Deborah and Fintan Cullen, eds. Spectacle and Display (Art History Special Issues). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.

Craig, Barry, et al., eds. Art and Performance in Oceania. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press, 1999.

Coombes, Annie E. Reinventing Africa: Museums, Material Culture and Popular Imagination in Late Victorian and Edwardian England. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1997.

Derieux, Florence, ed. Harald Szeemann. Zurich: JRP|Ringier, 2008.

Edwards, Elizabeth, et al. Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture (Wenner-Gren International Symposium Series). Oxford, England: Berg Publishers: 2006.

Eichstedt, Jennifer L. and Stephen Small. Representations of Slavery, Race and Ideology in Southern Plantation Museums. Washington, DC and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2002.

Henderson, Amy and Adrienne L. Kaeppler, eds. Exhibiting Dilemmas: Issues of Representation at the Smithsonian. Washington, DC and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.

Keene, Suzanne. Fragments of the World: Uses of Museum Collections. Oxford: Elsevier, Butterworth-Heinemann, 2005.

Knell, Simon J., ed. Museums in the Material World. London: Routledge, 2007.

Kratz, Corinne A. The Ones That Are Wanted: Communication and the Politics of Representation in a Photographic Exhibition, Berkeley, CA and Los Angeles: University of California Press. 2002.

Kurin, Richard. Reflections of a Culture Broker: A View From the Smithsonian. Washington, DC and London: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997.

Lavine, Steven and Ivan Karp, eds. Exhibiting Cultures: The Poetics and Politics of Museum Display. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1991.

Luke, Timothy W. Museum Politics: Power Plays at the Exhibition. Minneapolis, MN and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2002.

Macdonald, Sharon and Paul Basu, eds. Exhibition Experiments (New Interventions in Art History). Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2007.

Macdonald, Sharon, ed. The Politics of Display: Museums, Science, Culture. London and New York: Routledge, 1998.

McCarthy, Conal. Māori: A History of Colonial Cultures of Display. Oxford and New York: Berg, 2007.

Mirzoeff, Nicholas. Diaspora and Visual Culture: Representing Africans and Jews. London and New York: Routledge, 2000.

National Museum of the American Indian. The Changing Presentation of the American Indian. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 2000.

Ostrowitz, Judith. Privileging the Past: Reconstructing History in Northwest Coast Art. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1999.

Perry, Lara. History’s Beauties: Women And the National Portrait Gallery, 1856-1900. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, Museums in the Material World.

Sherman, Daniel J, ed. Museums and Difference. Bloomington and Indianapolis, IN: Indiana University Press, 2008.

Rand, Steven and Heather Kouris, eds. Cautionary Tales: Critical Curating. New York: apexart, 2007.

Rugg, Judith and Michele Sedgwick, eds. Issues in Curating Contemporary Art and Performance. Bristol, UK: Intellect Ltd, 2008.

Wallach, Alan. Exhibiting Contradiction: Essays on the Art Museum in the United States. Amhurst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 1998.

Wu Hung. Exhibiting Experimental Art in China, (exhibition catalogue David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art at University of Chicago). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Social Responsibility and Inclusion

Alizar, Tomas V., ed. Role of Museums and Libraries in Strengthening Communities (Focus on Civilizations and Cultures). Hauppauge, New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2009.

Davis, Peter. Ecomuseums: A Sense of Place. Leicester and New York: Leicester University Press, 1999.

Duncan, Carol. How to have a Museum with Brains: John Cotton Dana and the Making of a Democratic Culture for America. Periscope Publishing, 2009.

Falk, John. Identity and the Museum Visitor Experience. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2009.

Goodnow, Katherine. Museums, The Media And Refugees: Stories of Crisis, Control and Compassion (Museums and Diversity). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.

Goodnow, Katherine, Jack Lowman and Philip Marfleet. Museums, The Media and Refugees: Stories of Crisis, Control and Compassion (Museums and Diversity). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.

Goodnow, Katherine and Haci Akman, eds. Scandinavian Museums and Cultural Diversity (Museums and Diversity). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.

Janes, Robert R., ed. Looking Reality in The Eye: Museums And Social Responsibility. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2005.

Sandell, Richard. Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference. London and New York: Routledge, 2006.

Sandell, Richard, ed. Museums, Society, Inequality (Museum Meanings). London and New York: Routledge, 2002.

Museums, Communities and the Global Public

Black, Graham. The Engaging Museum: Developing Museums for Visitor Involvement (Heritage: Care-Preservation-Management). London and New York: Routledge, 2005.

Buntinx, Gustavo, ed., et al. Museum Frictions: Public Cultures/Global Transformation. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 2007.

Goodnow, Katherine and Haci Akman, eds. Scandinavian Museums and Cultural Diversity (Museums and Diversity). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2008.

Falk, John and Lynn Dierking. Learning from Museums: Visitor Experiences and the Making of Meaning. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira, 2000.

Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean. Museums and Education: Purpose, Pedagogy, Performance (Museum Meanings). London and New York: Routledge, 2007.

Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean. Museums and the Interpretation of Visual Culture (Museum Meanings). London and New York: Routledge, 2000.

Jones, Ian, Robert R. Macdonald and Darryl McIntyre, eds. City Museums and City Development. Lanham, MD: AltaMira, 2008.

Korza, Pam and Barbara Schaffer Bacon, eds. Museums and Civic Dialogue: Case Studies from Animating Democracy. Washington, DC: Americans for the Arts, 2005.

McClellan, Andrew, ed. Art and its Publics: Museum Studies at the Millennium (New Interventions in Art History). Malden, MA: Blackwell, 2003.

Miles, Roger and Laura Zavala, ed. Towards The Museum Of The Future: New European Perspectives. London: Routledge, 1994.

Moffat, Hazel and Vicky Woollard, eds. Museum & Gallery Education: A Manual of Good Practice. Walnut Creek, CA: AltaMira Press, 2004.

Sylvester, Christine. Art/Museums: International Relations Where We Least Expect It (Media and Power). Boulder, Colorado: Paradigm Publishers, 2009.

Walker, Chris and Carlos A. Manjarrez. Partnerships for Free Choice Learning: Public Libraries, Museums, and Public Broadcasters Working Together (Urban Libraries Council). Washington, DC: Urban Institute, 2003.

Watson, Sheila, ed. Museums and their Communities (Leicester Readers in Museum Studies). London and New York: Routledge, 2007.

Museums, Memory, Heritage and Identity

Anico, Marta and Elsa Peralta, eds. Heritage and Identity: Engagement and Demission in the Contemporary World (Museum Meanings). London and New York: Routledge, 2009.

Barclay, Barry. Manatuturu: Maori Treasures and Intellectual Property Rights. Honolulu, HI: University of Hawai’i Press, 2005.

Bouquet, Mary, ed. Academic Anthropology and the Museum: Back to the Future (New Directions in Anthropology). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2001.

Bouquet, Mary and Nuno Porto, eds. Science, Magic and Religion: The Ritual Processes of Museum Magic. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2005.

Cooper, Karen Coody. Spirited Encounters: American Indians Protest Museum Policies and Practices. Lanham, MD: AltaMira, 2007.

de Jong, Ferdinand and Michael Rowlands, eds. Reclaiming Heritage: Alternative Imaginaries of Memory in West Africa. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008.

Dubin, Steven C. Transforming Museums: Mounting Queen Victoria in a Democratic South Africa. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2006.

Goodnow, Katherine, Jack Lowman and Jatti Bredekamp. Challenge and Transformation: Museums in Cape Town and Sydney (Museums and Diversity). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2006.

Kreps, Christina F. Liberating Culture: Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Museums. Curation and Heritage Preservation, London and New York: Routledge, 2003.

Linenthal, Edward T. Preserving Memory: The Struggle to Create America’s Holocaust Museum. New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.

Lowman, Jack and Katherine Goodnow, eds. Human Remains and Museum Practice (Museums and Diversity). Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2006.

MacDonald, Sharon. Difficult Heritage: Dealing with the Nazi Past in Nuremberg and Beyond. London: Routledge, 2008.

Misztal, Barbara. Theories of Social Remembering (Theorizing Society). Philadelphia, PA: Open University Press McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Ostow, Robin. (Re)Visualizing National History: Museums and National Identities in Europe in the New Millennium (German and European Studies). Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008.

Peckham, Robert Shannan. Rethinking Heritage: Cultures and Politics in Europe. London: I. B. Tauris, 2003.

Philips, Ruth and Christopher B. Steiner, eds. Unpacking Culture: Art and Commodity in Colonial and Postcolonial Worlds. Berkeley, CA, Los Angeles and London: University California Press, 1999.

Price, Sally. Paris Primitive: Jacques Chirac’s Museum on the Quai Branly. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Roth, Michael S. and Charles G. Salas, eds. Disturbing Remains: Memory, History, and Crisis in the Twentieth Century (Issues and Debates Series). Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute, 2001.

Searle, Annie. Museums and the Public Interest. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1984.

Smith, Laurajane and Natsuko Akaqqawa, eds. Intangible Heritage (Key Issues in Cultural Heritage). New York and London: Routledge, 2009.

Stanley, Nick, ed. The Future of Indigenous Museums: Perspectives from the Southwest Pacific. Oxford and New York: Berghahn Books, 2007.

Sullivan, Lawrence and Alison Edwards, eds. Stewards of the Sacred. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2004.

Till, Karen E. The New Berlin: Memory, Politics, Place. Minneapolis, MN and London: University of Minnesota Press, 2005.

Williams, Paul. Memorial Museums: The Global Rush to Commemorate Atrocities. Oxford, England: Berg Publishers, 2008.

Representation of the Other

Apor, Peter and Oksana Sarkisova, eds. Past for the Eyes: East European Representations of Communism in Cinema and Museums after 1989. New York: Central European University Press, 2008.

Corsane, Gerard. Heritage, Museums and Galleries: An Introductory Reader. London: Routledge, 2005.

Heath, Ian. The Representation of Islam in British Museums. Oxford: British Archaeological Reports, 2007.

Kaplan, Brett. Unwanted Beauty: Aesthetic Pleasure in Holocaust Representation. Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2007.

Lang, Berel. Holocaust Representation: Art within the Limits of History and Ethics. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

Lang, Caroline, John Reeve and Vicky Woollard, eds. The Responsive Museum: Working With Audiences in the Twenty-First Century. Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing, 2006.

Lawlor, Mary. Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representation in Casinos, Museums, And Powwows. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2006.

Lonetree, Amy and Amanda J. Cobb-Greetham, eds. The National Museum of the American Indian: Critical Conversations. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2008.

Macdonald, Sharon and Gordon Fyfe, eds. Theorizing Museums: Representing Identity and Diversity in a Changing World. Cambridge, MA: The Sociological Review, 1996.

Peers, Laura L. and Alison K. Brown, eds. Museums and Source Communities: A Routledge Reader. London: Routledge, 2003.

Pollock, Griselda. Encounters in a Virtual Feminist Museum: Time, Space, & the Archive. London: Routledge, 2007.

Pollock, Griselda and Joyce Zemans, eds. Museums After Modernism: Strategies of Engagement (New Interventions in Art History). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell, 2007.

Scott, Monique. Rethinking Evolution in the Museum: Envisioning African Origins. London: Routledge, 2007.

Simpson, Moira G. Making Representations: Museums in the Post-Colonial Era. London: Routledge, 2001.

Sleeper-Smith, Susan, ed. Contesting Knowledge: Museums and Indigenous Perspectives. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2009.

Thorsgard, Misty. Cultural Resource Laws and the Representation of Native Americans in Museums: A Cross Cultural Comparison. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag, 2008.

Whitehead, Christopher. Museums and the Construction of Disciplines: Art and Archaeology in Nineteenth-Century Britain. London: Duckworth Publishing, 2009.

Learning, Teaching and Technology

Cameron, Fiona and Sarah Kenderdine, eds. Theorizing Digital Cultural Heritage: A Critical Discourse (Media in Transition). Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2007.

Din, Herminia and Phyllis Hecht. The Digital Museum: A Think Guide. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 2007.

Falk, John H., Lynn D. Dierking, and Susan Foutz, eds. In Principle, In Practice: Museums as Learning Institutions. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2007.

Falk, John H. and Beverly K. Sheppard. Thriving in the Knowledge Age. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2006.

Hooper-Greenhill, Eilean. Museums and Education: Purpose, Pedagogy, Performance (Museum Meanings). London: Routledge, 2007.

Marty, Paul F. and Katherine Burton Jones. Museum Informatics: People, Information, and Technology in Museums. London: Routledge, 2009.

Parry, Ross. Recoding the Museum (Museum Meanings). London: Routledge, 2007.

Rice, Danielle. On the Ethics of Museum Education. Washington, DC: American Association of Museums, 1987.

Tallon, Loïc and Kevin Walker, eds. Digital Technologies and the Museum Experience: Handheld Guides and Other Media. Lanham, MD: AltaMira Press, 2008.

Witschey, Walter, et al. Museums in Transition: Emerging Technologies as Tools for Free-Choice Learning. Gyroscope, Inc./Science Museum of Virginia, 2006. Online. Available HTTP: (accessed 12 August 2009).

Physicality: Architecture, Space and Access

Chatterjee, Helen. Touch in Museums: Policy and Practice in Object Handling. Oxford, UK: Berg Publishers, 2008.

Kwon, Miwon. One Place after Another: Site-Specific Art and Locational Identity. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2004.

Pye, Elizabeth, ed. The Power of Touch: Handling Objects in Museum and Heritage Context (University College London Institute of Archaeology Publications). Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2008.

Ragsdale, J. Donald. American Museums and the Persuasive Impulse: Architectural Form and Space as Social Influence. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2009.

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