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Engaging with contemporary scholarship on museums and their interaction with communities, this work features contributions from highly respected scholars from around the world addressing a wide range of key issues. Offering new approaches and foregrounding new curatorial strategies, this is a must read for students and curators alike.
Through a wide range of international case studies, this interdisciplinary volume maps how oral history interviews contribute to a relational practice that is creative, rigorous and ethically grounded.
Thoroughly researched and concise, Visual Research is the first work to present significant theoretical, methodological, ethical and procedural considerations for research with images. Case studies and chapter summaries make this an accessible an invaluable guide for all students and researchers using images.
By Ben Burt
Based on an excellent range of case studies and supported throughout by useful learning features, World Art explores the concept of 'art' as understood by cultures across the globe. This invaluable textbook is essential reading for all anthropology of art students, as well as students of museum studies and art...
Glenn Adamson extends his ongoing theoretical discussion of skilled work back in time and across numerous disciplines, searching out the origins of modern craft. Locating its emergence in the period of the industrial revolution, he demonstrates how contemporary practice can be informed through the study of modern craft in its...
Thoroughly researched and concise, Visual Research is the first work to present significant theoretical, methodological, ethical and procedural considerations for research with images. Case studies and chapter summaries make this an accessible an invaluable primer for all students and researchers using images.
Based on extensive anthropological fieldwork, this volume focuses on the experiences of and approaches to ethics by individuals in everyday situations in contemporary China. Rich case studies provide fascinating insights into widely debated issues, making this essential reading for students and scholars of anthropology and sociology.