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Museum Ethics

Edited By: Gary Edson

282 pages, Figs


Paperback | Dec 1997 | #139934 | ISBN: 0415152909
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Encompasses the procurement of artefacts, 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.


Dedication; Epigraph; Table of Contents; List of Figures; Forward; Acknowledgement; Introduction; Part One: Ethics For Museums; Chapter 1. Ethics - Gary Edson; Chapter 2. Ethics and the Profession - Gary Edson; Chapter 3. Ethics and Museums - Gary Edson; Chapter 4. Ethics and Duty - Gary Edson; Chapter 5. Ethics and Truth - Gary Edson; Chapter 6. Ethics and the Museum Community - Gary Edson; Chapter 7. Ethics as a Code - Gary Edson; Part Two: Ethical Perspectives; Introduction to Part Two - Gary Edson; Chapter 8. Ethics and Cultural Identity - Silas Okita; Chapter 9. Ethics and Indigenous People - Amareswar Galla; Chapter 10. Ethics and Training - Piet Pouw; Chapter 11. Ethics and Museology - Tomislav Sola; Chapter 12. Ethics and the Environment - Tereza Scheiner; Chapter 13. Ethics and Collecting- Paul Perrot; Chapter 14. Ethics and Preventive Conservation - Stephen Williams; Chapter 15. Ethics and Conservation - Robert Child; Chapter 16. Ethics and Exhibitions - David Dean; Chapter 17. Ethics and Education - Johanne Landry; ICOM Code of Professional Ethics; Contributors; Reference and Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.

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