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Title Gender perspectives : essays on women in museums / edited by Jane R. Glaser and Artemis A. Zenetou.

Published Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, c1994.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  069.0973 GEND    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxv, 161 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-157).
Contents Foreword / Claudine Brown -- Introduction: Breaking the Cycles of Exclusion / Mary Schmidt Campbell -- Pt. 1. The Impact of Women and Museum Work: A Historical Perspective. Pioneering Efforts of Early Museum Women / Kendall Taylor. Influence and Effect / Paul N. Perrot. Changing Roles and Attitudes / Jean Weber -- Pt. 2. The Impact of Feminist Scholarship: New Approaches to History, Art, and Science. Three Stages of Development / Lois W. Banner. Removing the Barriers to Change / Victoria Funk. From Theory to Practice: Correcting Inequalities / Marcia Tucker -- Pt. 3. The Impact of Feminist Scholarship in Collections, Exhibitions, and Publications. New Angles of Vision / Edith P. Mayo. Attitudes toward Gender Equity / Esin Atil. Balancing Gender Representation / Frank Talbot -- Pt. 4. Contemporary Initiatives in Ethnic Museums, Children's Museums, and Science and Technology Centers. The Empowerment of African American Museums / Rowena Stewart.
Empowering the Mind of the Child in Children's Museums / Ann W. Lewin. Bringing Civility to Science Museums / JoAllyn Archambault. Creating a Unified Effort / Zora Martin Felton -- Pt. 5. The Impact of Gender Perspectives: Museums as Educational Institutions. A Recent History of Women Educators in Art Museums / Linda Downs. Interpreting Gender Perspectives / Malcolm Arth. Evaluating the Ethics and Consciences of Museums / Robert Sullivan. An Inside View / Margery Gordon -- Pt. 6. The Impact of the Future on Museums: Societal and Technological Changes. In Preparation for the Future / Heather Paul. Instituting Change / E. Kay Davis. Learning from the Past / Tom Crouch. Assuming Leadership Roles / Christina Orr-Cahall -- Pt. 7. Theory in Practice: About an Exhibition. A Case Study of Applied Feminist Theories / Barbara Clark Smith -- Pt. 8. Conclusion: Toward a Collective Perspective. Summary and Calls to Action / Susan Stitt -- Selected Bibliography / Maureen Grove Turman.
Other author Glaser, Jane R.
Zenetou, Artemis A.
Subject Museums -- Educational aspects -- United States.
Museums -- United States -- Management.
Women museum curators -- United States.
Women in the professions -- United States.
Sex role -- United States.
Museums and women -- United States.
ISBN 1560983256 (alk. paper)