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Gender, sexuality, and museums : a Routledge reader

Author: Amy K Levin; Routledge (Firm)
Publisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010.
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"Gender, Sexuality and Museums" provides the only repository of key articles, new essays and case studies for the important area of gender and sexuality in museums. It is the first reader to focus on LGBT issues and museums, and the first reader nearly 15 years to collect articles which focus on women and museums. At last, students of museum studies, women's' studies, LGBT studies and museum professionals have a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gender, sexuality, and museums.
Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2010
(DLC) 2010011862
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy K Levin; Routledge (Firm)
ISBN: 0203847776 9780203847770 9781136943645 1136943641 9781136943591 1136943595 9781136943638 1136943633
OCLC Number: 671779444
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 322 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Women in the temple : gender and leadership in museums / Marjorie Schwarzer --
The new girl in the old boy network : Elizabeth Esteve-Coll at the Victoria & Albert Museum / Ruth Adams --
Museums, women, and empowerment in the MENA countries / Carol Malt --
Looking at museums from a feminist perspective / Hilde Hein --
A woman's audience : a case study of applied feminist theories / Barbara Clark Smith --
Why grapple with queer when you can fondle it? : embracing our erotic intelligence / Paul Gabriel --
Queer is here? : lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender histories and public culture / Robert Mills --
Art world power and women's incognito work : the case of Edward and Jo Hopper / Gail Levin --
Looking for the 'total' woman in wartime : a museological work in progress / Laura Brandon --
Pioneering women revisited : representations of gender in some Israeli settlement museums / Tamar Katriel --
'Thanks, but we'll take it from here' : Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women influencing the collection of tangible and intangible heritage / Olivia Robinson and Trish Barnard --
The Warren Cup : secret museums, sexuality, and society / Stuart Frost --
Hidden histories : the experience of curating a male same-sex exhibition and the problems encountered / Michael Petry --
Representing lesbians and gay men in British social history museums / Angela Vanegas --
Sister fire : representing the legacies of leatherwomen / Robert Ridinger --
Gender representation in the natural history galleries at the Manchester Museum / Rebecca Machin --
Straight talk : evolution exhibits and the reproduction of heterosexuality / Rebecca Machin --
In pursuit of a spiritual calling : Katherine S. Dreier, Galka E. Scheyer, and Hilla von Rebay / Isabel Wünsche --
A conversation with artists Carrie Moyer, Sheila Pepe, Stephen Mueller, Andrew Robinson, and Frank Holliday / Frank Holliday --
Bodies of evidence : queering disclosure in the art of Jasper Johns / Gavin Butt --
Representing possibility : mourning, memorial, and queer museology / Anna Conlan --
House museums or walk-in closets? : the (non)representation of gay men in the museums they called home / Joshua G. Adair --
Breeders on a golf ball : normalizing sex at Ellis Island / Erica Rand --
Museum studies texts and museum subtexts / Anna Conlan and Amy K. Levin.
Responsibility: edited by Amy K. Levin.


Offers the repository of key articles, essays and case studies for the important area of gender and sexuality in museums. This book focuses on LGBT issues and museums, and collects articles which  Read more...


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