Museums and the Public Sphere

Museums and the Public Sphere

Author(s): Jennifer Barrett

Print ISBN: 9781405173834

Online ISBN: 9781444327922

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327922


"[Barrett]constructs a framework within which it is possible to both confront some startling realities about the gap between museums' purported 'public' role and their efficacy and relevance in the 'public sphere', and consider initiatives that might rectify this situation." (Visitor Studies Journal, 9 March 2012)