4. Audience, Community, and Public

  1. Jennifer Barrett

Published Online: 3 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327922.ch4

Museums and the Public Sphere

Museums and the Public Sphere

How to Cite

Barrett, J. (2010) Audience, Community, and Public, in Museums and the Public Sphere, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327922.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 4 OCT 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405173834

Online ISBN: 9781444327922

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Keywords:

  • Audience, Community, and Public;
  • “conditions that bring them together”;
  • “coming fromlowly social origins to achieve high scholarly distinction”;
  • “warped and quickened without loosing (sic) their explanatory value”;
  • The Influence of Pierre Bourdieu;
  • “keep up with an accentuated modernity”;
  • Ways of Knowing the Visitor;
  • Critiquing Visitor Studies;
  • The Concept of Community and its Application to Museums;
  • “the political is the place where community as such is brought into play”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Influence of Pierre Bourdieu

  • Ways of Knowing the Visitor

  • Critiquing Visitor Studies

  • The Concept of Community and its Application to Museums

  • Conclusion