The Social Work of Museums ePUB æ The Social

The Social Work of Museums Museums may not seem at first glance to be engaged in social work Yet, Lois H Silverman brings together here relevant visitor studies, trends in international practice, and compelling examples that demonstrate how museums everywhere are using their unique resources to benefit human relationships and, ultimately, to repair the world In this groundbreaking book, Silverman forges a framework of key social work perspectives to show how museums are evolving a needs based approach to provide what promises to be universal social service In partnership with social workers, social agencies, and clients, museums are helping people cope and even thrive in circumstances ranging from personal challenges to social injustices The Social Work of Museums provides the first integrative survey of this emerging interdisciplinary practice and an essential foundation on which to build for the futureThe Social Work of Museums is not only a vital and visionary resource for museum training and practice in the st century, but also an invaluable tool for social workers, creative arts therapists, and students seeking to broaden their horizons It will inspire and empower policymakers, directors, clinicians, and evaluators alike to work together toward museums for the next age


About the Author: Lois H. Silverman

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10 thoughts on “The Social Work of Museums

  1. Karin Karin says:

    Not what I expected, but I really enjoyed it Refreshing to see case studies from around the world rather than just the UK or US I thinkthan anything museum workers need to make a mental shift that what we do is social work It made me feel a lot better about devoting my life to stuff.Full review Not what I expected, but I really enjoyed it Refreshing to see case studies from around t


  2. Skuli Saeland Skuli Saeland says:

    Silverman fjallar vel um f lagslegt hlutverk safna og hvernig starf eirra tengist einstaklingum, p rum og h pum H n fer markvisst yfir etta j nustuhlutverk og tarlegan m ta og f rir r k fyrir v a f lags j nusta s me mikilv gustu hlutverkum safna dag og eigi enn eftir a aukast.


  3. Cassandra Cassandra says:

    Great case studies and examples Silverman provides a framework for thinking about the impact of museum programming and exhibitions on individuals and society.


  4. Britt Call Britt Call says:

    Good source in terms of global museums and the impressive things that are being however, I felt the author was stretching her social work theories to fit museums.


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