Museums, Activism, and the Importance of Self-Reflection: Book Review Essay

Amy Levin

Abstract


Review of

Apsel, Joyce, and Amy Sodaro, eds. Museums and Sites of Persuasion: Politics, Memory, and Human Rights. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2020, hardback £120, paperback £34.99, ebook £31.49, pp.232.

Chynoweth, Adele, Bernadette Lynch, Klaus Petersen, and Sarah Smed, eds. Museums and Social Change: Challenging the Unhelpful Museum. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2021, hardback £120, paperback £34.99, ebook £31.49, pp.214.

Cole, Johnetta Betsch, and Laura L. Lott, eds. Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in Museums. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2019, hardback £61.41, paperback £25.29, ebook £21.67, pp.182.


Keywords


persuasion, genocide museums, human rights, welfare museums, persuasion, memory/memorialization

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.29311/mas.v19i2.3792



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