Table of contents for Civilizing the museum : the collected writings of Elaine Heumann Gurian / Elaine Heumann Gurian.

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FORWARD ? Manus Brinkman							 
INTRODUCTION ? Reflections on 35 Years in the Museum Field				 	
1. THE IMPORTANCE OF ?AND? ? About Opportunities, Possibilities, Taxonomy, and Definitions.
* The Concept of Fairness, a Debate at the American Association of Museums, 1990 
* The Importance of ?And,? -- A Comment on ?Excellence and Equity,? 1992
* The Molting of Children?s Museums ? An Observation, 1998		 
* What is the Object of this Exercise? A Meandering Exploration of the Many Meanings of Objects in Museums, 1999
* Choosing Among the Options: An Opinion about Museum Definitions, 2002
* Timeliness: A Discussion for Museums, Joy Davis, Elaine Heumann Gurian, and Emlyn Koster, 2003 
2. A SAFER PLACE ? Museums in a civil society		 	 
* The Museum as a Socially Responsible Institution, 1988		 
* Turning the Ocean Liner Slowly ? About the Process of Change in Large Institutions, 1990
* The Opportunity for Social Service, 1991		 	 
* A Savings Bank for the Soul -- About Institutions of Memory and Congregant Spaces, 1996
3. SPACE, THE FINAL FRONTIER ? Museums, Construction, Architecture, and Space Planning
* Function Follows Form: How Mixed-Used Spaces in Museums Build Community, 2001
* Threshold Fear ? Architecture Program Planning 2005
* Free at Last ? A Fragment about Free Admission
* Answers to the Ten Questions I am Asked Most Often ? A Review of Exhibitions and Learning, 1981
* Noodling Around with Exhibition Opportunities ? The Potential Meanings of Exhibition Modalities, 1991
* Let's Empower All Those Who Have a Stake in Exhibitions ? About the Uses, Meaning and Failings of the Team Approach, 1990
* Reluctant Recognition of the Superstar, -- A Paean to Individual Brilliance, and How it Operates, 1992
* A Blurring of the Boundaries, 1995					 
* The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ? History or Metaphor, 1993
* A Jew Among the Indians -- How Working Outside of One?s Own Culture Works, 1991
* Repatriation in Context -- The Important Changes Brought to Museums by Indigenous Communities, 1991
* Singing and Dancing at Night ? A Biographic Meaning to Working in the Spiritual Arena, 2004

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Museums -- Philosophy.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Museum exhibits.
Architectural design.
Cultural property -- Protection.
Communication and culture.