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Comparing cultures of citizenship and changing concepts of nation and community in the EU and USA

Message, Kylie


This paper examines whether museums and cultural institutions meet or challenge increasing calls by Western/European neoliberal governments (and some communities) to become sites of social action, innovation and entrepreneurship. I begin by exploring the relationship between multiculturalism, social cohesion and museums in Britain, which I then compare with an examination of Native rights and sovereignty in the contemporary post-colonial North American context. My overarching aim in bringing...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Conference paper
Source: Proceedings of Comparing: National Museums, Territories, Nation-Building and Change


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