The purpose of this study is to understand how museums can be used as a means of promoting social awareness through the reflection of different societal values. Through participant observation and in-depth interviews, this project explores the values exhibited by Empowering Women: Artisan Cooperatives That Transform Communities and the strategies used by museum administrators to convey these values to the greater community.
Sociology and Anthropology
Wingen, Jessica, "Social Responsibility and Awareness in the Museum: a Case Study of the Empowering Women Exhibit at Carnegie Museum of Natural History" (2013). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 1134.
Gender and Sexuality
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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