Families and Museums

Museums are often considered to be valuable places of learning for young people and in addition to common school-visits are often visited by families. Yet little has been studied about the actual behavior of families in museums and how this behavior may affect the use of new museum technologies. This study explored families visiting a Japanese museum with a particular focus on their collaboration using a new museum guide and information

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Late-modern Pagan Witchcraft

How do individuals maintain a ‘sense of community’ when, as is usual in contemporary times, they are not co-located, and meet face-to-face only once or twice a month? This ethnography of contemporary Pagan Witches (and other followers of contemporary Paganism) explores this question. Participant observation and interviewing was done over a three-year period in the UK. The ethnography produced a PhD thesis, Doing Late Modern Community: British Pagans and the