Minorities and the Detroit Zoo

January 1st, 1990 | RESEARCH

In this paper, researchers from University of Michigan discuss a major problem facing zoo administrators in major urban metropolitan areas: the relevance and attraction of urban zoos to inner-city minority residents. They present an overview of the methodology and findings from a study that examined zoo visitation to the Detroit Zoo by white and minority residents of Detroit.



Team Members

Virgene Hanna, Author, University of Michigan
Patrick C. West, Author, University of Michigan


Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

Publication: Visitor Studies
Volume: 2
Number: 1
Page(s): 149


Access and Inclusion: Black | African American Communities | Ethnic | Racial | Hispanic | Latinx Communities | Urban
Audience: Evaluators | Families | General Public | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science | Life science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Aquarium and Zoo Exhibits | Aquarium and Zoo Programs | Exhibitions | Public Programs