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.

Document

VSA-a0a5f7-a_5730.pdf

Team Members

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

Citation

Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1064-5578

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

Tags

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