Cultural Heritage and Human Rights / Edition 1

Cultural Heritage and Human Rights / Edition 1

by Helaine Silverman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0387765794

ISBN-13: 9780387765792

Pub. Date: 07/11/2008

Publisher: Springer New York

Is there a universal right to the free expression and preservation of cultural heritage, and if so, where is that right articulated and how can it be protected? No corner of today’s world has escaped the effects of globalization – for better or worse. This volume addresses a deeply political aspect of heritage preservation and management as it relates

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Overview

Is there a universal right to the free expression and preservation of cultural heritage, and if so, where is that right articulated and how can it be protected? No corner of today’s world has escaped the effects of globalization – for better or worse. This volume addresses a deeply political aspect of heritage preservation and management as it relates to human rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387765792
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/11/2008
Edition description:
2007
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Cultural Heritage and Human Rights.- Connotations, Conflicts, Conundrums, Communities.- Closing Pandora's Box: Human Rights Conundrums in Cultural Heritage Protection.- The Indo-Islamic Garden: Conflict, Conservation, and Conciliation in Gujarat, India.- Tourism, Cultural Heritage, and Human Rights in Indonesia: The Challenges of an Emerging Democratic Society.- Transnational Diaspora and Rights of Heritage.- Performing Slave Descent: Cultural Heritage and the Right to Land in Brazil.- Historical Disruptions in Ecuador: Reproducing an Indian Past in Latin America.- Plains Indians and Resistance to “Public” Heritage Commemoration of Their Pasts.- Empty Gestures? Heritage and the Politics of Recognition.- Archeology as Activism.- Genes and Burkas: Predicaments of Human Rights and Cultural Property.

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