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  • Politics, Policy and the Discourses of Heritage in Britainby Dr Emma Waterton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    This book offers a critique of the dominant conceptualization of heritage found in policy, which tends to privilege the white, middle and upper classes. Using Britain as an illustration, Waterton explores how and why recent policies continue to lean towards the predictable melding of cultural diversity with tendencies of assimilation. more...

  • Heritage and Community Engagementby Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book is about the way that professionals in archaeology and in other sectors of heritage interact with a range of stakeholder groups, communities and the wider public. Whilst these issues have been researched and discussed over many years and in many geographical contexts, the debate seems to have settled into a comfortable stasis wherein it is... more...

  • The Semiotics of Heritage Tourismby Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 25.00

    This book is a fast-paced and thorough re-evaluation of what heritage tourism means to the people who experience it. It draws on contemporary thinking in human geography and heritage studies, and applies it to a sector of tourism that is both pervasive yet poorly researched in terms of the perspective of tourists themselves. In a series of lucid and... more...

  • The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Researchby Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 210.00

    This book explores heritage from a wide range of perspectives and disciplines and in doing so provides a distinctive and deeply relevant survey of the field as it is currently researched, understood and practiced around the world. more...

  • Culture, Heritage and Representationby Steve Watson; Emma Waterton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The 'visual' has long played a crucial role in forming experiences, associations, expectations and understandings of heritage. Images convey meaning within a range of practices, including tourism, identity construction, the popularization of the past through a variety of media, and the memorialization of events. However, despite the central role of... more...

  • The Cultural Moment in Tourismby Laurajane Smith; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book is a response to the burgeoning interest in cultural tourism and the associated need for a coherently theorized approach for understanding the practices that such an interest creates. Cultural tourism has become an important and popular aspect of contemporary tourism studies, as well as providing a rich seam of upscale product development... more...

  • Memory, Place and Identityby Danielle Drozdzewski; Sarah De Nardi; Emma Waterton

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book bridges theoretical gaps that exist between the meta-concepts of memory, place and identity by positioning its lens on the emplaced practices of commemoration and the remembrance of war and conflict. This book examines how diverse publics relate to their wartime histories through engagements with everyday collective memories, in differing... more...

  • Heritage in Actionby Helaine Silverman; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 70.83

    In this textbook we see heritage in action in indigenous and vernacular communities, in urban development and regeneration schemes, in expressions of community, in acts of nostalgia and memorialization and counteracts of forgetting, in museums and other spaces of representation, in tourism, in the offices of those making public policy, and in the... more...

  • Heritage, Affect and Emotionby Divya P. Tolia-Kelly; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    Heritage and its economies are driven by affective politics and consolidated through emotions such as pride, awe, joy and pain. In the humanities and social sciences, there is a widespread acknowledgement of the limits not only of language and subjectivity, but also of visuality and representation. Social scientists, particularly within cultural geography... more...

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