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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 100.00

    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$ 44.95

    This book addresses long-held beliefs about the nature of engagement between heritage professionals and the wider public. It was published as a special issue of the International Journal of Heritage Studies . 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 Cultural Moment in Tourismby Laurajane Smith; Emma Waterton; Steve Watson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • The Routledge Companion to Landscape Studiesby Peter Howard; Ian Thompson; Emma Waterton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 225.00

    Landscape is a vital, synergistic concept which opens up ways of thinking about many of the problems which beset our contemporary world, such as climate change, social alienation, environmental degradation, loss of biodiversity and destruction of heritage. As a concept, landscape does not respect disciplinary boundaries. Indeed, many academic disciplines... more...

  • Travel and Imaginationby Garth Lean; Russell Staiff; Emma Waterton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, archaeologists, heritage researchers, literary scholars and creative writers, this edited collection explores the socio-cultural phenomenon of imagination and travel. The volume reflects upon imagination in the context of many forms... more...

  • Travel and Transformationby Garth Lean; Russell Staiff; Emma Waterton

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Bringing together geographers, sociologists, cultural researchers, philosophers, anthropologists, visual researchers, literary scholars and heritage researchers, this volume explores what it means to transform through travel in a modern, mobile world. In doing so, it draws upon a wide variety of traveller perspectives - including tourists, backpackers,... more...

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