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  • Cultural Property Law and Restitutionby Irini A. Stamatoudi

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00

    This invaluable book, for the first time, brings together the international and European Union legal framework on cultural property law and the restitution of cultural property. Drawing on the author's extensive experience of international disputes, it provides a very comprehensive and useful commentary. Theories of cultural nationalism and cultural... more...

  • Vermögenskulturby Thomas Druyen

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 21.03

    Die von Thomas Druyen erfundene Vermögenskultur und die daraus entstandene Vermögensforschung sind im Begriff sich erfolgreich zu etablieren. Die Qualität neuer Ideen bedürfen nicht nur einer soliden wissenschaftlichen Grundlage, sondern auch der Überprüfung in der Praxis. In diesem Buch wird nun das Phänomen der Vermögenskultur von ganz unterschiedlichen... more...

  • Kunstmessen: Zulassungsbeschränkungen und Kartellrechtby Nicolai B. Kemle

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 163.25

    In the past decade the art market has grown steadily. Participation at art shows has become a matter of survival for the exhibiting art dealers. Whether they are in Germany or abroad, galleries and promoters are fighting over admission. The present study focuses on the legal effects of restrictions on admission and cartel law on art shows.... more...

  • Internationaler Kulturgüterschutz nach der UNIDROIT-Konventionby Bettina Thorn

    De Gruyter 2005; US$ 163.25

    Due to their uniqueness cultural assets require a particular protection which must not only be implemented through financial and actual resources but also through the legal process. This work presents the possibility of legal protection of cultural assets using the UNIDROIT Convention on stolen or unlawfully executed cultural assets of 24.06.1995.... more...

  • International Law and the Protection of Cultural Heritageby Craig Forrest

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    The world?s cultural heritage is under threat from war, illicit trafficking, social and economic upheaval, unregulated excavation and neglect. Over a period of almost fifty years, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation has adopted five international conventions that attempt to protect this cultural heritage. This book... more...

  • UNESCO, Cultural Heritage, and Outstanding Universal Valueby Sophia Labadi

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 36.99

    This book provides groundbreaking analyses of the interlinking of world heritage with the increasingly complex processes of (post)nationalism, the preservation and representation of cultural diversity, tourism, and sustainable development and the conservation of authenticity. more...

  • Culture and International Economic Lawby Valentina Vadi; Bruno de Witte

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Globalization and international economic governance offer unprecedented opportunities for cultural exchange. Foreign direct investments can promote cultural diversity and provide the funds needed to locate, recover and preserve cultural heritage. Nonetheless, globalization and international economic governance can also jeopardize cultural diversity... more...

  • Intellectual Property in New Zealand: A User's Guide to Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks and Moreby Paul Sumpter

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    A handy introduction to copyright, patents, trade marks and other key elements of IP. From small businesses filing patents to designers protecting their copyright, from a gas station seeing its logo ripped off by a competitor to a blogger posting photographs, New Zealanders encounter intellectual property every day. Sometimes they need to call a lawyer.... more...

  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 43.49

    Seit Verabschiedung der Welterbekonvention 1972 erfreuen sich Schutz und Nutzung des Kultur- und Naturerbes zunehmender Beliebtheit. Im Laufe der Zeit wurden jedoch Nutzungskonzepte entwickelt, die nicht mehr allein vom Gedanken der Nachhaltigkeit getragen wurden, sondern zunehmend durch wirtschaftliche Interessen geprägt sind. In der... more...

  • 40 Years World Heritage Conventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 43.49

    Since the adoption of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the notion that cultural and natural heritage need to be protected and properly utilized has gained popularity. Over time, however, such utilization concepts were less focused on ideas of sustainability and became increasingly influenced by commercial interests. This publication... more...