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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 44.87

    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...

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

    Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 21.86

    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$ 44.87

    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...

  • 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...

  • Art, Cultural Heritage and the Marketby Valentina Vadi; Hildegard E. G. S. Schneider

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 146.01

    In the age of economic globalisation, do art and heritage matter? Once the domain of elitist practitioners and scholars, the governance of cultural heritage and the destiny of iconic artefacts have emerged as the new frontier of international law, making headlines and attracting the varied interests of academics and policy-makers, museum curators... more...

  • Enforcing International Cultural Heritage Lawby Francesco Francioni; James Gordley

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 124.99 US$ 107.49

    Cultural heritage property can be protected in a variety of ways, including at the international level, by enforcement in domestic courts, and through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms. This book sets out the legal framework applicable to cultural heritage and assesses how this works in practice, including in situations of conflict. more...

  • Media Lawby Sallie Spilsbury

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    The aim of this book is to analyse media law in relation to specific areas,both in terms of its practical application and its theoretical framework. Part 1 concentrates on the regulation of media content and is largely written from a pro media point of view. Its central tenet is how far does the English media enjoy freedom of expression and the way... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...