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  • 40 Jahre Welterbekonventionby Marie-Theres Albert; Birgitta Ringbeck

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    Since the signing of the World Heritage Convention in 1972, the idea of protecting and making use of the world's cultural and natural heritage has gained in popularity. Over time, however, a number of models for utilization have been developed that are no longer based solely on ideas of sustainability. Instead, they are shaped to a growing... more...

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

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 56.00

    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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • Batik in Bethlehem, Hikaye in Hannoverby Sophie Lenski

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 36.26

    Zwischen einzelstaatlichen Bemühungen, das "nationale Kulturgut" zu schützen, und der Idee eines gemeinsamen Kulturerbes der Welt besteht ein schwer aufzulösendes Spannungsverhältnis. more...

  • Between Cultural Diversity and Common Heritageby Dr Andrea Benzo; Professor Silvio Ferrari

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This book presents legal perspectives on the most important sacred places of the Mediterranean. The authors discuss the notion of sacred places in anthropological, sociological and legal studies, provide an overview of existing legal approaches to their protection and consider the meaning of sacred places in Jewish, Christian and Islamic thought. The... more...

  • Copyrighting Creativityby Professor Helle Porsdam

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    What is the relationship between creativity, cultural heritage institutions and copyright? Who owns culture and cultural heritage? The digital age has expanded the horizon of creative possibilities for artists and cultural institutions - what is the impact on legal regimes that were constructed for an analogue world? What are the tensions between... more...

  • Cultural Heritage Issuesby James A.R. Nafziger; Ann M. Nicgorski

    BRILL 2009; US$ 130.00

    The global community, dependent as always on the cooperation of nation states, is gradually learning to address the serious threats to the cultural heritage of our disparate but shared civilizations. The legacy of conquest, colonialization, and commerce looms large in defining and explaining these threats. The essays contained in this challenging volume... more...

  • Cultural Human Rightsby Francesco Francioni; Martin Scheinin

    BRILL 2008; US$ 177.00

    What is the relationship between culture and human rights? Can the idea of cultural rights, which are predicated on the distinctiveness and exclusivity of a community?s beliefs and traditions, be compatible with the concept of human rights, which are universal and ?inherent? to all human beings? If we accept such compatibility, what is the actual content... 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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 135.00

    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...