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Litigation, Regulation, and International Law as Law and Policy Drivers in the United States

Cinnamon Piñon Carlarne

in Climate Change Law and Policy: EU and US Perspectives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199553419
eISBN:
9780191594984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199553419.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law, Private International Law

This chapter examines how public and private actors are using litigation, regulation, and international law to influence federal climate policy. It begins by reviewing past and present climate change ... More


Property Protection and Protection of Cultural Heritage

Federico Lenzerini

in International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199589104
eISBN:
9780191595455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199589104.003.0017
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Public International Law

In contemporary international law, the tension between the public interest in safeguarding cultural heritage and private property rights — including investors' rights — is often hard to settle, as ... More


The Ability of Environmental Treaties to Address Environmental Problems in Post-Conflict

Britta Sjöstedt

in Environmental Protection and Transitions from Conflict to Peace: Clarifying Norms, Principles, and Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198784630
eISBN:
9780191827051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784630.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter examines how international environmental law pertains in the transition phase from armed conflict to peace (post-conflict). Environmental treaties have the ability to fill an ... More


Funding Strategies for World Heritage Sites in Least Developed Countries

Brijesh Thapa

in Cultural Heritage Management: A Global Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034607
eISBN:
9780813039510
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034607.003.0022
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

An international strategy adopted by UNESCO including many least developed countries (LDCs) encourages its members to identify and submit nominations for heritage sites to the World Heritage ... More


Nested BoxesTangible Cultural Heritage and Environmental Protection in Light of Climate Change

Ottavio Quirico

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The international protection of tangible cultural heritage overlaps with that of the environment, ranging from the conservation of biodiversity to the prevention of desertification. Against this ... More


The 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention

Amy Strecker

in Landscape Protection in International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826248
eISBN:
9780191865183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826248.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Chapter 5 analyses the evolving conception and protection of landscape in the World Heritage Convention. First, it traces the development of landscape protection from its early conceptual dependency ... More


The World Heritage Convention and the Law of State ResponsibilityPromises and Pitfalls

Lucas Lixinski and Vassilis P Tzevelekos

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Under many UNESCO instruments there is a disconnect between the language of the treaties and the mechanics of the positive law, on the one hand, and the actuality of international heritage management ... More


The Politics of Place: Ulur̲u–Kata Tjut̲a National Park, Australia

Melissa F. Baird

in Critical Theory and the Anthropology of Heritage Landscapes

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056562
eISBN:
9780813053479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056562.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter presents research on the UNESCO World Heritage cultural landscape Uluru-Kata Tjuta in Australia. Drawing from ethnographic interviews of heritage experts and archival research, the ... More


Cultural Sites Between Nationhood and Mankind

Lorenzo Casini

in Community Interests Across International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198825210
eISBN:
9780191863844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825210.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The chapter explores the legal regime that currently addresses cultural heritage sites. It analyzes the complex relationships between local, national, and universal community interests in cultural ... More


Sigiriya Rock: Global Heritage Commodified, Local Heritage Forgotten, and Who Is Listening?

Jagath Weerasinghe and Peter R. Schmidt

in Archaeologies of Listening

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813056241
eISBN:
9780813058054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056241.003.0011
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter critically discusses the current heritage management processes deployed at the Sigiriya World Heritage site in Sri Lanka, a significant tourist attraction. We examine the current ... More


Nationalism Versus Internationalism: New Perspectives Beyond State Sovereignty and Territoriality in the Protection of Cultural Heritage

Robert Peters

in Intersections in International Cultural Heritage Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198846291
eISBN:
9780191881459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846291.003.0016
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Within the debate of nationalism versus internationalism, this chapter describes the development of international cultural heritage law, analyzes the notions and concepts used in this context, and ... More


Indelible Messages from Newgrange to Kakadu Park

Rosemary A. Joyce

in The Future of Nuclear Waste: What Art and Archaeology Can Tell Us about Securing the World's Most Hazardous Material

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190888138
eISBN:
9780190888176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888138.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Contemporary and Public Archaeology

This chapter examines the diverse features cited to justify the idea that inscriptions on the surfaces of the monoliths could convey meanings into the future. Experts and government agencies changed ... More


Secular Nations and Specters of Iconoclasm

Mrinalini Rajagopalan

in Building Histories: The Archival and Affective Lives of Five Monuments in Modern Delhi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226283470
eISBN:
9780226331898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226331898.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the representation of iconoclasm in the Qutb Minar and the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque from the colonial past to the postcolonial present. As a group of Islamic monuments built from ... More


Bodhgayā, UNESCO, and the Ambiguities of Preservation

Jacob N. Kinnard

in Places in Motion: The Fluid Identities of Temples, Images, and Pilgrims

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199359653
eISBN:
9780199359691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199359653.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter reconstructs and deconstructs the process by which Bodhgayā, the place of the Buddha’s enlightenment, was made a UNESCO World Heritage Site. All sorts of questions and tensions arise ... More


The Heritagization of Islamic and Secular Architecture: Djenné

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the challenges encountered by state and quasi-state organizations in transforming some of the Djenné-based sacred sites into public heritage sites. It analyzes the centrality ... More


The Valley of the Kings: A Site Management Handbook

Kent R. Weeks and Nigel J. Hetherington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166082
eISBN:
9781617975493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166082.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Archaeological Methodology and Techniques

During the New Kingdom (c. 1570–1070 bce), the Valley of the Kings was the burial place of Egypt's pharaohs, including such powerful and famous rulers as Amenhotep III, Rameses II, and Tutankhamen. ... More


The Fate of Timbuktu’s Sufi Heritage: Controversies around Past Traces and Current Practices

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter deals with the destruction of the Sufi saints' mausoleums (a World Heritage Site) during the six-month occupation of Mali's northern regions by Tuareg-Islamist forces. Prior to the ... More


Whose Prehistory? Thailand before the Thais

Maurizio Peleggi

in Monastery, Monument, Museum: Sites and Artifacts of Thai Cultural Memory

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780824866068
eISBN:
9780824876913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824866068.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

Chapter 6 discusses the uncertain place in Thai cultural memory of prehistory, knowledge of which achieved definition as a result of archaeological investigations by joint Thai and American missions ... More


Native Forests: From Multiple-Use to Protected Areas

Brett M. Bennett

in Plantations and Protected Areas: A Global History of Forest Management

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029933
eISBN:
9780262329910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029933.003.0003
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines how ideas about forest management changed from the nineteenth to the late twentieth centuries in response to the expanding idea of “naturalness.” In the nineteenth century, ... More


The Defences of Macau: Forts, Ships and Weapons over 450 years

Richard J. Garrett

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099937
eISBN:
9789882206809
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099937.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The forts built from the early seventeenth century onwards, the ships that defended Macau's waters, the weapons that armed the facilities and the soldiers and sailors who manned them all are detailed ... More


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