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Who Needs Experts?
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: John Schofield
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Taking the significant Faro Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Council of Europe 2005) as its starting point, this book presents pragmatic views on the rise of the local and the everyday within cultural heritage discourse. Bringing together a range of case studies within a broad geographic
International Heritage Law for Communities
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Lucas Lixinski
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-05-30 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This book critically engages the shortcomings of the field of international heritage law, seen through the lenses of the five major UNESCO treaties for the safeguarding of different types of heritage. It argues that these five treaties have effectively prevented local communities, who bear the brunt of the costs associated
Democracy, Education and Research
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: John Schostak, Ivor F. Goodson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-09 - Publisher: Routledge

Considering how practices and processes of research and education can create fundamental, radical social change, Democracy, Education and Research assesses the meaning of ‘public impact‘ by rethinking what is meant by ‘public‘ and how it is essential to the methodologies of education and research. Focusing on empirical illustrations of the
Expertise: A Philosophical Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Jamie Carlin Watson
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-03 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

What does it mean to be an expert? What sort of authority do experts really have? And what role should they play in today's society? Addressing why ever larger segments of society are skeptical of what experts say, Expertise: A Philosophical Introduction reviews contemporary philosophical debates and introduces what an
Sounds and the City
Language: en
Pages: 323
Authors: B. Lashua, K. Spracklen, S. Wagg
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-27 - Publisher: Springer

This book explores the ways in which Western-derived music connects with globalization, hybridity, consumerism and the flow of cultures. Both as local terrain and as global crossroads, cities remain fascinating spaces of cultural contestation and meaning-making via the composing, playing, recording and consumption of popular music.