Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights: Intersections in Theory and Practice

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Michele Langfield, William Logan, Mairead Nic Craith
Taylor & Francis, Nov 27, 2009 - Social Science - 272 pages
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This theoretically innovative anthology investigates the problematic linkages between conserving cultural heritage, maintaining cultural diversity, defining and establishing cultural citizenship, and enforcing human rights.

It is the first publication to address the notions of cultural diversity, cultural heritage and human rights in one volume. Heritage provides the basis of humanity’s rich cultural diversity. While there is a considerable literature dealing separately with cultural diversity, cultural heritage and human rights, this book is distinctive and has contemporary relevance in focusing on the intersection between the three concepts. Cultural Diversity, Heritage and Human Rights establishes a fresh approach that will interest students and practitioners alike and on which future work in the heritage field might proceed.

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William Logan has published eight books of poetry and five books of essays and reviews. Among his many awards are the Corrington Medal for Literary Excellence, the Allen Tate Prize, the Peter I. B. Lavan Younger Poets Award, the inaugural Randall Jarrell Prize for Poetry Criticism, and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism. He teaches at the University of Florida and has been called the "most hated man in American poetry" as well as the "pre-eminent poet-critic of his generation," and the "best poetry critic in America.

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