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Heritage Law and Policy - LAW859

This unit examines the concept of heritage and the various mechanisms for conservation of natural and cultural, intangible and tangible, elements of heritage. Specific areas include world heritage, underwater cultural heritage, movable heritage, Indigenous conceptions of heritage, intangible heritage and cultural expression. Legal regimes for heritage conservation at international, national, state and local levels are examined and case studies are used to illustrate the policy tensions inherent in environmental decision making in this area. International initiatives to address issues in heritage conservation are examined and the challenges to effective implementation in developed and developing countries assessed.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

2018 - Next offered in 2018

Staff Contact(s): Ms Judith Preston

Admission to MEnvLaw or MIntEnvLaw or LLM or MIntLawGovPP or GradDipIntRel or MPPP or GradDipPP or 42cp in LAW or LAWS units at 400 or 500 level or (admission to JD and 32cp in LAW or LAWS units at 800 level) Prerequisite Information


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Assessed As: Graded
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Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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