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Issues in Heritage Conservation - LAWS592

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 underwater cultural heritage, movable heritage, Indigenous intangible heritage and cultural expressions. 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: 3
When Offered:

TBD - Not offered in the current year; next offering is to be determined

Staff Contact(s): Law staff

(24cp in LAW or LAWS units) or (39cp at 100 level or above including ENV267Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): LAW542, LAW592
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Assessed As: Graded
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Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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