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From local to World Heritage: a comparative analysis

Vigneron, Sophie (2016) From local to World Heritage: a comparative analysis. Historic Environment: Policy and practice, 7 (2-3). pp. 115-132. ISSN 1756-7505. E-ISSN 1756-7513. (doi:10.1080/17567505.2016.1172779) (KAR id:56094)

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Abstract

This paper aims to assess the implementation of the 1972 Convention in 10 countries (Australia, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States) which were part of a research network funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council in 2012–15 by examining the selection process of cultural properties at the national level through a survey. The survey consisted of a questionnaire that aimed to identify national practices regarding the identification and nomination of sites for submission on the state’s Tentative List and then onto the World Heritage List. It highlighted that despite the efforts of the World Heritage Committee to unify the submission process through long and detailed Operational Guidelines, there are important differences at a national level that lead to the List’s lack of representativity and an heterogeneous implementation of the Convention.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1080/17567505.2016.1172779
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sarah Slowe
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2016 19:07 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:35 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/56094 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Vigneron, Sophie: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8667-4406
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