Local World Heritage: relocating expertise in World Heritage management

Walker, Dominic (2014) Local World Heritage: relocating expertise in World Heritage management. In: Who Needs Experts? Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage. Ashgate, Farnham, UK, pp. 181-201. ISBN 9781409439349

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Abstract

This chapter explores an emerging role for the heritage expert or professional, one that may require a fundamental decentering of authority. I briefly outline the process by which the range of accepted forms of heritage in the UK has expanded and then problematize the notion of expertise. Subsequently I explore how issues have emerged in the management of the Blaenavon Industrial Landscape, a World Heritage Site in South Wales. Finally, I explore how more mutually beneficial and inclusive collaborative projects might be better achieved.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: This is an Accepted Manuscript of a book chapter published by Ashgate in Who Needs Experts? Counter-mapping Cultural Heritage in January 2014, available online: https://www.routledge.com/Who-Needs-Experts-Counter-mapping-Cultural-Heritage/Schofield/p/book/9781409439349.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heritage Studies, Public Archaeology, World Heritage, Expertise, Community, Collaboration, Blaenavon, Wales
Subjects: Arts > Gallery and museum
Hospitality and tourism > Tourism > Tourism management
Social sciences > Communication and culture
Depositing User: Dominic Walker
Date Deposited: 20 Jan 2017 12:20
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2017 13:07
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/3041

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