By Michele Langfield, William Logan, Mairead Nic Craith

This theoretically leading edge anthology investigates the troublesome linkages among keeping cultural history, keeping cultural range, defining and setting up cultural citizenship, and implementing human rights. it's the first ebook to handle the notions of cultural range, cultural history and human rights in a single quantity. history offers the foundation of humanity’s wealthy cultural variety. whereas there's a massive literature dealing individually with cultural variety, cultural history and human rights, this e-book is special and has modern relevance in concentrating on the intersection among the 3 innovations. Cultural variety, background and Human Rights establishes a clean strategy that might curiosity scholars and practitioners alike and on which destiny paintings within the historical past box may perhaps continue.

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Many other human rights provisions are relevant to questions of the protection of cultural heritage: these include the prohibition on discrimination on the basis of (among other things) race, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin (ICESCR, Article 2; ICCPR, Articles 28 Hilary Charlesworth 2, 26); the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion (ICCPR, Article 18); and the right to freedom of expression, which includes the freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds in any media (ICCPR, Article 19).

While traditionally, rights to property and rights regarding land laws are concerned with deeds, titles and other forms of individual titles, for Indigenous peoples their claims to land rights are much more deeply engrained with cultural values. From this perspective, Indigenous peoples’ claim to land rights challenges the traditional individualistic approach to property rights. Property laws are concerned with individualistic title to ownership, a claim which is foreign to Indigenous peoples’ communal cultural claim to their land.

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