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Cultures and Globalization

Cultures and Globalization
Heritage, Memory and Identity

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April 2011 | 440 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
'This volume of one of the most comprehensive in the field. Its three themes are critical for the study of culture and globalization with its condensation of space, time and memory. Exploring the intersection between these three processes, the essays are learned, deeply researched and insightful, and the comparative range is impressive. The volume is certain to become a standard reference text for scholars and the general reader alike' - Professor Stuart Hall, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, The Open University

Heritage, memory and identity are closely connected keywords of our time, each endowed with considerable rhetorical power. Different human groups define certain objects and practices as 'heritage'; they envision heritage to reflect some form of collective memory, either lived or imagined; and they combine both to construct cultural identities. Today, the three terms raise conjoined issues of practice, policy and politics in an increasingly globalized world.

Bringing together a truly global range of scholars, this volume explores heritage, memory and identity through a diverse set of subjects, including heritage sites, practices of memorialization, museums, sites of contestation, and human rights.

Pierre Nora
Yudhishthir Raj Isar, Dacia Viejo-Rose and Helmut K. Anheier
James V. Wertsch and Doc M. Billingsley
The Role of Narratives in Commemoration: Remembering as Mediated Action
Yudhishthir Raj Isar
UNESCO and Heritage: Global Doctrine, Global Practice
Dacia Viejo-Rose
Destruction and Reconstruction of Heritage: Impacts on Memory and Identity
Tim Winter
The Political Economies of Heritage
Ien Ang
Unsettling the National: Heritage and Diaspora
Jean-Pierre Warnier
Territorialization and the Politics of Autochthony
Cristina Sánchez-Carretero and Carmen Ortiz
Grassroots Memorials as Sites of Heritage Creation
Liz Šev?enko
Sites of Conscience: Heritage of and for Human Rights
Benjamin Morris
'Not Just a Place': Culture Heritage and the Environment
Regional Realities
Jagath Weerasinghe
Living Sacred Heritage and 'Authenticity' in South Asia
Aurel Croissant and Paul W. Chambers
A Contested Site of Memory: The Preah Vihear Temple
Susan Keitumetse, Laura McAtackney and Gobopaone Senata
Memory and Identity as Elements of Heritage Tourism in Southern Africa
Rosabelle Boswell
Multiple Heritages, Multiple Identities: The Southwest Indian Ocean
Dragan Klaic
Remembering and Forgetting Communist Cultural Production
Zala Volcic
Post-socialist Recollections: Identity and Memory in Former Yugoslavia
Lucina Jiménez López
Contemporary Creativity and Heritage in Latin America
Fields and Issues
Julie Thomas
The Manipulation of Memory and Heritage in Museums of Migration
Asu Aksoy and Kevin Robins
Heritage, Memory, Debris: Sulukule, Don't Forget
Yael Navaro-Yashin
Knowing the City: Migrants Negotiating Materialities in Istanbul
Akiko Hashimoto
Divided Memories, Contested Histories: The Shifting Landscape in Japan
Ananda Breed
Memorialization and the Rwandan Genocide: The Use of Theatre
Brian Schiff, Carolina Porto de Andrade and Mathilde Toulemonde
Narrating Shared Identity
Esther Shalev-Gerz
Listening Voices: On Actualizing Memories
Henrietta L. Moore
Intangibles: Culture, Heritage and Identity
David Lowenthal
From the Tower of Babel to the Ivory Tower

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