Cultural Law [book]

James A. R. Nafziger, Robert Kirkwood Paterson, Alison Dundes Renteln
2010 unpublished
Cultural law is a new and exciting field of study and practice. The core themes of linguistic and other cultural rights, cultural identity and differentiation, cultural heritage, traditional knowledge, sports, and religion are of fundamental importance to people around the world, engaging them at the grassroots level and often commanding their daily attention. The related legal processes are both significant and complex. This unique collection of materials and commentary on cultural law covers
more » ... ultural law covers a broad range of themes. Opening chapters explore critical issues involving cultural activities, artifacts, and status, as well as the fundamental concepts of culture and law. Subsequent chapters examine the dynamic interplay of law and culture with respect to each of the core themes. The materials demonstrate the reality and efficacy of international, comparative, and indigenous law and legal practices in the dynamic context of culture-related issues. Throughout the book, the issues are presented at international, national, subnational, tribal, and strictly cultural levels of authority. Hardback isbn 978-1-107-61309-6 Paperback Cambridge University Press has no responsibility for the persistence or accuracy of urls for external or third-party Internet Web sites referred to in this publication and does not guarantee that any content on such Web sites is, or will remain, accurate or appropriate.
doi:10.1017/cbo9780511751004 fatcat:ggzh4sd6lrcpjkeyz2v6imjjbe