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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Archaeological Communities and Languages

Kristian Kristiansen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6622 words.

The recent expansion of the heritage sector is linked to developments of infrastructure, leading to developer-funded rescue archaeology, and cultural tourism, which shifted the public...

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Contesting the Aesthetic Construction of Community

Denise Lawrence-Zúñiga.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 5669 words.

This chapter considers community conflicts arising over the aesthetic character of homes when advocates use government policies and regulations to impose historic preservation values....

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Enhancing Public Archaeology Through Community Service Learning

Michael Shakir Nassaney.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 10977 words.

Public archaeologists are turning to community service learning (CSL) as a model for resolving the perceived learning crisis in the field, and to redress the limitations of archaeological...

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On the Need for a Nuanced Understanding of “Community” in Heritage Policy and Practice

Martin Mulligan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6441 words.

The alleged benefits of community participation in cultural resource management has been an article of faith in the international heritage community since the early 1990s, yet the ambiguous...

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Descendant Community Partnering, the Politics of time, and the Logistics of Reality

James M. Davidson and Jamie C. Brandon.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 10397 words.

This article explores some diverse examples as a way of furthering the understanding of the complexities of descendant community engagement and offering some suggestions as to methodology....

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Intergenerational Learning

Giulia Cortellesi, Jessica Harpley and Margaret Kernan.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6060 words.

This chapter explores the potential of intergenerational learning (IGL) occurring in communities around the globe to contribute to cultural conservation and cultural transformation. It...

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People in Place

James Michael Buckley.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 5827 words.

Public heritage practice in American cities has largely focused on the physical landscape of the European-based majority culture. As the nation’s urban areas continue to become more...

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Race and Prosaic Materiality

Paul R. Mullins.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6483 words.

Race has long been rendered invisible in everyday materiality or remade to mask the relationship between material things and the colour line. This chapter focuses on a public sculpture...

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Understanding Well-Being

Faye Sayer.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6451 words.

In the last decade well-being has become a central theme in political and public discussions; it has also filtered into professional dialogue pertaining to the methods and practice of...

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Culturally Reflexive Stewardship

Robert H. Winthrop.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 4893 words.

This article is concerned with caring for place, the interweaving of community, landscape, and culture. Culturally reflexive stewardship (crs) involves actions to sustain a way of life,...

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Cultural Heritage

Christian Barrère.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6783 words.

This article criticizes the reduction of Cultural Heritages to Cultural Capital or Cultural Commons. Whereas economists usually reduce heritages to their capital aspects (standard capital...

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Photo Essay

Peter Metelerkamp.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Contemporary World

October 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 2705 words.

This project uses the photography of the interiors of buildings to inquire into the ways in which the character of a community reveals itself at a moment in time. Reflexively focused on a...

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Emptying the Magician's Hat

Margaret Purser.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 8393 words.

GIS technology is a powerful new tool in public archaeology, and using it fundamentally changes the dynamic between archaeologists and the communities with whom they are working. GIS data...

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Introduction

Robin Skeates, John Carman and Carol McDavid.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 4638 words.

This article reappraises the place of archaeology in the contemporary world by critically engaging with old and new debates in the field of public archaeology. It evaluates the range of...

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Archaeologists and Metal-Detector Users in England and Wales

Suzie Thomas.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 9450 words.

This article explores the history of the changing relationships between archaeologists and metal-detector users in England and Wales, including the competing political strategies of both...

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Participatory Action Research and Archaeology

Fred L. McGhee.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 7668 words.

Participatory Action Research (PAR) refers to a research methodology that aims to transform communities for the better, and in which positive social change is an explicit goal. This article...

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Public Benefits of Public Archaeology

Barbara J. Little.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 8611 words.

Public archaeology means something far broader than archaeology that is completed to comply with legal and regulatory requirements or paid for by public funds. Professional archaeologists...

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Class, Labour, and the Public

David A. Gadsby and Robert C. Chidester.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 9714 words.

This article discusses the approaches that historical archaeologists have taken towards class and labour, and the various ways in which this research has been shared with the public. It is...

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Teaching through Rather than about

Kevin M. Bartoy.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Archaeology

January 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Contemporary and Public Archaeology. 6405 words.

The practice of archaeology has always had an educational component. This article attempts to draw from the rich literature in education and museum studies to situate the practice of public...

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Introduction

Angela M. Labrador and Neil Asher Silberman.

in The Oxford Handbook of Public Heritage Theory and Practice

September 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary and Public Archaeology; History and Theory of Archaeology. 7575 words.

The field of cultural heritage is no longer solely dependent on the expertise of art and architectural historians, archaeologists, conservators, curators, and site and museum...

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