UNESCO and Intangible Cultural Heritage from the Viewpoint of Sustainable Development
STANDARD SETTING IN UNESCO: SIXTY YEARS OF NORMATIVE ACTION IN EDUCATION, SCIENCE AND CULTURE, pp. 237-265, A. Yusuf, ed., Martinus Nijhoff, 2007
Posted: 12 Jan 2012
Date Written: January 2007
This paper questions the notion of sustainable development as it is used in the convention for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage. It is proposed to interpret this notion differently from the currently accepted regular meaning of the concept. Some parallels are made to the works of Amartyia Sen.
Keywords: intangible cultural heritage, sustainable development, convention for the safeguarding of intangible cultural heritage
JEL Classification: K10, K33
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