Social quality in the conservation process of living heritage sites

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Kong, P.;
(2008)
  • Subject: spatial morphology | conservation | tourism development | social quality | design guidelines | living heritage sites

The "UNESCO World Heritage Convention" was ratificated on November 16, 1972. Since then, both public and private sectors around the world have attached growing importance to the safeguarding and conservation of selected cultural and natural "objects", focusing on physic... View more
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    1972.  Since  then,  both  public  and  private  sectors  around  the  world  have  Objectives ................................................................................... 1 Key issues ................................................................................... 2 1.2.1 Living heritage site ........................................................................... 2 1.2.2 Conservation .................................................................................... 4 1.2.3 Social quality .................................................................................... 5 1.2.4 Social capital..................................................................................... 6 1.2.5 Cultural diversity .............................................................................. 7 Brief research background ......................................................... 8 1.3.1 Evolvement of heritage conservation .............................................. 8 1.3.2 Social concerns in conservation ....................................................... 9 Problem statements ................................................................. 12 1.4.1 Lopsided value assessment of professionals over local populations   13

    1.4.2 Absence of social considerations on the daily lives of indigenous  people  14

    Figure A‐ 6: Natural boundaries and current land‐use patterns of Ogimiachi  village, after Appendix 3b, Saito et al., 1996  

    Figure A‐ 8: Facility distribution in Ogimachi village (after tourism map  2007) 

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