• Sociology
  • Published 2008

The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice

  title={The Heritage Game: Economics, Policy, and Practice},
  author={Alan T. Peacock and Ilde Rizzo},
A notable feature in cultural life is the growing demand to preserve and promote public access to historical buildings and sites, and artistic treasures of the past. Governments are increasingly involved in financing and regulating private attempts to meet this growing demand as well as extending their own provision of these treasures in state and locally owned museums and galleries. These developments raise important issues about the scope, content, and relevance of heritage policies in today… CONTINUE READING