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Cultural Resources

Planning And Management, 1st Edition

By Jr., Roy Dickens


216 pages

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Cultural resource management is a new and vital field that has come about as a result of intensified federal efforts to identify, evaluate, and manage cultural resources as an element of the environment. Anthropologists, sociologists, historians, folklorists, planners, and others have had to pool their talents and knowledge to properly respond to n

Table of Contents

Introduction -- Definition of the Cultural Resource -- Archaeology and Cultural Materials as a Resource -- Planning for the Future with an Eye on the Past: The Value of Local Historical Resources -- Folklore: An Endangered Cultural Resource? -- Living Cultures and Cultural Resource Policy -- The Legal Process -- Allegories of Eligibility: The Determination of Eligibility Process and the Capacity for Thought among Archaeologists -- The National Register of Historic Places and the Grants-in-Aid Program -- The Environmental Review Process and Cultural Resources Management: A Case Study -- Comprehensive Review and Governmental Requirements for Cultural Resource Planning and Management: A State Perspective -- Cultural Resource Management and NEPA: The Perspective of an Urban Environmental Planner -- Expectations of Agency and Contractor -- Agency/Contractor Interface: A Game of Strategy Played along the Social Structure of Contact -- Experiences in Social Impact Assessment: The Anthropologist and the Agencies1 -- Mitigation of Energy Facility Impacts: Opportunities for Cooperation among Companies, Communities, and Anthropologists1 -- Developing Proposals for Federal Research: Grant versus Contract -- Methods and Public Participation -- Environmental Impact Studies in a Social Science Perspective: A Task Ahead -- Understanding Impact: Visual Media and Reflexive Research -- Family Impact Assessment: In Search of a Model -- The Cultural Impact Statement1 -- Public Participation through Information-Education Programs

About the Author

Roy S. Dickens, Jr., is associate professor of anthropology and director of the Laboratory of Archaeology at Georgia State University.

Carole E. Hill is chairperson and associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, Georgia State University.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General