Penal heritage: approaches to interpretation

Tennant, M. (2017) Penal heritage: approaches to interpretation. Other. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This briefing paper provides guidance to the heritage industry on the ethical interpretation of penal heritage. It has a primary focus on the UK because of the recent closure and sale of a number of former prison sites.

The paper explores a number of issues in relation to penal heritage interpretation and closes with a case study outlining work done in relation to the former Canterbury prison site purchased by Canterbury Christ Church University in 2014.

The briefing paper was produced as part of the 'Dark Tourism in Comparative Perspective: Sites of Suffering, Sites of Memory' project funded by AHRC and LABEX.

Item Type: Report (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prison heritage; dark tourism
Subjects: H Social Sciences
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology > HV8301 Penology. Prisons. Corrections
Divisions: Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences > School of Law, Criminal Justice and Computing
Depositing User: Maryse Tennant
Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 09:31
Last Modified: 13 Nov 2018 09:31
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/17783

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