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The ‘Remarkable Tasmanian Devil’: The aesthetics of persecution and protection

Richardson, BJ ORCID: 0000-0002-3249-5648 and Hogan, J ORCID: 0000-0002-2538-6101 2018 , 'The ‘Remarkable Tasmanian Devil’: The aesthetics of persecution and protection' , Alternative Law Journal , pp. 1-6 , doi: 10.1177/1037969X18783536.

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This article evaluates the role of aesthetic values in environmental governance. It uses the Tasmania Museum and Art Gallery’s current exhibition of the ‘Remarkable Tasmanian Devil’ to explore the positive and negative implications of aesthetic values in the cultural and legal status of wildlife and other natural phenomena. The article has wider implications for the role of aesthetics in shaping public values and promoting law reform.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Richardson, BJ and Hogan, J
Keywords: aesthetics, arts, museums, nature conservation
Journal or Publication Title: Alternative Law Journal
Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
ISSN: 1037-969X
DOI / ID Number: 10.1177/1037969X18783536
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Copyright 2018 The Author(s)

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