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


Richardson, BJ and Hogan, J, The Remarkable Tasmanian Devil': The aesthetics of persecution and protection, Alternative Law Journal, 43, (4) pp. 269-274. ISSN 1037-969X (2018) [Refereed Article]

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DOI: doi:10.1177/1037969X18783536


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 Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:aesthetics, arts, museums, nature conservation
Research Division:Creative Arts and Writing
Research Group:Art history, theory and criticism
Research Field:Art history, theory and criticism not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Culture and Society
Objective Group:Arts
Objective Field:Arts not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Richardson, BJ (Professor Benjamin Richardson)
UTAS Author:Hogan, J (Dr Jan Hogan)
ID Code:128073
Year Published:2018
Web of Science® Times Cited:1
Deposited By:Office of the Faculty of Law
Deposited On:2018-08-30
Last Modified:2019-03-15

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