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Archaeology, communication, and multiple stakeholders: From the other side of the Big Pond

  • Janet E. Levy (a1)

Abstract

This article reviews discussions and debates about effective communication within North American archaeology. The development of cultural resource management and the expansion of Native American control over archaeology have both influenced the practice and communication of archaeology. The concept of diverse stakeholders derives from discussions about ethics in archaeology, but is relevant to understanding the complexities of archaeological communication. Rather than focus on criticisms of archaeological communication, various examples of effective communication are provided.

Cet article reprend les discussions et débats sur une communication effective au sein de l'archéologie nord américaine. Le développement de la gestion des ressources culturelles et l'expansion du contrôle indigène de l'archéologie ont l'un et l'autre influencé la pratique et la communication de l'archéologie. Le concept des diverses parties prenantes découle de discussions sur l'éthique en archéologie, et en même temps est pertinent pour la compréhension de la complexité de la communication archéologique. L'article fournit de nombreux exemples de communication effective plutôt que de focusser sur des critiques de la communication archéologique

Zusammenfassung

Dieser Artikel behandelt Diskussionen und Debatten über die effektive Kommunikation innerhalb der nordamerikanischen Archäologie. Die Entwicklung der Pflege der kulturellen Ressourcen und der Ausdehnung der Kontrolle indigener Amerikaner über die Archäologie haben beide die Praxis und Kommunikation der Archäologie beeinflusst. Das Konzept diverser Teilhaber erwächst aus den Diskussionen über die Ethik in der Archäologie, doch ist es notwendig, um die Komplexität der archäologischen Kommunikation zu verstehen. Mehr als die Kritiken zu archäologischer Kommunikation zu reflektieren werden verschiedene Beispiele effektiver Kommunikation vorgestellt.

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