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  • Muslim Family Law in Sub-Saharan Africaby Shamil Jeppie; Ebrahim Moosa; Richard Roberts

    Amsterdam University Press 2010; US$ 59.00

    Offers comparative historical, anthropological and legal perspectives on the ways in which French and British colonial administrations interacted with the diversity of Islamic legal schools, scholars, and practices in Africa. more...

  • The Legal Empowerment Agendaby Dan Banik

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 59.95

    Defined as a process which increases access to justice and the legal rights of the poor, 'legal empowerment' is increasingly being considered to be an important tool in anti-poverty efforts in developing countries. This volume discusses the opportunities and constraints related to the enhancement of legal empowerment in the informal economy, with a... more...

  • The African Regional Human Rights Systemby Manisuli Ssenyonjo

    BRILL 2011; US$ 267.00

    All key matters on human rights in Africa since the adoption of the African Charter in 1981 are impressively considered in the chapters of the present book. There are twenty one chapters on key human rights issues and themes in Africa, written by highly qualified human rights authors actively involved in the current teaching and practice of human rights,... more...

  • Re-conceiving Property Rights in the New Millenniumby Ben Chigara

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This book constitutes volume two of a two volume examination of development community land issues in Southern Africa. Following from volume one, this book considers the possibility of a new, sustainable land relations policy for Southern African Development Community States (SADC) that are currently mired up in land disputes that have become subject... more...

  • International Human Rights Law in Africaby Frans Viljoen

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 79.99

    This book provides a comprehensive and analytical overview of human rights law in Africa. It examines the institutions, norms, and processes for human rights realization provided for under the United Nations system, the African Union, and sub-regional economic communitites in Africa, and explores their relationship with the national legal systems of... more...

  • Implementing Environmental Accountsby Rashid M. Hassan; Eric D. Mungatana

    Springer 2012; US$ 139.00

    Leaving aside human and social capital for a future volume, the book should be viewed as a crucial first step in developing indicators for total wealth in the countries covered by the case studies, which include Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Mozambique and South Africa. These case studies experiment with implementing the SEAA in sub-Saharan nations... more...

  • Protecting Human Security in Africaby Ademola Abass

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 97.99

    Protecting Human Security in Africa discusses some of the most potent threats to human security in Africa. It deals especially with those threats to the security of African people which are least understood or explored. In themes varying from corruption, the proliferation of small arms and light weapons, food security, the devastation of internal displacement... more...

  • Land Law Reform in Eastern Africa: Traditional or Transformative?by Patrick McAuslan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    Land Law Reform in East Africa reviews development and changes in the statutory land laws of 7 countries in Eastern Africa over the period 1961 ? 2011. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 sets up the conceptual framework for consideration of the reforms. Part 2 provides an in-depth and critical survey of the land law reforms introduced into... more...

  • Islamic Law in Africaby J N D Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    This volume represents a unique survey of the extent to which Islamic law is in fact applied in those parts of East and West Africa which were at one time under British administration. It examines the relevant legislation and case law, much of which has never appeared in any Law Reports; the judges and courts which apply it and the problems to which... more...