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- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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, and pursues a contrast between transformational and traditional developments; where the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
In many parts of Africa three different systems of laws are concurrently applied ? the imported "Colonial" law, the indigenous customary law and Islamic law. In some countries the customary and the Islamic law are kept separate and distinct, while in others they are fused into a single system. This volume represents a unique survey of the extent to... more...
- International Development Research Centre 2009; US$ 40.00
The continent of Africa is rich in minerals needed by Western economies. Yet the mining industry contributes very little to African development. Investigating the impact of the 2003 Extractive Industries Review on a number of African countries, the contributors find that a key dimension of the problem lies in the regulatory frameworks imposed on African... more...
- World Bank Publications 2009; US$ 9.99
The performance of tertiary institutions is heavily influenced by their governance arrangements, management structures, accountability mechanisms, and the regulatory environments in which they operate. Institutional performance can be enhanced or diminished by the legal frameworks that condition institutional capabilities to respond, adapt and maintain... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Following the internationalisation of the indigenous rights movement, a growing number of African hunter-gatherers, pastoralists and other communities have adopted indigenousness in claiming special legal protection. Their legal claims as the indigenous peoples of Africa are backed by many international actors such as indigenous rights activists, donors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book constitutes volume one of a two volume examination of development community land issues in Southern Africa. In this volume, Ben Chigara undertakes a holistic inter-disciplinary evaluation of the legitimacy of colonial and emergent post-colonial rule property rights in affected States of the Southern African Development Community (SADC).... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 19.95
Dieses Buch bietet eine sehr klare, umfassende und systematische Einführung in die Theorie des Sozialen und des Politischen in den USA. In einem ersten Teil werden die Haupttraditionen des amerikanischen Denkens vorgestellt: Politische Theologie, Republikanismus, Liberalismus und Pragmatismus. Der zweite Teil behandelt die zentralen Grundprobleme... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 134.95
Africa is playing an increasingly significant role in the domain of international intellectual property law, and this book underlines the contributions made by African countries as a group to the development of the current international IP system. It examines in detail their breakthrough proposals and initiatives at the WTO, WIPO and WHO with regard... more...