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  • In Search of Equalityby Stefanie Röhrs; Dee Smythe; Annie Hsieh; Monica de Souza

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Just over 50 years ago, several African countries drew up new constitutions that included additions such as the Protocol on the Rights of Women. Decades later, has constitutional reform brought gender equality to women in Africa? And what does gender equality mean in the everyday lives of women on the continent? The contributors to this volume provide... 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...

  • 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 African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights and International Lawby Rachel Murray

    Hart Publishing Limited 2000; US$ 135.00

    This work draws on the jurisprudence and practice of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, to challenge the applicability of international law to the African situation. It includes an examination of the evolution of the African Charter and the status of ratification. more...

  • Mining in Africaby Bonnie Campbell

    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...

  • Legal Frameworks for Tertiary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby William Saint

    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...

  • Indigenousness in Africaby Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda

    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...

  • Southern African Development Community Land Issuesby Ben Chigara

    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...

  • Gesellschaftspolitisches Denken in den USAby Andreas Hess

    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...

  • African Contributions in Shaping the Worldwide Intellectual Property Systemby Tshimanga Kongolo

    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...