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Regional comparative and uniform law

  • Federalismby Graham Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 83.95

    This book provides a comprehensive and detailed examination of the successes and failures of federalism in a diverse range of multi-ethnic polities and societies. It offers excellent coverage of the experiences of a wide range of contemporary states with specially commissioned contributions from established authorities. An introductory chapter introduces... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Africaby Aimé Muyoboke Karimunda

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Human development is not simply about wealth and economic well-being, it is also dependent upon shared values that cherish the sanctity of human life. Using comparative methods, archival research and quantitative findings, this book explores the historical and cultural background of the death penalty in Africa, and presents a clear and compelling case... more...

  • 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...

  • Innovation & Intellectual Propertyby Jeremy de Beer; Chris Armstrong; Chidi Oguamanam; Tobias Schonwetter

    University of Cape Town Press 2014; US$ 26.99

    The Open African Innovation Research and Training (Open A.I.R.) project focused on the intersection of innovation, intellectual property (IP), and development in Africa and this book offers its research findings. Its case studies cover nine African countries?Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Mozambique, Botswana, and South Africa?looking... more...

  • Islamic Law in Africaby J N D Anderson

    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...

  • SADC Gender Protocol 2013 Barometerby Colleen Lowe Morna

    Gender Links 2013; US$ 44.95

    In August 2008, Heads of State of the Southern African Development Community adopted the ground-breaking SADC Protocol on Gender and Development. This followed a concerted campaign by NGOs under the umbrella of the Southern Africa Gender Protocol Alliance. By the 2013 Heads of State summit, 13 countries had signed and 12 countries had ratified the... more...

  • Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africaby John R. Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 155.00

    In 1998 a bloody war erupted in The Horn of Africa between Ethiopia and Eritrea. During the war Ethiopia arrested and expelled 70,000 of its citizens, and stripped another 50,000-plus of their citzenship on the basis of their presumed ethnicity. Nationalism, Law and Statelessness: Grand Illusions in the Horn of Africa examines the events which led... more...

  • Land Law Reform in East Africaby Patrick McAuslan

    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...

  • International Watercourses Law in the Niale River Basinby Tadesse Kassa Woldetsadik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    The Nile River and its basin extend over a distinctive geophysical cord connecting eleven sovereign states from Egypt to Tanzania, which are home to an estimated population of 422.2 million people. The Nile is an essential source of water for domestic, industrial and agricultural uses throughout the basin, yet for more than a century it has been at... more...