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  • Shari'a and Custom in Libyan Tribal Societyby Aharon Layish; Alexander Borg

    BRILL 2004; US$ 136.00

    This volume comprising annotated translations of court decisions focuses on the interaction between the shari?a and tribal law as reflected in 72 protocols pertaining to personal status, homicide and bodily injury, etc. issued by Libyan shari?a courts approximately during the period 1930-1970. more...

  • Customary Law in the Modern Worldby Francis Deng

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Customary Law in the Modern World is the study of a coherent and well-established legal system, which is now operating in the context of a modern nation-state and therefore poised between remaining relevant and the threat of marginalization. Focusing on Sudan, the author places customary law in its historical and cultural context, analyzing... more...

  • From Human Rights to International Criminal Lawby Emmanuel Decaux; Malick Sow

    BRILL 2007; US$ 282.00

    Judge Laity Kama, the first president of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, was a Senegalese Judge, and a Human Rights experts within the United Nations. This collection of essays on international criminal law and human rights is published to honour him. 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...

  • 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...

  • Criminal Justice in the Pre-colonial, Colonial and Post-colonial Erasby Peter O. Nwankwo

    University Press of America 2009; US$ 49.99

    This book advances Frantz Fanon's two-revolutionary theory of decolonization and analyzes the changes in law during the pre-colonial, colonial, and post-colonial eras. The author argues that Fanon's model of colonial oppression and its categories of maintenance needs are predictive of the evolution from pre-colonial to post-colonial society in Africa. more...

  • Colonial Genocide and Reparations Claims in the 21st Centuryby Jeremy Sarkin

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00

    More and more, the descendants of indigenous victims of genocide, land expropriation, forced labor, and other systematic human rights violations committed by colonial powers are seeking reparations under international law from the modern successor governments and corporations. As the number of colonial reparations cases increases, courts around the... more...

  • The Ethiopian Red Terror Trialsby Kjetil Tronvoll; Charles Schaefer; Girmachew Alemu Aneme

    Boydell & Brewer 2009; US$ 29.95

    This collection analyses the approach taken by the current government of Ethiopia to deal with the massive human rights violations that took place from 1974 to 1991 under the Derg. more...

  • The Strange Alchemy of Life and Lawby Albie Sachs

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    From a young age Albie Sachs played a prominent part in the struggle for justice in South Africa. As a result he was detained in solitary confinement, tortured by sleep deprivation and eventually blown up by a car bomb which cost him his right arm and the sight of an eye. His experiences provoked an outpouring of creative thought on the role of law... more...

  • Christentum, Islam, Recht und Menschenrechteby Michaela Wittinger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Der Band beleuchtet den Zusammenhang zwischen den Religionen - Christentum und Islam - und dem Schutz der Menschenrechte. In zwei Beiträgen wird zum einen aufgezeigt, dass die universellen Menschenrechte als säkulares Konzept, aber mit durchaus religiösen Wurzeln, eine tragfähige Basis für einen gemeinsamen Dialog und bestenfalls auch Konsens darstellen... more...