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- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.99
On July 11, 1963, a seemingly harmless dry cleaning van drew up outside a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa. Within seconds, heavily armed police had burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC). Together with the already imprisoned Nelson Mandela, they were put on trial and charged... more...
- 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...
- Brandes & Apsel 2014; US$ 13.67
Der kongolesische Gynäkologe Denis Mukwege kämpft für die Wiederherstellung der Würde der vergewaltigten Frauen im Kongo. Ihre authentischen Berichte sind schmerzliche Zeugnisse brutaler Gewalt, sprechen aber auch von Lebenswillen und Lebensmut. Tausende Frauen sind systematischer sexueller Gewalt ausgesetzt, die ein Teil des Krieges im Ost-Kongo ist.... more...
- 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...
- Safari Books Ltd. 2014; US$ 32.95
Oil Thefts and Pipeline Vandalization in Nigeria focuses on leakages in oil revenue through thefts and vandalisation which has now become a national shame and embarrassment. The book presents a scholarly evaluation of the evolution, etiology, causes, nature, extent, characteristics, legal aspects, trends rationale and modus operandi of the phenomena... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 41.95
Allan Christelow examines the Muslim courts of Algeria from 1854, when the French first intervened in Islamic legal matters, through the gradual subordination of the courts and judges that went on until World War I. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
In the wake of apartheid, Law and Sacrifice draws on the uniquely expansive protection of fundamental rights now entrenched in the South African Constitution to outline a new theory of law. The South African Constitution not only protects the rights of people against abuses of power by the state, but also against abuses of power by private legal... more...
- LawAfrica Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 29.95
This book is an appraisal of law and practice in light of International Human Rights Law and Best Practices book is essential reading for anyone who wants to grasp the scope of the freedom of speech for Members of Parliament and even the general populace in a democratic setting. The book provides valuable insights into why the freedom of speech for... more...
- University of Namibia Press 2014; US$ 49.95
Customary Law Ascertained Volume 2 is the second of a three volume series in which traditional authorities in Namibia present the customary laws of their communities. It contains the laws of the Bakgalagari, the Batswana ba Namibia and the Damara communities. The recognised traditional authorities in Namibia are expected to ascertain the customary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Many critical theorists talk and write about the day after the revolution, but few have actually participated in the constitution of a revolutionary government. Emeritus Justice Albie Sachs was a freedom fighter for most of his life. He then played a major role in the negotiating committee for the new constitution of South Africa, and was subsequently... more...