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Governance and Limited Statehood

Non-State Justice Institutions and the Law

Decision-Making at the Interface of Tradition, Religion and the State

Editors: Kötter, M., Röder, T., Schuppert, F., Wolfrum, R. (Eds.)

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This book focuses on decision-making by non-state justice institutions at the interface of traditional, religious, and state laws. The authors discuss the implications of non-state justice for the rule of law, presenting case studies on traditional councils and courts in Pakistan, South Sudan, Ethiopia, Bolivia and South Africa.

About the authors

Katharina Diehl, Max Planck Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law, Germany. Girmachew Alemu Aneme, University of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Justice Ruben Madol Arol, Supreme Court of South Sudan, Juba, South Sudan Simone Malz, Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Germany. Lorena Ossio Bustillos, Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy, Germany. Christa Rautenbach, North-West University, South Africa. Naveed Ahmad Shinwari, Community Appraisal and Motivation Programme (CAMP), Pakistan. Brian Z. Tamanaha, Washington University, Illinois, USA.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

  • Introduction: A Bifurcated Theory of Law in Hybrid Societies

    Tamanaha, Brian Z.

    Pages 1-21

  • Pakistan: Jirgas Dispensing Justice without State Control

    Röder, Tilmann J. (et al.)

    Pages 25-54

  • South Sudan: Linking the Chiefs’ Judicial Authority and the Statutory Court System

    Diehl, Katharina (et al.)

    Pages 55-79

  • Ethiopia: Legal and Judicial Plurality and the Incorporation of Traditional Dispute Resolution Mechanisms within the State Justice System

    Aneme, Girmachew Alemu

    Pages 80-99

  • Bolivia: Normative Equality between State and Customary Law. Utopia or the Future of Hybrid Normative Systems?

    Bustillos, Lorena Ossio

    Pages 100-120

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eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-137-40328-5
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Hardcover $105.00
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Softcover $100.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Non-State Justice Institutions and the Law
Book Subtitle
Decision-Making at the Interface of Tradition, Religion and the State
Editors
  • M. Kötter
  • T. Röder
  • F. Schuppert
  • R. Wolfrum
Series Title
Governance and Limited Statehood
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-40328-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137403285
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-40327-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-48694-6
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 252
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