Customary justice and the rule of law in war-torn societies /

"Customary Justice and the Rule of Law in War-Torn Societies presents seven in-depth case studies that take a broad interdisciplinary approach to the study of the justice system. Moving beyond the narrow lens of legal analysis, the cases--Mozambique, Guatemala, East Timor, Afghanistan, Liberia,...

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Corporate Authors: United States Institute of Peace, United States Institute of Peace Press
Other Authors: Isser, Deborah
Format: Book
Published: Washington, D.C. : United States Institute of Peace Press, c2011
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Table of Contents:
  • Dilemmas of articulation in Mozambique : customary justice in transition / Stephen Lubkemann, Helene Maria Kyed, and Jennifer Garvey
  • Mayan law in post-conflict Guatemala / Jan Hessbruegge and Carlos Fredy Ochoa Garcia
  • Local-level justice under transitional administration : lessons from East Timor / Tanja Chopra, Christian Ranheim, and Rod Nixon
  • The clash of two goods : state and nonstate dispute resolution in Afghanistan / Thomas Barfield, Neamat Nojumi, and J. Alexander Thier
  • Unintended consequences : constraint of customary justice in post-conflict Liberia / Stephen Lubkemann, Deborah Isser, and Philip A. Z. Banks III
  • Tribal customary law and legal pluralism in al Anbar, Iraq / Patricio Asfura-Heim
  • Customary law in the cross fire of Sudan's war of identities / Francis M. Deng