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The Resource Access to justice and human security : cultural contradictions in rural South Africa, Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

Access to justice and human security : cultural contradictions in rural South Africa, Sindiso Mnisi Weeks

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Access to justice and human security : cultural contradictions in rural South Africa
Title
Access to justice and human security
Title remainder
cultural contradictions in rural South Africa
Statement of responsibility
Sindiso Mnisi Weeks
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
For most people in rural South Africa, traditional justice mechanisms provide the only feasible means of to legal solutions to conflict. These mechanisms are popularly associated with restorative justice, reconciliation and harmony. Yet, this ethnographic study grounded in the political economy of rural South Africa reveals how historical conditions and contemporary pressures have resulted in a degree of human insecurity that has strained these mechanisms{u2019} ability to deliver the high normative ideals with which they are notionally linked. The book provides a vision for access to justice in rural South Africa that takes seriously the volatile human conditions--poverty, gendered social relations, delicate social trust, and plausibility of violent self-help--of ordinary people and traditional authorities alike. The author proposes a cooperative governance model that maximises the resources and capacity of both traditional and state justice apparatus for delivering the legal and social justice that meets rural people's basic human needs
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DLC
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1980-
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Weeks, Sindiso Mnisi
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cultural diversity and law
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Law reform
  • Restorative justice
  • Dispute resolution (Law)
  • Rule of law
  • Dispute resolution (Law)
  • Justice, Administration of
  • Law reform
  • Restorative justice
  • Rule of law
  • South Africa
Label
Access to justice and human security : cultural contradictions in rural South Africa, Sindiso Mnisi Weeks
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 6. Conflicting Identities: Fears, Vulnerabilities and Strengths Accompanying Gender and Age
  • 7. Confounding Objectives: What Do People Really Want?
  • Section IV
  • 8. Conclusion: A Vision of the South African Legal Order Far Beyond The Traditional Courts Bill
  • 1. Introduction
  • Section I
  • 2. Contentious Background: History and Theory
  • Section II (Institutional Attributes of Dispute Management in Msinga)
  • 3. Controversial Subject Matter: What Disputes Are Heard?
  • 4. Competing Authorities: What Forums Exist Over What Jurisdictions and How Do They Manage Disputes Between Them?
  • Section III (Interpersonal Attributes of Dispute Management in Msinga)
  • 5. Contradictory Social Relations: Who Is Disputing With Whom and Why?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 274 pages
Isbn
9781138060777
Lccn
2017031662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)990365489
Label
Access to justice and human security : cultural contradictions in rural South Africa, Sindiso Mnisi Weeks
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 6. Conflicting Identities: Fears, Vulnerabilities and Strengths Accompanying Gender and Age
  • 7. Confounding Objectives: What Do People Really Want?
  • Section IV
  • 8. Conclusion: A Vision of the South African Legal Order Far Beyond The Traditional Courts Bill
  • 1. Introduction
  • Section I
  • 2. Contentious Background: History and Theory
  • Section II (Institutional Attributes of Dispute Management in Msinga)
  • 3. Controversial Subject Matter: What Disputes Are Heard?
  • 4. Competing Authorities: What Forums Exist Over What Jurisdictions and How Do They Manage Disputes Between Them?
  • Section III (Interpersonal Attributes of Dispute Management in Msinga)
  • 5. Contradictory Social Relations: Who Is Disputing With Whom and Why?
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 274 pages
Isbn
9781138060777
Lccn
2017031662
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
System control number
(OCoLC)990365489

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