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The Resource Community paralegals and the pursuit of justice, edited by Vivek Maru, Varun Gauri

Community paralegals and the pursuit of justice, edited by Vivek Maru, Varun Gauri

Label
Community paralegals and the pursuit of justice
Title
Community paralegals and the pursuit of justice
Statement of responsibility
edited by Vivek Maru, Varun Gauri
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this book, we aim to characterize and assess a lesser-known intermediate institution-the community paralegal. According to the 2012 Kampala Declaration on Community Paralegals, community paralegals "use knowledge of law and government and tools like mediation, organizing, education, and advocacy to [help people] seek concrete solutions to instances of injustice." Paralegals and their clients typically address three kinds of problems: disputes among citizens, citizen grievances against state institutions, and disputes between citizens and private firms"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Maru, Vivek
  • Gauri, Varun
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  • Legal services
  • Legal assistants
  • Legal assistants
  • Legal services
  • Developing countries
Label
Community paralegals and the pursuit of justice, edited by Vivek Maru, Varun Gauri
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
Paralegal in Comparative Perspective : What Have We Learned Across These Six Countries?, Vivek Maru and Varun Gauri; "To Whom do the People Take Their Issues?": The Contribution of Community-Based Paralegals to Access to Justice in South Africa, Jackie Dugard and Katherine Drage; Community-Based Paralegalism in the Philippines: From Social Movements to Democratization, Jennifer Franco, Hector Soliman, and Maria Roda Cisnero; Paralegalism in Indonesia : Balancing Relationships in the Shadow of the Law, Ward Berenschot and Taufik Rinaldi; Kenya's Community-based Paralegals : A Tradition of Grassroots Legal Activism, H. Abigail Moy; Squeezing Justice Out of a Broken System: Community Paralegals in Sierra Leone, Vivek Maru, Lyttelton Braima, and Gibrill Jalloh; The Contributions of Community-based Paralegals in Delivering Access to Justice in Post-war Liberia, Peter Chapman and Chelsea Payne
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 269 pages
Isbn
9781107159716
Lccn
2017050592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1006480633
Label
Community paralegals and the pursuit of justice, edited by Vivek Maru, Varun Gauri
Publication
Copyright
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
Paralegal in Comparative Perspective : What Have We Learned Across These Six Countries?, Vivek Maru and Varun Gauri; "To Whom do the People Take Their Issues?": The Contribution of Community-Based Paralegals to Access to Justice in South Africa, Jackie Dugard and Katherine Drage; Community-Based Paralegalism in the Philippines: From Social Movements to Democratization, Jennifer Franco, Hector Soliman, and Maria Roda Cisnero; Paralegalism in Indonesia : Balancing Relationships in the Shadow of the Law, Ward Berenschot and Taufik Rinaldi; Kenya's Community-based Paralegals : A Tradition of Grassroots Legal Activism, H. Abigail Moy; Squeezing Justice Out of a Broken System: Community Paralegals in Sierra Leone, Vivek Maru, Lyttelton Braima, and Gibrill Jalloh; The Contributions of Community-based Paralegals in Delivering Access to Justice in Post-war Liberia, Peter Chapman and Chelsea Payne
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 269 pages
Isbn
9781107159716
Lccn
2017050592
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1006480633

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