The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law 63/2011

Edited by: Melanie G. Wiber

This special issue contains papers on international development interventions that offer support to justice and security reforms in so-called "fragile states." Following an introduction by guest editor Helene Maria Kyed, the book includes papers on: justice and security architecture in Africa * reconfiguring state and non-state actors in the provision of safety in (South) Africa - implications for bottom-up policing arrangements and for donor funding * the consequences of ideals-oriented rule of law policy-making in Liberia * the politics of customary law ascertainment in South Sudan * hybrid and 'everyday' political ordering - constructing and contesting legitimacy in Somaliland * spinning a conflict management web in Vanuatu - creating and strengthening links between state and non-state legal institutions * decentralized power and traditional authorities - how power determines access to justice in Sierra Leone * delivering justice - the changing gendered dynamics of land tenure in Botswana. (Series: The Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unofficial Law - Vol. 63)

288 pages

Publication Date: 6/6/2012
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9783643998736