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Comparative law in a global context : the legal systems of Asia and Africa

Author: Werner Menski
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Develops an approach to understanding law as an internally plural interactive phenomenon in a globalising world.

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Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)62475372
(OCoLC)183927844
(OCoLC)779649528
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Menski
ISBN: 0521858593 9780521858595 0521675294 9780521675291 0511606680 9780511606687
OCLC Number: 62475372
Description: xx, 674 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Globalisation and Asian and African legal systems --
Comparative law and legal theory from a global perspective --
Legal pluralism --
Comparative jurisprudence : images and reflections of law --
Hindu law : the search for appropriateness --
Muslim law : god's law or men's law? --
African law : the search for law --
Chinese law : code and conduct --
Towards global legal realism.
Other Titles: Legal systems of Asia and Africa
Responsibility: Werner Menski.
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'This is a sprawling, engaged and engaging study in comparative jurisprudence. It provides, as the title indicates, an extended comparative study of the legal systems that function in Africa and Asia Read more...

 
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