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The shade of new leaves : governance in traditional authority ; a southern African perspective

Author: Manfred O Hinz; Helgard K Patemann; Centre for Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of Namibia.
Publisher: Berlin : Lit, 2006.
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred O Hinz; Helgard K Patemann; Centre for Applied Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of Namibia.
ISBN: 3825892832 9783825892838
OCLC Number: 63764186
Notes: "The shade of new leaves emerged out of an international conference on the living reality of customary law and traditional governance held in Windhoek in 2004"--Page 4 of cover.
Copyright by Centre for Applied Social Sciences (CASS), Faculty of Law, University of Namibia.
Description: xviii, 491 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1. Legal pluralism, traditional governance and the democratic constitutional order --
Legal pluralism in jurisprudential perspective / M.O. Hinz --
Continuing legal pluralism with gradual juridical integration: the way forward for post-colonial Africa / K. Chanda --
Traditional leadership and governance in South Africa: a new beginning / J.C. Bekker --
Recent developments in respect of policy and regulatory frameworks for traditional leadership in South Africa at both national and provincial level / N. Olivier --
Traditional authorities in Mozambique: between legitimisation and legitimacy / M.P.G. Meneses --
A Relacao entre o direito costumeiro e o direito estatal e entre as autoridades tradicionais e o estado / A. de Oliveira Joao Sango. Part 2. Traditional administration of justice revisited --
Formal and informal dispute resolution in Limpopo Province, South Africa / C.S. van der Waal --
Traditional courts and fundamental rights / T.W. Bennett --
Changing the customary law standard of gender justice: the Additional Protocol to the African Charter on Human and People's Rights on the Rights of Women in Africa / M. Munalula --
Criminal or civil procedure? The possibility of a plea of autrefois in the Namibian Community Courts Act / N. Horn. Part 3. Ascertaining customary law: prerequisite of good governance in traditional authority --
The ascertainment of customary law / M.O. Hinz and J.W. Kwenani --
South African Constitution, gender equality and succession to traditional leadership: a Venda case study / F.C. de Beer --
Customary inheritance law --
methodological aspects of research and main features of inheritance traditions / K. Buschbeck --
Adapting or reforming customary family law in a democratic constitutional dispensation: the South African experience / I.P. Maithufi --
Bhe v the Magistrate of Khayelitsha, or: African customary law before the Constitution / Manfred O. Hinz. Part 4. Legal philosophy, African philosophy and African jurisprudence --
Some passing thoughts on African philosophy and its application to law in review / H.K. Patemann --
The whole is more than the sum of the parts, therefore I have individual rights: African philosophy and the anthropology of developing economics and laws / W. Fikentscher --
What's in a name? The identity and reform of customray law in South Africa's constitutional dispensation / C. Himonga and R. Manjoo --
The king is memory and symbol of African customary law / M.B. Ramose --
African customary law: the new compass / E. Okupa --
The antithetical meaning of proverbs. Exemplified with Otjiherero proverbs / J.U. Kavari. Part 5. Research, training and teaching of customary law --
Cherrypicking customs: on what happens when custom is not taught / W. Menski --
Customary law teaching in European universities / N. Solomon --
A comparison of customary law programmes in Southern African universities / C. Mchombu --
Teaching customary law in South Africa under the new constitutional dispensation / J.C. Bekker --
The Specialised Certificate in Customary Law of the Faculty of Law of the University of Namibia. Part 6. Afterthoughts --
Thoughts, especially on the opening session of the Conference on Customary Law / M.B. Ramose --
Jurisprudence and anthropology / M.O. Hinz --
Olupiona omahoze --
wiping the tears: anthropological and legal anthropological remarks / H.K. Patemann and M.O. Hinz.
Responsibility: Manfred O. Hinz (editor) ; in collaboration with Helgard K. Patemann.

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