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Witchcraft violence and the law in South Africa

Author: John Hund
Publisher: Pretoria : Protea Book House, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Witchcraft accusations and violence are generating new forms of popular justice that threaten to destabilize the state s administration of justice. What is to be done?"

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Witchcraft violence and the law in South Africa.
Pretoria : Protea Book House, 2003
(OCoLC)607161857
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Hund
ISBN: 1869190505 9781869190507
OCLC Number: 55494492
Description: 175 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: African witchcraft and Western law --
psychological and cultural issues / John Hund --
Witchcraft and the state in South Africa / Johannes Harnischfeger --
Legislative and legal challenges to combating witch purging and muti murder in South Africa / Anthony Minnaar --
Witchcraft in the new South Africa: a critical overview of the Ralushai Commission Report / Isak Niehaus --
Summary of the Ralushai Commission Report / N.V. Ralushai --
Witchcraft violence and the need for new legislation / Seth A. Nthai --
Notes on African witchcraft / Gordon L. Chavunduka --
Notes on the occult in the new South Africa / Veronique Faure --
Witchcraft Suppression Act No. 3 of 1957 --
The sangoma's story / Credo Mutwa.
Other Titles: Witchcraft violence
Responsibility: John Hund (editor).

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