Fictions of justice : the ICC and challenge of legal pluralism in Sub-Saharan Africa (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Fictions of justice : the ICC and challenge of legal pluralism in Sub-Saharan Africa

Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Series: Cambridge studies in law and society
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Micropractices of justice making : the moral and political economy of the "rule of law"--Crafting the victim, crafting the perpetrator : new spaces of power, new specters of justice -- Multiple spaces of justice : Uganda, the International Criminal Court and the politics of inequality -- "Religious" and "secular" micropractices : the religious roots of secular law, the political content of radical Islamic beliefs --  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780521889100 0521889103 9780521717793 0521717795
OCLC Number: 636361585
Description: XXV, 322 Seiten.
Contents: Introduction: the rule of law and its imbrications - justice in the making; Part I. Multiple Domains of Justice: 1. Micropractices of justice making: the moral and political economy of the 'Rule of Law'; 2. Crafting the victim, crafting the perpetrator: new spaces of power, new specters of justice; 3. Multiple spaces of justice: Uganda, the international criminal court and the politics of inequality; Part II. The Politics of Incommensurability: 4. 'Religious' and 'secular' micropractices: the religious roots of secular law, the political content of radical Islamic beliefs; 5. 'The hand will go to hell': Islamic law and the crafting of the spiritual self; 6. Islamic Sharia at the crossroads: human rights challenges and the strategic reworking of vernacular imaginaries.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in law and society
Responsibility: Kamari Maxine Clarke.

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This book explores how notions of justice are negotiated through everyday practices and made to represent the real, the law. It takes on the challenge of mapping the growth of the rule of law  Read more...

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