Chiefs in South Africa: Law, Culture, and Power in the Post-Apartheid Era (2005 ed.)
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This book examines the ongoing resurgence of traditional power structures in South Africa. Oomen assesses the relation between the changing legal and socio-political position of traditional authority and customary law and what these changes can teach us about the interrelation between law, politics, and culture in the post-modern world. XV, 272 p.
About the Author
Barbara Oomen is Assistant Professor of Law at Leiden University, The Netherlands.
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- Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
- ISBN13: 9781403970855
- Number of Pages: 272
- Packaged Dimensions: 152x229mm
- Packaged Weight: 560
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: Palgrave USA
- Release Date: 2005-12-05
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Barbara Oomen is Assistant Professor of Law at Leiden University, The Netherlands.