The Resource African customary law : an introduction, Peter Onyango

African customary law : an introduction, Peter Onyango

Label
African customary law : an introduction
Title
African customary law
Title remainder
an introduction
Statement of responsibility
Peter Onyango
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author is a Don at the School of Law, University of Nairobi Kenya and a development consultant with various NGOs and other international bodies in Eastern Africa region and Italy. He is a researcher and writer of articles and texts on matters concerning law and culture. Dr. Onyango is an expert in modern legal science with wide knowledge of law ranging from comparative legal system, international public law, ethics, philosophy, theology, sociology, mass media and social realities today. He is currently teaching Social Foundations of Law, Customary Law, International Public Law and Internat
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
340.096
Index
no index present
LC call number
KQC99
LC item number
.O593 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
African customary law : an introduction, Peter Onyango
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; ACKNOWLEDGEMENT; PREFACE; TABLE OF CASES; TABLE OF STATUTES; INTRODUCTION; THE STUDY OF CUSTOMARY LAW JUSTIFIED; SCOPE AND AIM; METHODOLOGY AND APPROACH; CHAPTER ONE -THE NATURE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW; 1.1 INTRODUCTION; 1.2 DEFINITION; 1.3 SUBJECTIVITY AND OBJECTIVITY OF THE LAW; 1.4 DEFINITION FROM OTHER SCHOLARS; 1.5 DEFINITION OF CUSTOMARY LAW; 1.6 SYSTEM; 1.7 LEGAL ETHNOGRAPHERS AND ANTHROPOLOGISTS; CHAPTER TWO -NATURE, CHARACTERISTICS, LIMITS; 2.1 INTRODUCTION; 2.2 CUSTOMARY RULES AND PRACTICES; 2.3 CHARACTERISTICS
  • 2.4 contextualization and diversities2.6 scarce back-up and low supportive political will; 2.7 lack of bargain power; 2.8 inconsistency principle; 2.9 repugnancy principle; 2.10 reliability; 2.11 oral form in the judicial traditions; 2.12 civilization challenge; 2.13 proximity; 2.14 sources of law; chapter three -praxis of customary law; 3.1 introduction; 3.2 kenya; 3.3 ethiopia; 3.4 somalia; 3.5 nigeria; 3.6 ghana; 3.7 south africa; chapter four -- the use of customary law in other systems; 4.1 introduction; 4.2 british experience; 4.3 roman experience; 4.4 indian experience
  • 6.7 qualifying the role of the chief at african customary lawchapter seven -quest for integrated system; 7.1 introduction; 7.2 conflict of laws; 7.3 development of marriage law; 7.4 divorce and inheritance law; 7.5 law of succession; 7.6 land law; 7.7 scholarly evaluation of the integrated system; 7.8 more on succession; 7.9 laws of inheritance in kenya; 7.10 uniform customary law; chapter eight -- quest for african jurisprudence; 8.1 introduction; 8.2 the roadmap for africa; 8.3 ubuntu concept; 8.4 linguistic challenge; 8.5 impediments towards the integrated system; 8.6 colonial legacy
  • CHAPTER FIVE -CONSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS OF CUSTOMARY LAW5.1 OLD CONSTITUTION; 5.2 NEW CONSTITUTION; 5.3 JUDICATURE ACT OF 1967; 5.4 THE QUESTION OF RANK; 5.5 APPLICABILITY OF CUSTOMARY LAW; CHAPTER SIX -- GENESIS AND UPHEAVALS OF THE CUSTOMARY LAW; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 BRITISH COLONIAL RULINGS (ORDINANCES); 6.3 FALL AND RISE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW; 6.4 PRIORITIZING AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW; 6.4.1 Background Study of Facts; 6.4.2 Islamic Marriage and Divorce; 6.4.3 Hindu Marriage and Divorce; 6.5 REVIVING AFRICAN TRADITION COURTS; 6.6 ABOLISHING AFRICAN COURTS
  • CHAPTER NINE -- DETERMINING THE FUTURE9.1 INTRODUCTION; 9.2 DEALING WITH AUTHENTICITY ISSUE; 9.3 THE DILEMMA; 9.4 INTRIGUING QUESTIONS; 9.4.1 Witchcraft; 9.4.2 Female Circumcision among some Tribes; 9.4.3 Dowry Law; 9.4.4 Bill On Dowry In Kenya; 9.5 LEGAL PRAGMATISM; CHAPTER TEN -- CRITIQUES; 10.1 INTRODUCTION; 10.2 LACK OF CONFIDENCE IN THE COURT; 10.2.1 Rwandan Experience; 10.2.2 Kangaroo Court -- Kenyan Experience; 10.3 THE FATE OF CUSTOMARY COURT; 10.3.1 Ghanian Experience; 10.3.2 Kenyan Experience; 10.3.3 Ugandan Experience; 10.4 PUNISHMENT IN CUSTOMARY LAW
Control code
ocn891655816
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (206 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789966031921
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b30780615
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891655816
  • pebcs9966031340

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