African Customary Law in South Africa

African Customary Law in South Africa

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African Customary Law in South Africa: Post-Apartheid and Living Law Perspectives provides a clear introduction to indigenous law in South Africa. The text provides a structure for understanding the nature and overarching system of customary law, illustrating its distinctness in relation to other areas of law, and exploring the dynamic precepts and values of living customary law. The text suggests an approach which supports harmonisation of customary law precepts and values with the common law and Western constitutional jurisprudence, and offers an authentic, culturally sensitive framework within which contentious issues might be resolved. The text is pedagogically designed to assist learning and the development of academic skills, encouraging readers to develop an approach of independent enquiry and analysis.

 

ISBN13 (SKU) 9780199057184
Title African Customary Law in South Africa
Author Professor IP Maithufi
Edition 1st
Publisher Oxford University press
Publication Date 2015
Country of Publication South Africa
Format Type Physical
Institutions University of Pretoria, UNISA
Course Codes RPR210, LCP4804