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Gender and Cultural Justice in South Africa

Monique Deveaux

in Gender and Justice in Multicultural Liberal States

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199289790
eISBN:
9780191711022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199289790.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

Nowhere are the difficulties of protecting both the right to enjoy one’s culture and the right to sexual equality protections better illuminated than in the case of post-Apartheid South Africa. This ... More


‘Tradition’ and Power: Transformations of African Marriage, 1914–1926

DIANA JEATER

in Marriage, Perversion, and Power: The Construction of Moral Discourse in Southern Rhodesia 1894-1930

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203797
eISBN:
9780191675980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203797.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses the legislation and transformation of African marriages. The 1917 Native Marriage Ordinance consolidates legal power with a law insisting upon the details of ‘customary ... More


Forced Marriage and Sexual Enslavement: Debating Consent, Custom, and the Law at the Special Court for Sierra Leone

Mariane C. Ferme

in Out of War: Violence, Trauma, and the Political Imagination in Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780520294370
eISBN:
9780520967526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294370.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Forced Marriage, or sexual enslavement, was a second war crime added to the growing archive of international criminal law during the 1990s, with some of the earliest convictions obtained at the ... More


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