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Colonization and the Myth of the Customary

Sandra F. Joireman

in Where There is No Government: Enforcing Property Rights in Common Law Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199782482
eISBN:
9780199897209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199782482.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Customary tenure systems control the allocation of land over 75 percent of the land area of Sub-Saharan Africa, bringing with them customary enforcement regimes. This chapter addresses the genesis of ... More


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Hannah E. Britton

in Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

During the democratic transition, the South African women’s movement focused on creating governmental institutions for women’s empowerment. However, these institutions have not been sufficient to ... More


Ending Gender-Based Violence: Justice and Community in South Africa

Hannah E. Britton

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780252043093
eISBN:
9780252051975
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043093.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

South Africa’s democratization has been celebrated internationally for the remarkable advances of women in political office. Despite these visible steps forward, South Africa continues to face ... More


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