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Customary Justice: Perspectives on Legal Empowerment

This volume by the International Development Law Organization discusses key aspects of traditional justice, such as the rise of customary law in justice sector reform, the effectiveness of hybrid justice systems, access to justice through community courts, customary law and land tenure, land rights and nature conservation, and the analysis of policy proposals for justice reforms based on traditional justice. It features articles by leading authors, country specialists, and practitioners working in the areas of traditional justice and legal empowerment. Discussions are informed by case studies in a number of countries, including Liberia, Eritrea, the Solomon Islands, Indonesia, and the Peruvian Amazon.

Uploaded on: Jul 13, 2015
Last Updated: Dec 08, 2015
Year Published: 2011

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Resource Type: Practitioner Resources Issues: Community / Customary Land Rights, Community Paralegals, Environmental Justice, Generalist Legal Services, Traditional / Customary Justice Tool Type: Reports / Research Method: Mediation & Conflict Resolution, Promoting Citizens' Participation in Governance, Strengthening Customary Justice Systems Languages: English Regions: > Global