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Onazi, Oche

African Legal Theory and Contemporary Problems

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Oche Onazi

Part I. Law

2. On ‘African’ Legal Theory: A Possibility, an Impossibility or Mere Conundrum?
Chikosa Mozesi Silungwe

3. When British Justice (in African Colonies) Points Two Ways: On Dualism, Hybridity, and the Genealogy of Juridical Negritude in Taslim Olawale Elias
Mark Toufayan

4. Decoding Afrocentrism: Decolonizing Legal Theory
Dan Kuwali, Dan Kuwali

5. Connecting African Jurisprudence to Universal Jurisprudence Through a Shared Understanding of Contract
Dominic Burbidge

6. The Legal Subject in Modern African Law: A Nigerian Report
Olúfé̩mi Táíwò

Part II. Rights

7. African Values, Human Rights and Group Rights: A Philosophical Foundation for the Banjul Charter
Thaddeus Metz

8. Before Rights and Responsibilities: An African Ethos of Citizenship
Oche Onazi

9. The Practice and the Promise of Making Rights Claims: Lessons from the South African Treatment Access Campaign
Karen Zivi

10. Unpacking the Universal: African Human Rights Philosophy in Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

Basil Ugochukwu

Part III. Society

11. Legal Empowerment of the Poor: Does Political Participation Matter?
Oche Onazi

12. The Humanist Basis of African Communitarianism as Viable Third Alternative Theory of Developmentalism
Adebisi Arewa, Adebisi Arewa, Adebisi Arewa

13. Crime Detection and the Psychic Witness in America: An Allegory for Re-appraising Indigenous African Criminology
Babafemi Odunsi

Keywords: Law, Theories of Law, Philosophy of Law, Legal History, Philosophy of Law, Criminology & Criminal Justice, Regional and Cultural Studies, Development Economics, International and Comparative Education

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
2014
Series
Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789400775374

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