In Search of Justice and Peace
Traditional and Informal Justice Systems in Africa
Edited by Manfred O. Hinz in cooperation with Clever Mapaure
463 p. • 2010 • ISBN 978-99916-40-92-1 • 170 x 240 mm • Namibia Scientific Society/Kuiseb Publishers
In Search of Justice and Peace offers articles about the very complex efforts undertaken by communities in various parts of Africa to secure justice and peace at the local level – sometimes in contrast to states, which ignore the local desire for justice or fail to provide their citizens with what a state is expected to provide, and sometimes in tandem with the institutions of the state. Traditional and informal justice systems have attracted the interest of scholars and international organisations alike.
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