Comparative Law in Global Perspective: Essays in Celebration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Founding of the SOAS Law Department

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Ian Edge
Transnational Publishers, Jan 1, 2000 - Law - 433 pages
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The essays in this volume offer global perspectives on crucial contemporary issues such as economic development, the persistence of customary law, offshore" jurisdictions, family law and succession, land tenure, the forging of national constitutions, human rights violations, and the treatment of ethnic minorities. They portray the laws of Asian and African countries as equal manifestations of legal culture in a shrinking world. Rendering Asian and African legal systems and traditions in an accessible form to a non-Asian and non-African audience, this volume will sharpen the sensitivity of academics and practitioners everywhere. A special classroom adoption price is available. Published under the Transnational Publishers imprint."

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Contents

The Country
21
The Hunting of the Snark or the Quest for
81
A Neglected Discipline?
101
Copyright

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Ian Edge is a Lecturer in Law in the Law Department, SOAS, and the Founding Director of the Center of Islamic and Middle East Law.

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