People's Law and state law: the Bellagio papers

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Antony Allott, Gordon R. Woodman
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1985 - Law - 354 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
PART I INFORMAL SOCIAL CONTROL
11
Introduction
13
Popular LawMaking in Western Society
21
Case Studies in Contemporary Law Management
35
the Demifeud in Action
55
Indigenous Law and Official Law in the Contemporary United States
67
Intuitive Law versus Folk Law
71
The Channel of Official Law to Unofficial Law in Japan
207
Traditional and Modern Jurisdiction in Northern Ghana
229
In Search of Justice Different Levels of Dispute Settlement Among the Anuf˛m in North Togo
233
PART IV NEOMARXIST INTERPRETATIONS OF FOLK LAW IN PLURALISTIC LEGAL SYSTEMS
239
Introduction
241
Underdevelopment and the Plurality of Law
249
Contemporary Experiences of Folk Law Facing State and Capital in Senegal and Some Other Countries
253
Some Conceptual Issues
263

PART II FOLK LAW IN STATE COURTS
73
Introduction
75
Evolution of the Different Regimes of Customary Law in Ghana within the Framework of the Principle of Stare Decisis
97
a Critical Review of the State Courts Practice Concerning Adat Law in Indonesia
105
a Lesson from Northern Zambia
109
First Steps Towards and Explanatory Theory
111
Folk Law in Official Courts of Turkey
123
Customary Law State Courts and the Notion of Institutionalization of Norms in Ghana and Nigeria
143
PART III COMPETITION BETWEEN STATE AND UNOFFICIAL LAW
165
Introduction
167
the Lok Adalat in Turmoil
171
Some Comparative Generalizations about the Differential Use of State and Folk Institutions of Dispute Settlement
187
PART V LEGAL POLICY
275
Introduction
277
Informal Alternatives to Courts as a Mode of Legalizing Conflict
281
Toward the Development of a Northwest Territories Law Reform Capability to Enable the Development of Proposals for New Legislation to Meet the...
285
Legal Centralism Confronts Social Science Research and Village Alaska
299
The Role of Traditional Inuit Measures for Social Control in Correctional Policy and Administration
321
Progress Report
327
Recognition of Folk Institutions for DisputeSettlement in Lombok Indonesia
331
The Authors
349
Note on the Commission on Folk Law and Legal Pluralism
355
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