The Kipsigis: A Case Study in Changing Customary Law

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Transaction Publishers, Jan 1, 1977 - Law - 123 pages
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Page 2 - Roscoe Pound's definition of law as "social control through the systematic application of the force of politically organized society
Page 5 - that the movement of the progressive societies has been a movement from Status to Contract.
Page 117 - MS. 1961 The Kipsigis. Abridged, edited and partly re-written by A. T. Matson. Nairobi: East African Literature Bureau. PERISTIANY, JG 1939 The social institutions of the Kipsigis. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul.
Page 2 - Comparison, within a developmental morphology, is basic in the study of social institutions : and the very refinement of English jurisprudence makes it a better instrument for analysis within this framework, than are the languages of tribal law.

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