For Martin Chanock : essays on law and society

For Martin Chanock : essays on law and society

For Martin Chanock : essays on law and society

Law of Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific Area, and Antarctica > Law of Africa > Africa. Countries N-Z > Customs and observances. Indigenous law

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): La Trobe University.
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Australia
  • Publication Information: Annandale, NSW : The Federation Press, 2010
  • Publication Type (Medium): Conference papers and proceedings, Congresses
  • Material: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
  • Type: Book, Internet Resource
  • Other titles: Essays on law and society
  • Series title: Law in context (Bundoora, Vic.), volume 28, no. 2.
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Short Description

144 pages ; 24 cm.

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, For Martin Chanock : essays on law and society is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: The Federation Press
  • Responsable Person: editors, Stephen Ellmann, Heinz Klug and Penelope Andrews.
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Country/State: Australia
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 2010
  • Last edition Date: 2012
  • General Notes: “Edited from La Trobe University.”
    Proceedings of symposium in honour of Martin Chanock.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KTL449.3
  • Dewey Code: 340.50968
  • ISBN: 9781862878969 186287896X
  • OCLC: 809616003

Main Contents

Introduction : in praise of Martin Chanock / Stephen Ellmann, Heinz Klug and Penelope Andrews
This one is from the ladies : thank you Martin Chanock, honorary African feminist / Fareda Banda
Talking the talk and walking the walk : how can the development of African customary law be understood? / Julia Sloth-Nielson and Lea Mwambene
Out of Africa : reading Martin Chanock's scholarship in the global North / Jonathan Todres
'Building a nation' : the judicial role in South Africa / Hugh Corder
A bittersweet heritage : learning from The Making of Soth African Legal Culture / Stephen Ellmann
The cause lawyer's cause / Frank Munger
Educating cause lawyers in Australia after South Africa / CJ Arup
Constitutionalism, democracy and Africa : constitutionalism upside down / Martin Chanock.

Summary Note

Martin Chanock's insights into the construction of African 'customary' law and the architecture of South African racial oppression provide the starting points for this volume.

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