Comparative law in a global context : the legal systems of Asia and Africa / Werner Menski.

Published
  • New York : Cambridge University Press [2006]
Physical description
1 online resource
ISBN
  • 0521858593
  • 9780521858595
  • 0521675294
  • 9780521675291
  • 0511168373
  • 9780511168376
  • 0511168810
  • 9780511314711
  • 9780511168819
  • 128043712X
  • 9781280437120
  • 9780511606687
  • 0511606680
  • 9786610437122
  • 6610437122
Notes
  • Off-campus access available to SOAS staff and students only, using SOAS ID and password.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Print version record.
Contents
  • Comparative law and legal theory from a global perspective -- Legal pluralism -- Comparative jurisprudence : images and reflections of law -- Hindu law : the search for appropriateness -- Islamic law : god's law or men's law? -- African law : the search for law -- Chinese law : code and conduct.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • text
Language
  • English
  • Develops a new approach to understanding law as an internally plural interactive phenomenon in a globalising world. Menski combines the major schools of legal thought to develop a new pluralist approach to understanding law, based on the history and concepts of Hindu law, Muslim law, African laws and Chinese law.

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