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Customary Justice: Perspectives on Legal Empowerment

By: Janine Ubink, Thomas McInerney

This volume by the International Development Law Organization discusses key aspects of traditional justice, such as the rise of customary law in justice sector reform, the effectiveness of hybrid justice systems, access to justice through community courts, customary law and land tenure, land rights and nature conservation, and the analysis of policy proposals for justice reforms based on traditional justice. It features articles by leading authors, country specialists, and practitioners working in the areas of traditional justice and legal empowerment. Discussions are informed by case studies in a number of countries, including Liberia, Eritrea, the Solomon Islands, Indonesia, and the Peruvian Amazon.