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The withering away of politically salient territorial cleavages in South Africa and the emergence of watermark ethnic Federalism
(Oxford University Press, 2019)
The policy of apartheid was an attempt to territorialize the white/black racial cleavage through the creation of bantustans, confining black political aspirations to 13 percent of the country, while the remainder of the ...
Towards a new juvenile justice system in Namibia
Namibia ’ s moves towards developing a new juvenile justice system for children in conflict commenced a quarter of a century ago. A country which emerged from the ravages of apartheid colonisation and a bloody civil war ...
(University of Toronto Press, 2019)
South Africa is facing a major public safety crisis threatening its constitutional democracy. Personal violent crime (murder, rape and robbery) remains among the highest in the world; conuption in the public service is ...
Federation among unequals. A country study of constitutional asymmetry in Ethiopia
(Palgrave MacMillan, 2019)
Although some level of political asymmetry is unavoidable in any federal arrangement, the problem of an Ethiopian federation affected by glaring political asymmetry remains unexplored. The aim of this chapter is to examine ...
Advancing sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents in Africa: The role of the courts
Across the world, adolescents encounter various challenges that may implicate the enjoyment of their sexual and reproductive health and rights. The situation of adolescents in Africa is aggravated by high poverty levels ...
Mobility and ethnic federalism in Ethiopia
(Addis Ababa UniversityAddis Ababa University - School of Law, 2019)
Ethiopia’s federal dispensation, ushered under the 1995 Constitution, guarantees ethnic groups – constitutionally termed as “nations, nationalities and peoples” – a wide array of self-rule rights. The Constitution also ...
Protecting orphans and vulnerable children in Lesotho: an assessment of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act, 2011
(Jordan Publishers, UK, 2014)
INTRODUCTION: This chapter reviews specific aspects of the Children’s Protection and Welfare Act 2011 of Lesotho, insofar as they pertain to the situation of orphans and vulnerable children. The chapter commences with a ...
Restorative justice as postmodern justice: exegesis and critique
(University of the Western Cape, 2016)
This essay explores the relationship between postmodernism and RJ. Postmodernism quickly outgrew its non-legal origins and has extended its reach to incorporate matters legal. Already, it has established a significant presence ...
City regions in pursuit of SDG 11: Institutionalising multilevel cooperation in Gauteng, South Africa
Metropolitan areas are becoming more and more important in shaping the future of the planet. In 2017 there were 34 megacities worldwide, i.e. cities with a population of over 10 million. It is expected that this number ...
The ghostly dance of Zarathustra
Reading of C.W. Maris’s Nietzsche-Niëzky-Nijinsky: De Dans van Zarathustra (2004) and De Dans van Zarathustra: Nietzsche en de vrolijke rechtswetenschap (2006).