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100 1  Onyango, Peter,|eauthor. 
245 10 African customary law :|ban introduction /|cPeter Onyango.
264  1 Nairobi, Kenya ;|aKampala, Uganda :|bLawAfrica,|c2013. 
264  4 |c©2013 
300    1 online resource (206 pages) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references. 
505 0  Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; 
       ACKNOWLEDGEMENT; PREFACE; TABLE OF CASES; TABLE OF 
       STATUTES; INTRODUCTION; THE STUDY OF CUSTOMARY LAW 
       JUSTIFIED; SCOPE AND AIM; METHODOLOGY AND APPROACH; 
       CHAPTER ONE -THE NATURE OF AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW; 1.1 
       INTRODUCTION; 1.2 DEFINITION; 1.3 SUBJECTIVITY AND 
       OBJECTIVITY OF THE LAW; 1.4 DEFINITION FROM OTHER 
       SCHOLARS; 1.5 DEFINITION OF CUSTOMARY LAW; 1.6 SYSTEM; 1.7
       LEGAL ETHNOGRAPHERS AND ANTHROPOLOGISTS; CHAPTER TWO -
       NATURE, CHARACTERISTICS, LIMITS; 2.1 INTRODUCTION; 2.2 
       CUSTOMARY RULES AND PRACTICES; 2.3 CHARACTERISTICS. 
505 8  2.4 contextualization and diversities2.6 scarce back-up 
       and low supportive political will; 2.7 lack of bargain 
       power; 2.8 inconsistency principle; 2.9 repugnancy 
       principle; 2.10 reliability; 2.11 oral form in the 
       judicial traditions; 2.12 civilization challenge; 2.13 
       proximity; 2.14 sources of law; chapter three -praxis of 
       customary law; 3.1 introduction; 3.2 kenya; 3.3 ethiopia; 
       3.4 somalia; 3.5 nigeria; 3.6 ghana; 3.7 south africa; 
       chapter four -- the use of customary law in other systems;
       4.1 introduction; 4.2 british experience; 4.3 roman 
       experience; 4.4 indian experience. 
505 8  CHAPTER FIVE -CONSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS OF CUSTOMARY LAW5.1 
       OLD CONSTITUTION; 5.2 NEW CONSTITUTION; 5.3 JUDICATURE ACT
       OF 1967; 5.4 THE QUESTION OF RANK; 5.5 APPLICABILITY OF 
       CUSTOMARY LAW; CHAPTER SIX -- GENESIS AND UPHEAVALS OF THE
       CUSTOMARY LAW; 6.1 INTRODUCTION; 6.2 BRITISH COLONIAL 
       RULINGS (ORDINANCES); 6.3 FALL AND RISE OF AFRICAN 
       CUSTOMARY LAW; 6.4 PRIORITIZING AFRICAN CUSTOMARY LAW; 
       6.4.1 Background Study of Facts; 6.4.2 Islamic Marriage 
       and Divorce; 6.4.3 Hindu Marriage and Divorce; 6.5 
       REVIVING AFRICAN TRADITION COURTS; 6.6 ABOLISHING AFRICAN 
       COURTS. 
505 8  6.7 qualifying the role of the chief at african customary 
       lawchapter seven -quest for integrated system; 7.1 
       introduction; 7.2 conflict of laws; 7.3 development of 
       marriage law; 7.4 divorce and inheritance law; 7.5 law of 
       succession; 7.6 land law; 7.7 scholarly evaluation of the 
       integrated system; 7.8 more on succession; 7.9 laws of 
       inheritance in kenya; 7.10 uniform customary law; chapter 
       eight -- quest for african jurisprudence; 8.1 
       introduction; 8.2 the roadmap for africa; 8.3 ubuntu 
       concept; 8.4 linguistic challenge; 8.5 impediments towards
       the integrated system; 8.6 colonial legacy. 
505 8  CHAPTER NINE -- DETERMINING THE FUTURE9.1 INTRODUCTION; 
       9.2 DEALING WITH AUTHENTICITY ISSUE; 9.3 THE DILEMMA; 9.4 
       INTRIGUING QUESTIONS; 9.4.1 Witchcraft; 9.4.2 Female 
       Circumcision among some Tribes; 9.4.3 Dowry Law; 9.4.4 
       Bill On Dowry In Kenya; 9.5 LEGAL PRAGMATISM; CHAPTER TEN 
       -- CRITIQUES; 10.1 INTRODUCTION; 10.2 LACK OF CONFIDENCE 
       IN THE COURT; 10.2.1 Rwandan Experience; 10.2.2 Kangaroo 
       Court -- Kenyan Experience; 10.3 THE FATE OF CUSTOMARY 
       COURT; 10.3.1 Ghanian Experience; 10.3.2 Kenyan 
       Experience; 10.3.3 Ugandan Experience; 10.4 PUNISHMENT IN 
       CUSTOMARY LAW. 
520    The author is a Don at the School of Law, University of 
       Nairobi Kenya and a development consultant with various 
       NGOs and other international bodies in Eastern Africa 
       region and Italy. He is a researcher and writer of 
       articles and texts on matters concerning law and culture. 
       Dr. Onyango is an expert in modern legal science with wide
       knowledge of law ranging from comparative legal system, 
       international public law, ethics, philosophy, theology, 
       sociology, mass media and social realities today. He is 
       currently teaching Social Foundations of Law, Customary 
       Law, International Public Law and Internat. 
588 0  Print version record. 
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655  0 Electronic books. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aOnyango, Peter.|tAfrican customary law :
       an introduction.|dNairobi, Kenya ; Kampala, Uganda : 
       LawAfrica, ©2013|hxxii, 182 pages|z9789966031341 
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