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The Resource Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Label
Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings
Title
Law and the public sphere in Africa
Title remainder
La palabre and other writings
Statement of responsibility
Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Jean Godefroy Bidima's La Palabre examines the traditional African institution of palaver as a way to create dialogue and open exchange in an effort to resolve conflict and promote democracy. In the wake of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the gacaca courts in Rwanda, Bidima offers a compelling model of how to develop an African public space where dialogue can combat misunderstanding. This volume, which includes other essays on legal processes, cultural diversity, memory, and the internet in Africa, offers English-speaking readers the opportunity to become acquainted wit
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1958-
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Bidima, Jean Godefroy
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
World philosophies
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  • Political anthropology
  • Public meetings
  • Dispute resolution (Law)
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Dispute resolution (Law)
  • Political anthropology
  • Politics and government
  • Public meetings
  • Social conditions
  • Africa
Label
Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface to the English Edition: Justice, Deliberation, and the Democratic Public Sphere: Palabre and its Variations; Translator's Acknowledgments; Introduction: Speech, Belief, Power; La Palabre: The Legal Authority of Speech; Introduction; 1: The Public Space of Palabre; 2: A Political Paradigm; 3: Convergent Suspicions; 4: A Difficult Place in Political Thought; Conclusion; Other Essays; Rationalities and Legal Processes in Africa
  • Strategies for "Constructing Belief" in the African Public Sphere: "The Colonization of the Lifeworld"African Cultural Diversity in the Media; Books between African Memory and Anticipation; The Internet and the African Academic World; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author and the Translator
Control code
ocn862958121
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306082402
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 539491
  • 22573/ctt16gkffz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862958121
Label
Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface to the English Edition: Justice, Deliberation, and the Democratic Public Sphere: Palabre and its Variations; Translator's Acknowledgments; Introduction: Speech, Belief, Power; La Palabre: The Legal Authority of Speech; Introduction; 1: The Public Space of Palabre; 2: A Political Paradigm; 3: Convergent Suspicions; 4: A Difficult Place in Political Thought; Conclusion; Other Essays; Rationalities and Legal Processes in Africa
  • Strategies for "Constructing Belief" in the African Public Sphere: "The Colonization of the Lifeworld"African Cultural Diversity in the Media; Books between African Memory and Anticipation; The Internet and the African Academic World; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author and the Translator
Control code
ocn862958121
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781306082402
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 539491
  • 22573/ctt16gkffz
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)862958121

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