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dc.contributor.authorUbink, Janine
dc.date.accessioned2016-12-31 23:55:55
dc.date.accessioned2018-12-03 17:16:36
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-01T14:21:18Z
dc.date.available2020-04-01T14:21:18Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifier595097
dc.identifier.urihttp://library.oapen.org/handle/20.500.12657/32873
dc.description.abstractTraditional authority is a distinguishing feature in the landscape of contemporary Africa. It remains important in organising the life of the people at the local level despite modern state structures. As a result, a large number of African countries have enhanced or formalised the position of their chiefs. At the same time, however, this resurgence of traditional authority coincides with the wave of democratisation across sub-Saharan Africa, and many question the desirability and legitimacy of tradiotional authority in modern forms of governance.
dc.languageEnglish
dc.relation.ispartofseriesLaw, Governance, and Development
dc.subject.classificationbic Book Industry Communication::J Society & social sciences::JP Politics & government::JPH Political structure & processes
dc.subject.othertraditional authority
dc.subject.otherafrica
dc.subject.otherdemocracy
dc.subject.otherCustomary law
dc.subject.otherGhana
dc.subject.otherLocal government
dc.subject.otherTribal chief
dc.titleTraditional Authorities in Africa. Resurgence in an Era of Democratisation
dc.typebook
oapen.identifier.doi10.24415/9789087280529
oapen.relation.isPublishedBy276c53fd-5f1d-4065-9fce-9628863ddca8
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_nameLeiden University Press
virtual.oapen_relation_isPublishedBy.publisher_websitehttps://www.lup.nl/
oapen.remark.publicRelevant Wikipedia pages: Africa - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Africa; Customary law - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Customary_law; Democracy - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy; Ghana - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghana; Local government - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_government; Traditional authority - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Traditional_authority; Tribal chief - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tribal_chief


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