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How to 'Do' Legal Pluralism

Forsyth, Miranda


This paper presents a method of using the doctrine of legal pluralism as a tool for engaging in practical law reform in legally pluralist jurisdictions. To date, the theory of legal pluralism which, fundamentally, stresses the importance of recognising that non-state legal systems, such as customary or religious systems, may co-exist together with the state system, has been used primarily by scholars to produce descriptive and non-comparative work. This paper, however, demonstrates that the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: SSRN Electronic Journal
DOI: 10.2139/ssrn.993617


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