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A Bird That Flies With Two Wings: Kastom and state justice systems in Vanuatu

Forsyth, Miranda

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This book investigates the problems and possibilities of plural legal orders through an in-depth study of the relationship between the state and customary justice systems in Vanuatu. It argues that there is a need to move away from the current state-centric approach to law reform in the South Pacific region, and instead include all state and non-state legal orders in development strategies and dialogue. The book also presents a typology of models of engagement between state and non-state legal...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2009
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/17125
DOI: 10.22459/BFTW.09.2009
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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