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From Ideals to Reality in International Rule of Law Work - the Case of Papua New Guinea

Dinnen, Sinclair


Papua New Guinea's famous diversity manifests itself in extraordinarily high levels of normative and legal pluralism.These have posed considerable challenges to efforts to establish a rule of law system along Western lines. Rule of law mechanisms often come into direct contestation with indigenous belief systems and practices and this has been a significant factor behind the limited success of international rule of law support. An exploration of the social complexities of PNG viewed through an...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: International Peacekeeping
DOI: 10.1163/187541110X504373


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