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Restorative justice, policing and insurgency: Learning from Pakistan

Braithwaite, John; Gohar, Ali


Pakistan state law and Taliban rule of Sharia law are at different ends of a politico-legal spectrum. They share advocacy of one system of law and attraction to eradication of alternatives. Muslahathi Committees in Pakistan are used to explore legal pluralism, hybrid institutions that allow deliberative democracy to seek workable responses to injustice. Formal and traditional systems can show mutual respect and check each other. On the basis of purely qualitative evidence, it is argued that...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Law and Society Review
DOI: 10.1111/lasr.12091


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