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Book
440 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Foreword / Ulrich Klöckner
  • Preface
  • Welcome / Georg Schmidt
  • Keynote address / Jacob Francis Mudenda
  • Conference report / Alexander Berndt and Kathrin Maria Scherr
  • The constitution-making process in Zambia / Annel M. Silungwe
  • Constitutionalism and constitutionalism reform : selected aspects from a regional perspective / Oliver C. Ruppel
  • The legitimacy of constitution-making from an international law perspective / Rüdiger Wolfrum
  • Executive compliance with Zimbabwe's new Constitution / Derek Matyszak
  • Progress in the implementation of the New Zimbabwean Constitution / Irene Petras
  • The role of the church(es) in the promotion of the rule of law and democracy in Zimbabwe / Oskar Wermter
  • The judicial enforcement of socio-economic rights under Zimbabwe's 2013 Constitution : opportunities and challenges / Khulekani Moyo
  • The role of constitutional commissions in Zimbabwe's new Constitution / Teresa P. Mugadza / V.A. Ingham-Thorpe and B.D. Crozier
  • The role of independent commissions with particular reference to the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission / E.H. Mugwadi.
"[Drawing] from comparative perspectives, the contributors, who include policy-makers, members of the judiciary, and constitutional law experts, both Zimbabwean and international, reflect among others on the challenge of constitutional alignment, the role of the civil and security services in a constitutional democracy and the role of institutions such as independent commissions and related institutions in entrenching a democratic culture and the rule of law. This publication aims to foster an open intellectual and legal dialogue on Zimbabwe's new Constitution and what it means in daily practice for the people of Zimbabwe."-- Provided by publisher.
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xiv, 272 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Laying down the law : a historical background, 1890-1950
  • Customising justice and constructing subjects : state, 'customary law' and Chiefs' Courts, 1950-1980
  • Legislating against dissent : law, race and politics, 1950-1964
  • Legality without legitimacy : law and politics during UDI, 1965-1980
  • Intermediaries, intellectuals and translators : African lawyers and the struggles in the legal arena, 1950-1980
  • Law and transformation: remaking the legal system in postcolonial Zimbabwe, 1980-1990
  • Continuity and consolidation : law and politics in Zimbabwe, 1980-1990
  • 'The past as prologue' : law and politics in Zimbabwe, 1997-2008.
"The establishment of legal institutions was a key part of the process of state construction in Africa, and these institutions have played a crucial role in the projection of state authority across space. This is especially the case in colonial and postcolonial Zimbabwe. George Karekwaivanane offers a unique long-term study of law and politics in Zimbabwe, which examines how the law was used in the constitution and contestation of state power across the late-colonial and postcolonial periods. Through this, he offers insight on recent debates about judicial independence, adherence to human rights, and the observation of the rule of law in contemporary Zimbabwean politics. The book sheds light on the prominent place that law has assumed in Zimbabwe's recent political struggles for those researching the history of the state and power in Southern Africa. It also carries forward important debates on the role of law in state-making, and will also appeal to those interested in African legal history"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
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xii, 196 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: The rise of rights talk in Zimbabwe
  • "Panel-beating the law" : constitution-making in Zimbabwe
  • Justice in a time of impunity : remaking social worlds after political violence
  • Producing knowledge about human rights in Harare
  • Personhood and rights among Zimbabwean migrants in South Africa
  • Conclusion: The situationality of human rights.
The international legal framework of human rights presents itself as universal. But rights do not exist as a mere framework; they are enacted, practiced, and debated in local contexts. Rights After Wrongs ethnographically explores the chasm between the ideals and the practice of human rights. Specifically, it shows where the sweeping colonial logics of Western law meets the lived experiences, accumulated histories, and humanitarian debts present in post-colonial Zimbabwe. Through a comprehensive survey of human rights scholarship, Shannon Morreira explores the ways in which the global framework of human rights is locally interpreted, constituted, and contested in Harare, Zimbabwe, and Musina and Cape Town, South Africa. Presenting the stories of those who lived through the violent struggles of the past decades, Morreira shows how supposedly universal ideals become localized in the context of post-colonial Southern Africa. Rights After Wrongs uncovers the disconnect between the ways human rights appear on paper and the ways in which it is possible for people to use and understand them in everyday life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804799089 20160704
Law Library (Crown)
Book
xii, 196 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction : the rise of rights talk in Zimbabwe
  • "Panel-beating the law" : constitution-making in Zimbabwe
  • Justice in a time of impunity : remaking social worlds after political violence
  • Producing knowledge about human rights in Harare
  • Personhood and rights among Zimbabwean migrants in South Africa
  • Conclusion : the situationality of human rights.
The international legal framework of human rights presents itself as universal. But rights do not exist as a mere framework; they are enacted, practiced, and debated in local contexts. Rights After Wrongs ethnographically explores the chasm between the ideals and the practice of human rights. Specifically, it shows where the sweeping colonial logics of Western law meets the lived experiences, accumulated histories, and humanitarian debts present in post-colonial Zimbabwe. Through a comprehensive survey of human rights scholarship, Shannon Morreira explores the ways in which the global framework of human rights is locally interpreted, constituted, and contested in Harare, Zimbabwe, and Musina and Cape Town, South Africa. Presenting the stories of those who lived through the violent struggles of the past decades, Morreira shows how supposedly universal ideals become localized in the context of post-colonial Southern Africa. Rights After Wrongs uncovers the disconnect between the ways human rights appear on paper and the ways in which it is possible for people to use and understand them in everyday life.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9780804799089 20160704
Green Library
Book
31 pages ; 26 cm.
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Journal/Periodical
volumes : color illustrations ; 21 cm
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xxvi, 142 pages ; 21 cm
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32 pages ; 21 x 30 cm
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171 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
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16 pages ; 30 cm
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ii, 35 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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xiii, 160 pages ; 21 cm
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30 pages ; 30 cm
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48 pages ; 21 cm
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46 leaves ; 28 cm
Law Library (Crown)
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iv, 121 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
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24 p. ; 30 cm
Green Library
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16 pages ; 21 cm
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115 pages ; 22 cm
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vi, 148 pages ; 21 cm
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