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The Resource Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne

Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne

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Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings
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Law and the public sphere in Africa
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La palabre and other writings
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Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne
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  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Jean Godefroy Bidima's La Palabre examines the traditional African institution of palaver as a way to create dialogue and open exchange in an effort to resolve conflict and promote democracy. In the wake of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commissions and the gacaca courts in Rwanda, Bidima offers a compelling model of how to develop an African public space where dialogue can combat misunderstanding. This volume, which includes other essays on legal processes, cultural diversity, memory, and the internet in Africa, offers English-speaking readers the opportunity to become acquainted wit
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World philosophies
Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne
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Law and the public sphere in Africa : La palabre and other writings, Jean Godefroy Bidima ; translated by Laura Hengehold ; foreword by Souleymane Bachir Diagne
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication Page; Table of Contents; Acknowledgments; Foreword; Preface to the English Edition: Justice, Deliberation, and the Democratic Public Sphere: Palabre and its Variations; Translator's Acknowledgments; Introduction: Speech, Belief, Power; La Palabre: The Legal Authority of Speech; Introduction; 1: The Public Space of Palabre; 2: A Political Paradigm; 3: Convergent Suspicions; 4: A Difficult Place in Political Thought; Conclusion; Other Essays; Rationalities and Legal Processes in Africa
  • Strategies for "Constructing Belief" in the African Public Sphere: "The Colonization of the Lifeworld"African Cultural Diversity in the Media; Books between African Memory and Anticipation; The Internet and the African Academic World; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author and the Translator
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