n Malawi Law Journal - Legal pluralism in Malawi : Historical development 1858-1970 and emerging issues, Franz von Benda-Beckmann : book review
|Article Title||Legal pluralism in Malawi : Historical development 1858-1970 and emerging issues, Franz von Benda-Beckmann : book review|
|© Publisher:||University of Cape Town|
|Journal||Malawi Law Journal|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||161 - 163|
This book is a modified and updated version of a doctoral thesis written by the author and submitted to the University of Kiel, Germany. The book was first published in 1970 in German under the title Rechtspluralismus in Malawi : Geschichtliche entwicklung und heutige problematik. It provides an overview of the development of the Malawian legal system. In particular, it addresses the issues of 'law and legal pluralism, the debates on the creation of customary law, and the issue of law and development in the sense of legal engineering.'
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