The Politics of Informal Justice : Volume 2: Comparative Studies
By: Abel, Richard L.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Burlington : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (349 p.).ISBN: 9781483297354.Subject(s): Justice, Administration of -- United States | Justice, Administration ofGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Politics of Informal Justice : Volume 2: Comparative StudiesDDC classification: 347 342.7 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover; Comparative Studies; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; List of Contributors; Chapter 1. Introduction; PART I: NONINDUSTRIAL SOCIETIES; Chapter 2. The Social Organization of Mediation in Nonindustrial Societies: Implications for Informal Community Justice in America; Introduction; Mediation in Small-Scale Societies; Characteristics of Mediation in Small-Scale Societies; Community Mediation Programs in Contemporary America; Conclusions; References; Chapter 3. In Search of Nyaya Panchayats: The Politics of a Moribund Institution; Introduction; Historical Background
Decentralization and Panchayati RajNyaya Panchayats in Bharatpur; Ideological and Structural Dimensions of Nyaya Panchayats: Operations; Nyaya Panchayats in Action: Caseload, Process, Politics, and Alternative Forums; Conclusion: Nyaya Panchayats and the Pattern of Disputing in Rural India; Appendix; References; PART II: THE DRIFT TOWARD FASCISM; Chapter 4. Individualistic and Collective Legalization: The Theoiy and Practice of Legal Advice for Workers in Prefascist Germany; Toward a Theory of Legalization in Antagonistic Societies
The Historical Conditions of Legal Advice in Prefascist GermanyThe Workers' Offices; Public Legal Advice Centers and the Peace of Law Movement; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5. The Politics of Informal Justice: The Japanese Experience, 1922-1942; The Impetus toward Conciliation; The Critics' Response; An Appraisal; References; Chapter 6. The Discourse of Summary Justice and the Discourse of Popular Justice: An Analysis of Legal Rhetoric in Argentina; Introduction; Two Models of the Administration of Justice; The Model of Popular Justice; The Model of Summary Justice: The Argentine Case
The Discourses of Summary Justice and Popular JusticeSummary Justice: The Arrogance of Discourse; Conclusion; References; PART III: LIBERAL CAPITALISM; Chapter 7. The Movement toward Procedural Informalism in North America and Western Europe: A Critical Survey; ""Making Rights Effective""; Conciliation; Diversion; Constitutionalism and Procedural Informalism; Procedural Informalism and the Prospects for Social Change in the Welfare State; References; PART IV: THE REVOLUTIONARY SITUATION; Chapter 8. Institutionalizing Neighborhood Courts: Two Chilean Experiences; Introduction
Origins of the Neighborhood CourtsOperation of the Professional Neighborhood Court; The Squatter Settlement Courts; Conclusion; References; Chapter 9. Law and Revolution in Portugal: The Experiences of Popular Justice after the 25th of April 1974; Introduction; The Experiences of Popular Justice; Popular Justice in the Context of the Portuguese Revolution; An Evaluation of Popular Justice in the Revolutionary Process; Reflections; References; Chapter 10. A Socialist Legal System in the Making: Mozambique before and after Independence; The Colonial Legal System: An Overview
Frelimo, The Liberated Zones, and the Birth of an Informal Legal System
The Politics of Informal Justice
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