Legal pluralism and interlegality in Ecuador the la Cocha murder case by Marc Simon Thomas

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StatementMarc Simon Thomas
SeriesCuadernos del Cedla -- 24, Cuadernos del CEDLA -- 24.
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LC ClassificationsKHK315 .T48 2009
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Paginationvi, 103 p. :
Number of Pages103
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Open LibraryOL24542230M
ISBN 109070280078, 9070280079
ISBN 109789070280079
LC Control Number2010379043

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Based on qualitative research, the work analyzes how internal conflicts among indigenous inhabitants of the Ecuadorian highlands are being settled in a situation of formal legal pluralism, and what can be learned from this in terms of Indian-state : Marc Simon Thomas.

The Process of Interlegality in a Situation of Formal Legal Pluralism: A Case Study from La Cocha, Ecuador1 Marc Simon Thomas Introduction Interlegality refers to the interpenetration between different normative orders, mostly between national law and customary law.

Such a mixing or blending of normative orders requires a situation of legal. Book Review – The Challenge of Legal Pluralism. Local dispute settlement and the Indian-state relationship in Ecuador, by Marc Simon Thomas.

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a dynamic approach to legal pluralism. The empirical case relates to the current Sámi situation in Norway, where a great deal of activity illustrating diverse forms of plurality in legal terms takes place at.

This chapter draws upon debates about the concepts of ‘interlegality’ and ‘multicultural interlegality’, to analyze the ways in which Muslim legal pluralism in matters of family law are negotiated and renegotiated between and within the limits of state and community laws.

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This article examines several aspects of legal pluralism focusing on the relationship between the empirical facts of pluralism and its conceptual foundations. Variety of factors produce the perception of legal pluralism. legal pluralism are the new Journal of Legal Pluralism and Unof-ficial Law, created in ,3 and several important international conferences along with the books they have generated.

CLASSIC LEGAL PLURALISM AND THE NEW LEGAL PLURALISM Research on colonial and post-colonial societies produced a. Bano, S. () Multicultural interlegality.

Negotiating family law in the context of Muslim legal pluralism in the UK. In: Freeman, M. and Napier, D. (eds.) Law and anthropology. Current legal issues (12). OUP, Oxford, pp. ISBN Full text not archived in this repository. On a macro level, ontological assumptions underscore that legal pluralism is still seen as a dichotomy between customary and national law.

Multidisciplinary in nature, the book will be of interest to academics and researchers working in the areas of Legal Pluralism, Cultural Anthropology and Latin American cturer: Routledge. Therefore, a case-study of legal pluralism in Pueblo Kayambi, Ecuador, has been conducted, and the thesis has utilizeddifferent theoretical and analytical concepts of what comprises a fair justice system, guaranteeing rights and freedoms to the people.

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REV. (); see also Ralf Michaels, The Re-state-ment of Non-State Law: The State, Choice of Law, and the Challenge from Global Legal Pluralism, 51 WAYNE L. REV. Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance.

This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not positively biased in favor of customary law per se, a heterogeneity of legal practices can be observed.

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REGIONES INDIGENAS [DOING JUSTICE: INTERLEGALITY, LAW AND GENDER IN IN-DIGENOUS REGIONS] (Maria Teresa Sierra ed., ) (on the intertwined na- ture of state and non-state legal orders in Mexico and specifically how these Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru).

LEGAL PLURALISM & INDIGENOUS WOMEN'S RIGHTS IN MEXICO law as a whole is recognized on a par with state law. These are examples of formal legal pluralism. The question is whether the local jurisdiction changes under these conditions of formal legal pluralism, and if so, in what way.

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In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not positively biased in favor of customary law per se, a heterogeneity of legal practices can be.

It is shown that, on a local level, the phenomenological dimension of legal pluralism can be termed “interlegality.” On a more macro level, ontological assumptions underscore that legal pluralism is still seen as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. however, this thinking in terms of resistance holds true.

Ecuador. S.E. Merry, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 3 Legal Pluralism. In the contemporary world, societies typically have more than one legal system.

Legal pluralism refers to situations of legal coexistence in a single social field. Initially described in colonial situations, in which the colonial power superimposed a European legal system over an existing. Spatial approaches to global legal pluralism: interlegality and scalar politics. In an interesting turn in the emerging field, it is now anthropologists who are advocating for a spatial turn in the study of global legal pluralism (cf.

Merry,Von Benda-Beckmann et al., ). As mentioned earlier, the trend within anthropological. Ecuador’s Constitution received much international praise for creating one of the world’s most progressive legal frameworks.

of legal pluralism can be termed "interlegality." On a. Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought.

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The nature of a refugee situation is such that multiple actors take a role in camp management. 1 See S.E. Merry, ‘Legal Pluralism’ () 22 Law and Society Rev. for a succinct overview of legal pluralism. 2 See, for example, F. von Benda-Beckmann, ‘Who’s Afraid of Legal Pluralism?’ () no.

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“coordination law” between ICL and national law. Two drafts were presented on this matter, yet both were rejected. See generally Marc Simon Thomas, Legal Pluralism and Interlegality in Ecuador: The La Cocha Murder Case 41−42 ().

The current Constitution of once again requested the adoption of a coordination law. On a macro level, ontological assumptions underscore that legal pluralism is still seen as a dichotomy between customary and national law.

Multidisciplinary in nature, the book will be of interest to academics and researchers working in the areas of Legal Pluralism, Cultural Anthropology and. Against this background – and based on a comparison of six thus far underexplored initiatives of legal and institutional change in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia – Anna Barrera Vivero provides a more nuanced, ethnographic, understanding of how women navigate through context-specific constellations of interlegality in their search for justice.

The chapter connects pluralism to perspectivism, inherent in all law, and defines perspectivism in legal cultural terms, which also facilitates an understanding of the possibility of interlegality. The theoretical issues are discussed in the light of the recent OMT case.

At home he studies multicultural tendencies in family law and other legal fields, abroad he addresses legal pluralism and its place within development policies, concentrating on matters like land and territorial rights, legal reform, and ways to “pluralize” the state and its legal order, mostly in Latin American and some African countries.

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– in Estado de la reación entre justicia ind'gena y justicia. In Ecuador constitutionally recognised the use of customary law alongside national law, through which a situation of formal (de jure) legal pluralism came into being.

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Global Legal Pluralism and Interlegality. Environmental Self-Regulation in Multinational Enterprises as Global Law-Making Martin Herberg 2. Bridging the Gap – The Legal Potential of Private Regulation Carola Glinski 3.In this chapter the concepts of ‘interlegality ’and ‘multicultural interlegality’ are used to reveal that the legal field in Britain is composed of not a single state law versus non-state law but a plurality of laws that combine to structure the legality of the field.

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