andré Hoekema

andré Hoekema
law faculty university of amsterdam · general jurisprudence

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In many countries, there are distinct communities that administer justice following their own laws. Often this informal justice is not regulated by official state law. This situation can be called empirical legal pluralism. But regularly aspects of this local law are incorporated into state laws, for instance when traditional, local authorities are...
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In many countries some form of official state recognition of local, non official forms of law and communitarian justice is in the making or at least high on the political priorities list. Official legal pluralism seems to have the future. In even more cases formal recognition of forms of so called customary land tenure, often in the shape of commun...
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All over the world rural smallholders hold their land in ways that are not formally recognized and protected by state law. But under the mounting pressure of encroachments on such rural land by big investors, elite interests, colonists and others, new official land law regimes have been introduced in many countries. The thesis that only western sty...
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'This book is an extraordinary intellectual and political tour de force. For the first time, the complex power-laden processes that shape the relationships between water rights, politics and identity are explored in ways that are academically stimulating, intellectually enriching and politically significant - an indispensible guide for all those wh...
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This article queries what judges and legal actors in general do as a matter of fact in multicultural conflicts brought before them. When, to what extent and why do they take minority legal sensibilities into account? Portraying the present living together of “communities” with different world views, lifestyles and legal practices; as encounters of...
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Local, national and international legal orders affect each other continuously through the selective ways people choose to use them. The neologism ‘interlegality’ will be used to cover this process where local law usually yields to the superior force of a dominant national system and adopts many features of the majority law; but there is also a ‘rev...
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El reconocimiento constitucional de los derechos indígenas en América Latina, así como la ratificación del Convenio 169 de la OTI hacen surgir varios interrogantes. En este artículo examinamos algunas cuestiones en debate. Para contextualizar, iniciamos el artículo indicando la imbricación de las luchas indígenas en los procesos de reforma del Esta...
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The Production of Legal Norms by Civil Service Sector. The following pages present the results of a series of « participant observation » type studies of the application of administrative law by civil servants. In modern, western nations, the structure of political powef has turned into that of an « administrative State ». In the day to day handlin...
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Es necesaria la adopción y el cumplimiento de políticas de plu-ralismo jurídico por parte del Estado mediante las cuales se re-conozca plena vigencia a los sistemas de derecho de los pueblos indígenas que coexisten diferenciados del derecho del Estado y se aplican en ámbitos determinados dentro del territorio del mismo. (Declaración de Jaltepec de...

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