Ter nagedagtenis aan LOUIS PETRUS VORSTER 1946 - 2002.

Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p73-77, 5p

Die optekening van inheemse reg in Suid-Afrika. / The recording of indigenous law in South Africa. 

By: Coertz, R. D..Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p78-90, 13p

The recording of indigenous law in South Africa The method used to record indigenous legal systems subsequent to 1960 in South Africa is surveyed and evaluated. Apart from six research reports, a...

Subjects: LAW; JUSTICE administration; LAW reform; BUREAUCRACY; LEGISLATIVE bodies; SOUTH Africa; Legislative Bodies


Eutanasie in rudimentêre gemeenskappe: Regsantropologiese kantaantekeninge. / Euthanasia in rudimentasy societies: Legal Anthropological side notes. 

By: Labuschagne, J. M. T.; Boonzaaier, C. C.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p91-98, 8p

Euthanasia in rudimentary societies: Legal Anthropological side notes. The occurrence of euthanasia in rudimentary societies and how it must be perceived in African communities is explored. A cat...



Law, Anthropology and land reform in Southern Africa: the case of Zimbabwe.

By: Van Niekerk, G. J.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p99-105, 7p

Legal pluralism, and the tension caused by conflicting values underlying the Zimbabwean legal order. impacted in particular on issues relating to land. Historically, the fundamental incomprehensi...



Offences (emacala) in Swazi law and custom.

By: Van R. Whelpton, F. P.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p106-113, 8p

Civil and criminal proceedings are adjudicated separately in Swazi law and custom although the distinction between a civil wrong and a crime is known. Civil wrongs involve inter alia the infringe...

Subjects: CRIME; CRIMINAL procedure; CIVIL procedure; SWAZI (African people); CRIMINAL law; PUNISHMENT; SWAZILAND; Courts


Jurisprudence and anthropology.

By: Hinz, Manfred O.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p114-118, 5p

This contribution argues that anthropological approaches to law are very likely to become the foundation of jurisprudence in the new century. Surprisingly, the increasing process of globalisation...



Children: some perspectives on their legal position and the development of indigenous law.

By: Church, JoanAnthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p119-123, 5p

The position of children in South Africa under the new constitutional dispensation, as seen in comparative perspective and in the light of present and proposed legislation and of indigenous law, ...

Subjects: CHILDREN -- Legal status, laws, etc.; CONSTITUTIONS; LEGISLATION; LAW reform; ADMINISTRATIVE acts; SOUTH Africa


The official status of customary law - ten years later.

By: Bekker, J. C.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p124-130, 7p

The constitutional recognition of customary law in 1993 introduced a new phase in its application. The application, indeed of all law, is however, subject to the Bill of Rights. To accomplish tha...

Subjects: CUSTOMARY law; CIVIL rights; SOCIAL norms; LAW reform; MARRIAGE law; LEGISLATIVE bills; SOUTH Africa


Determining the merits of land claims: a challenge for the anthropologist.

By: de Beer, F. C.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p131-142, 12p

The article examines the merits of land claims on forms in the Waterpoort Area of the Limpopo Province. These claims were lodged in accordance with the Restitution of Land Rights Act (Act 22 of 1...



'A little bit of distrust': causes and consequences of the trust-gap for work performance and relationships in a wholesale company.

By: Herselman, StephnéAnthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p143-149, 7p

In many circles mutual trust between employees is regarded as a key factor for achieving organisational success. Yet, trust is not inevitably part of all successful organisations. Sociocultural d...

Subjects: TRUST; TASK performance; WHOLESALE trade; WORK environment; EMPLOYEES; ORGANIZATIONAL sociology; Wholesale Trade Agents and Brokers


You strike for a woman, you strike a rock: paradox in worker performances and women's rights.

By: Maree, GertAnthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p150-158, 9p

The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa entrenches women's rights to equality, but the battle against the oppression of women is far from over. To bring about greater acceptance of the c...

Subjects: WOMEN'S rights; WOMEN -- Social conditions; ASSIMILATION (Sociology); SEX discrimination against women; JOHANNESBURG (South Africa); SOUTH Africa


Anthropologists in the drivers seats: using person-centred interviewing in transport survey research.

By: Kriel, IngeAnthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p159-166, 8p

Transport operators and policy makers need to have a clear idea of the likely effects of any planning strategy they consider. Transport engineers have developed a number of statistical methods to...

Subjects: ANTHROPOLOGISTS; TRANSPORTATION -- Research; DECISION making; CHOICE (Psychology); PUBLIC opinion; SOUTH Africa


Witches, healers, and helminths: Sotho beliefs regarding the utilisation of the latent power of phenomena.

By: Kriel, J. D.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p167-171, 5p

The Sotho views regarding traditional healers and witches as well as those regarding the non-material attributes of humans and the vital force believed to be present in all phenomena are summaris...

Subjects: PHENOMENALISM; WITCHES; HEALERS; SOTHO (African people); BELIEF & doubt; SOUTH Africa


Xenophobia and informal trading in Port Elizabeth.

By: Pauw, H. C.; Petrus, T. S.Anthropology Southern Africa, 2003, Vol. 26 Issue 3/4, p172-180, 9p

Reports on xenophobia directed towards citizens of other African countries in various areas of South Africa, including the informal sector, appear sporadically in the media. With this in mind a s...

Subjects: XENOPHOBIA; INFORMAL sector (Economics); CONSUMERS; SOCIAL problems; DISCRIMINATION; PORT Elizabeth (South Africa); SOUTH Africa