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Claassens, A & Budlender, G. 'Transformative Constitutionalism and Customary Law,' Vol 6, 2016, Constitutional Court Review, 75-105. Download here.

Claassens, A. 'Contested power and apartheid tribal boundaries: The implications of "living customary law" for indigenous accountability mechanisms', 2011, Acta Juridica, 174-209.

Claassens, A. 'The resurgence of tribal taxes in the context of recent traditional leadership laws in South Africa', Vol 27 Part 3, 2011, South African Journal on Human Rights, 522-545.

Claassens, A. 'Resurgence of tribal levies: Double taxation for the rural poor', Vol 35, March 2011, South African Crime Quarterly, 11-16. Download from ISS website

Claassens, A. 'Who told them we want this Bill? The Traditional Courts Bill and rural women', Vol 82, 2009, Agenda - Empowering Women for Gender Equality, 9-22.

Claassens, A. & Mnisi, S. 'Rural women re-defining land rights in the context of living customary law', Vol 25, 2009, South African Journal on Human Rights, 491-516.

Jara, M. 'Traditional councils perpetuate apartheid tribal schema', No 510, July 2011, De Rebus.

Jara, MK. 'On the record... Interview with Deputy Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Yunus Carrim', Vol 35, March 2011, South African Crime Quarterly, 41-46. Download from ISS website

Mnisi Weeks, S. 'Securing women's property inheritance in the context of plurality: Negotiations of law and authority in Mbuzini customary courts and beyond', 2011, Acta Juridica, 140-173.

Mnisi Weeks, S. 'The Traditional Courts Bill: Controversy around process, substance and implications', Vol 35, March 2011, South African Crime Quarterly, 3-10. Download from ISS website

Mnisi Weeks, S. 'Beyond the Traditional Courts Bill: Regulating customary courts in line with living customary law and the Constitution', Vol 35, March 2011, South African Crime Quarterly, 31-40. Download from ISS website

Mnisi Weeks, S. & Claassens, A. 'Tensions between vernacular values that prioritise basic needs and state versions of customary law that contradict them: "We love these fields that feed us, but not at the expense of a person"', Vol 22 No 3, 2011, Stellenbosch Law Review, 823-844.

Weinberg, T. 'Overcoming the legacy of the Land Act requires a government that is less paternalistic, more accountable to rural people', Issue 70, October 2013, Focus, 28-36. Download from HSF website