Interaction between Customary Legal Systems and the Formal Legal System of Peru
This article analyzes the interaction between customary legal systems and the formal legal system of Peru. The author discusses three themes: the organizational and judicial autonomy of indigenous peoples, land rights and nature conservation. The Peruvian national legislation is also analyzed, as well as its impact on the daily life and organization of indigenous people living at Peruvian-Colombian border.
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