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A Philosophical Defence of Punishment in Traditional African Legal Culture: The Yoruba Example

@article{Balogun2009APD,
  title={A Philosophical Defence of Punishment in Traditional African Legal Culture: The Yoruba Example},
  author={O. Balogun},
  journal={The Journal of Pan-African Studies},
  year={2009},
  volume={3},
  pages={43}
}
  • O. Balogun
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Pan-African Studies
Introduction The Yoruba constitute one of the major ethnic groups of modern Nigeria. They effectively occupy the whole of Ogun, Ondo, Oyo, Ekiti, Lagos, and a substantial part of Kwara State (Atanda 1980,1). Aside from Nigeria, the Yoruba are also found in sizeable numbers in the south eastern part of the republic of Benin, Togo, and Dahomey in West Africa, in West India and in South Africa. There is also a thriving Yoruba culture in South America and the Caribbean, especially Brazil and Cuba… Expand
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