a natural system used in Mfantse litigation settlement


Journal Article

Because of the differing circumstances which surround each case, Mfantse litigation settlement involves complex decision making. The natural system which elders use to set pacification fees in these cases simplifies otherwise complex decisions by limiting the amount of information brought to bear on each case to a small number of salient criteria and by applying these criteria sequentially. 1976 American Anthropological Association

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • QUINN, N

Published Date

  • January 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 3 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 331 - 351

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1548-1425

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-0496

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1525/ae.1976.3.2.02a00090

Citation Source

  • Scopus