Abstract: Fieldwork from three districts in Sierra Leone suggests that chiefdom authority continues to have considerable support. In particular, section chiefs and headmen are seen as being particularly important for settling small disputes, especially in the rural areas.
Author(s): Sawyer, Edward
Source(s): , African affairs; Vol. 107, Issue 428 p. 387-403, ill., graph, tabs African affairs Vol. 107, Issue 428
Published: 2008 Oxford university press, Oxford (English