Society, Security, Sovereignty and the State in Somalia: From Statelessness to Statelessness?
International Books, 2001 - 312 pages
An analysis of internal dynamics of the Somali conflict and the relation between state and society, taking society and not the state as main reference point. Includes a discussion of UN / UNHCRs involvement in assistance to refugees in the special Somali situation of statelessness.
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Examines the history of Somalia from pre-colonial times to the present. Through the author's analysis of statehood and society, she provides a foundation for examining the Somali conflict and the ... Read full review
According administration Africa approach areas army authority became British British Somaliland central chapter civil claim clan collapse colonial communities considered continued Council critical security studies Darod discussion divided domination early economic elders established Ethiopia existence faction farming finally forces formation framework groups Hawiye Horn idea identity important increased independence insecurity institutions integrated involved Isaq Italian Italian Somaliland Italy land leaders Lewis lineage live major means military Mogadishu Mohamed movement nomadic North Northern opposition organizations origin particularly party pastoral peace policies political population position president production Puntland refers refugees regard region relations relatively remained representatives Rewin role rule Siyad Barre social Somali society Somaliland South Southern sovereignty stateless structure studies territory theory tion town trade traditional United various village violence women
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