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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As mentioned in the introduction to this chapter , I will mainly refer in the following
discussion to the British and Italian colonial territories , as these were the building
blocks of the later independent Somali state . In order to provide an overview ...
Independence was granted to the British Protectorate Somaliland on 26 June
1960 . On i July 1960 , ex - British Somaliland and exItalian Somaliland united
and became the independent Republic of Somalia ( Brons , 1993 ) .
The British claimed to have based their protectorate on the provision of security to
Somali clans . However , although feigning a kind of state formation by consent ,
they did not fulfill their supposed promises . Ethiopian attacks were not only ...
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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
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