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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The Irir consists of the Hawiye , Dir and Isaq sub - clans , which are linked
together by historical and blood ties . The most widely spread clan family is the
Darod . Their area stretches from the central Western Somali region , the Ogaden
Economic and social inequalities between the huge refugee population and the
people living in these refugee - receiving areas and locations were sharpened by
traditional clan animosities between Isaq and Ogaden Somali ( Markakis , 1989 )
Neither of these intra - Isaq conflicts could be resolved through intervention by
Isaq elders or from the government side . They were finally settled at a peace
conference in Sheikh , through the efforts of the Gadabuursi guurti , the highest ...
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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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