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 various male clan - affiliates that have been integrated into the Rewin clan
structure ( Lewis , 1965 : p . 13 - 14 ) . For the pastoral Somali marriage was
usually conducted outside the primary lineage and very often outside the clan
Lewis records : Under a hereditary dynasty , the Ajuran consolidated their
position as the masters of the fertile reaches of the lower Shabelle basin and
established a commercial connection with the port of Mogadishu where some of
their own ...
Lewis , Herbert ( 1966 ) “ Origins of Galla and Somali ” in Journal of African
History , vol . 7 , pp . 27 - 46 . Lewis , I . M . ( 1955 / 56 ) “ Sufism in Somaliland : A
Study in Tribal Islam ” in Bulletin School of Oriental and African Studies , vol . 17 ,
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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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