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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Firstly , there was a wave of migration to Mogadishu on the eve of independence
in 1960 . Even before independence , a civil servant stratum had developed in
Mogadishu , which accommodated members of different clans . Mogadishu was ...
With regard to Mogadishu , which in Arab chronicles is addressed as the city of
Islam , ' Dar al - Islam ' , Mukhtar ( 1995 : p . 7 ) quotes the 13th century Arab
historian Ibn Battuta : The titles used by the rulers of Mogadishu and their
After the destruction of Hargeysa by General Morgan ' s troops ( in 1988 ) ,
Siyaad Barre put the leading Hawiye businessmen in a plane and showed them
Hargeysa : he used to say to the Abgaal and Murosade traders that Mogadishu
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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
Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps ...
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