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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With the introduction of a constitutional political system , providing extensive
executive authority to the president , Siyad Barre succeeded at both securing his
internal power base and changing the outlook of his regime in order to make it
Foreign Policy Orientation : Somalia as Partner of the Soviet Union Already
before Siyad Barre came to power in 1969 , the Somali state had a large military
potential at its disposal . Under Siyad Barre ' s political leadership this potential
for the ...
In November and December 1990 , these groups gained control of more and
more Southern territory and finally , in January 1991 , USC fighters forced
President Siyad Barre and his ( by then , mainly Marehan ) troops to flee
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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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