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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Another dimension is provided by the focus on a North - South dichotomy in
nuclear , environmental and economic ( in ) security ( Thomas , 1987 ; Wyn Jones
, 1996 ) . Until very recently , states exercising control over nuclear weapons
Farming in the South The Southern inter - riverine areas are the only parts of the
Somali region in which water is continuously and readily available . Rain - fed
and irrigated agriculture and cattle - pastoralism are therefore concentrated in ...
In the Hawiye long - term blueprint for Somalia , neither Somaliland nor Puntland
are considered sovereign political entities , and the emergence of an
autonomous Jubaland in the South is equally opposed ( Hussein Aideed , quoted
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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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