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 two approaches that are discussed in this chapter – bottom - up and top -
down – differ in the role that they ascribe to the ... The first approach to state
formation emphasizes the bottom - up dynamics of political authority formation
and is ...
Although the end of the cold war period is often said to have brought about a
major shift in thinking about security , in retrospect it is clear that the statecentric
approach to security had been challenged long before this : There had already
18 ) summarizes the findings of the insecurity - dilemma approach as follows :
Thus , the assumptions of the traditional security dilemma metaphor are violated -
states are preoccupied with internal rather than external security , and weak
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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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