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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In the light of these developments , the question is often asked whether the state
is still necessary , or whether the political institution of the modern state is
damned to increasing insignificance . As Linklater ( 1995 : p . 178 , p . 193 ) notes
: A ...
In its external dimension , state sovereignty legally extends to , and stops at , the
state borders : no questions are asked about state policies within these borders .
This aspect of the principle of state sovereignty is considered fundamental to an ...
The following questions are asked : ( 1 ) Did the Somali polities as described
reflect an internally relatively integrated and defined territory ? Was this territory
accepted by external , neighboring political authorities ? ( 2 ) Was
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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 ...
No preview available - 2006