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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... and Southern Arra gudud . During the dry season most families split into two
groups ( Lewis , 1965 : p . 8 - 9 ) . Herders , mostly unmarried youngsters , such
as brothers and cousins of the owner , stay behind on pastureland and come to
Women / wives and younger brothers who were about to found their own nuclear
family were seriously disadvantaged by the law , and officially written out of any
right to land . Social security in a sense of customarily codified rights of access to
My brothers want me to tell them who the rapists were , but I do not want to tell
them . It will only cause more violence , helping nobody ( Horn of Africa Bulletin ,
Vol . 9 , No . 6 : 2 . 20 - 21 ) . The situation in the Northwestern Somali region has
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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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