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 first case , the claims of sovereignty must be limited by the more basic
rights claims of individual persons . ... original raison d ' Ítre of the state – i . e .
the provision of security to society - several authors claim a confusion of ' means '
Lewis claims that the Isaq trace their descent from Aqiil ' s brother Ali Abuu Talib
who married the Prophet ' s daughter ... The pastoral Somali clans Darod , Dir
and Hawiye claim descent from his son Aqiil , but the Isaq claim descent from ...
focusing instead on pastoral North - South migration and the claim of Arab
ancestry . More research is needed on the issue of the Southern contribution to
early Somali history and the linked discussion on the Somali origin and migration
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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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