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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These outsiders can be lineages within the same clan family or lineages – on the
diya - paying level – from other clan families . For the settled communities in the
South , however , “ joint responsibility towards outsiders ' operates largely at the ...
For the pastoral clans , the Samale , the primary perception of social reality is
constructed along patrilineal clan ... For the settled communities , the Sab in the
Southern region , the importance of clan structure must be seen in relation to the
Nevertheless , marital linkages to other clans are important political instruments
for peace making . ... Although inter - clan marriage is no longer common
because of the extreme politicization of clan affiliation and the rise of clan -
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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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