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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Maria Brons. Conclusions In this book I have revisited Somalia ' s modern
political history . I analyzed pre - colonial statelessness , the colonial and
independent periods of Somali statehood and the experiences after the state
collapse in 1991 ...
Toward the end of 1990 , the head of state controlled only the capital city . The
rest of the country was under the control of armed opposition factions . The date
of collapse of the Somali state is considered to be the day when Siyad Barre fled
It is important to realize , however , that after the state collapse the efforts arising
from the sub - state level of security provision were by no means anti - state , but
intended to help re - establish state authority in Somalia . In my view the critical ...
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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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