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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The agricultural communities along the rivers Shabelle and Juba were mostly
organized as chiefdoms , with a strong sedentary and religious character . These
communities , members of the larger Rewin clan family , were virtually
The establishment of livestock traders and middlemen among the Somali
community also dates from this time ... on the Arab / Persian / Indian / Somali
business and trading communities in Mogadishu and other market centers in the
The socio - economic framework of the Southern region , marked by sedentary
farming communities , Arab and Somali landowners and slave laborers ,
pastoralists and traders , was shaken in the early 20th century , but not yet
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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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