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 men continued fighting , trading or herding , crossing back and forth over
international borders and frontlines . Most of the Somali refugees arriving in
Somalia came from the Darod clan - family . The first refugee - camps were
opened in ...
The Italians , however , claimed to have acquired a protectorate over Ethiopia .
Diplomatic infighting over this issue ( one of many at the Berlin Conference of
1884 / 85 ) , continued throughout the first half of the 1890s ( ibid . : pp . 389 - 98 )
In general , the Majertain Sultanates seem to have continued their political
business relatively independently of the Italian colonial state . It was not until
1927 that a military campaign ended the semi - autonomous status claimed by
the Sultans ...
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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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