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 three main features of critical security studies are : First , a revised perception
of the role and capability of the state ; Second , a focus on the individual and on
society at large as prime object of security ; Third , a shift away from the military ...
The third feature that characterizes critical security studies and distinguishes it
from critical insecurity - dilemma approaches is the recognition that it is essential
to include dimensions of security other than the military dimension in the study of
The critical security approach starts from the three premises : First , the state is
not the only agent of security ; second , human beings rather than the state
should be the object of security ; and third , the focus of security studies must go
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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 ...
No preview available - 2006