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 earlier discussion on state formation by force provides one argument against
the idea of freedom of choice : Where political authority is imposed , choices are
limited and may imply high risks . In a situation of extreme , sometimes life ...
THE WEAK STATE AND DIVIDED SOVEREIGNTY In order to summarize the
discussion on divided sovereignty let me conclude that in weak states , state
sovereignty is challenged from two sides . Internally , state authority is often
ignored by ...
The table on page 128 shows the results of our discussion of security
arrangements of stateless Somali society , classified according to the model of
relative security introduced in chapter 2 . The following chapters will elaborate on
the second ...
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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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