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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Yet , a relationship with a security - providing organization or body always implies
the acceptance of a certain degree of domination . For clarification Migdal ( 1994
: P . 32 ) quotes Weber : A circle of people who are accustomed to obedience ...
Integrated Domination , Dispersed Domination , Lost Domination In the course of
developing the state - in - society approach , Migdal ( 1994 ) asks whether
particular social forces are capable of creating an integrated societywide
Leaning on Migdal ' s approach to state - society relations as captured in the
notion of a range from integrated to dispersed domination , the following
definition of a weak state can be formulated : A state is weak once it loses out in
the process ...
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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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