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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As noted earlier , in my interpretation of contract theories , the idea of a covenant
basically rests on the premise of the individual ' s search for security : the
individual as object of security was thus already inherent in early contract
Whether these early ( city ) states can indeed be considered Somali , or whether
they were rather of a Somali - alien character , is a very delicate matter . This is
especially so since the question of Somali identity and early history has now ...
Decrees issued in the early months after the coup by the Supreme Revolutionary
Council provided the legal framework for putting these coercive means of social
control into use for the sake of national security , i . e . for the sake of state ...
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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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