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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According to the social contract theory , sovereign state power is established in
order to safeguard a social order , which puts an end to the insecure conditions of
a state of nature . A sovereign authority is only legitimate if the life and security of
In 1974 , with Soviet support , a Somali deep - sea fishing fleet was established .
Although this co - operation ended in 1977 with the departure of all Soviet
advisors , the Somali deep - fishing fleet of freezing trawlers and prawn trawlers
Moreover , it was in these coastal towns that cottage industries like weaving and
knitting the Banadiri cloth , the manufacture of utensils and tools flourished , and
trader communities were established . It was essential to defend such economic ...
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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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