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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Social integration might derive internally from commonly perceived or transmitted ethnic roots , common descent or language . It might go along with political integration in cases where integrated state - society relations prevail .
With the exception of small Bantu communities along the Juba and Shebelle Rivers , there were no ethnic or religious minorities . It was a singular homogeneous culture that in theory should have come into the modern era in a cohesive ...
... a clan or ethnic group , into political , social and economic frameworks . However , ascribed identities , identities that are acquired by birth , still entail an element of flexibility that is reflected in the degree to which ...
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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
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Somali CLAN STRUCTURE
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