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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STATE SOVEREIGNTY UNDER SCRUTINY AND PRESSURE : THE EXTERNAL DIMENSION The sovereign status of a state is not only challenged internally but also externally . We saw above that the theoretical concept of state sovereignty has an ...
In order to achieve this goal , external support to weak states or client - states is provided by dominant powers or patron ... However , externally - provided military strengthening of ' weak ' states often leads to an internal use of ...
External aid to the military and the police force , however , furnished the state with a potential for violence , which could be put into use against either an external or an internal enemy . During the first decade of independence the ...
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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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