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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The inter - riverine areas experienced fighting between various political factions ,
some of which had been created during the ... Another new faction was the
Somali Democratic Movement ( SDM ) , founded by Rewin political leaders from
In many cases where rudimentary formation of political authority took place the
process was hampered or completely undermined by the military factions who
retained their monopoly of the means of violence and were able to transform their
The principal condition for the success of such a process of state formation is the
willingness of the political faction ... Bottom - up political authority formation is not
possible in those areas in the South where clan factions still occupy land of ...
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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
Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps ...
No preview available - 2006