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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CHAPTER 2 Theoretical Framework : State Formation , Sovereignty and Security
State Formation : Bottom - up Versus Top - Down This chapter introduces two
analytical approaches to state formation . State formation , in reality , is a long
The Somali Case : Theoretical Concept and Method Against the background of
the discussion presented so far , a conceptual framework can be developed
which provides us with the necessary tools for analyzing the Somali experience .
4 As indicated above , our analysis of Mohammad Abdulle Hassan ' s polity in the
framework of a ' state in formation process ' will rely on the Buzan triangle which
defines the three pillars which constitute the commonly applied perception of a ...
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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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