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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Fourth , if “ riches ” and “ means of living ” are given a contemporary interpretation
, then Hobbes includes not only basic needs , but also economic security through
the provision of an environment in which economic activity can prosper .
In the first place , there might be significant pressure from the international system
( based as it is on de jure state sovereignty ) , to reinstall a state that fits into the
given system of sovereign states . This can seriously hamper state formation by ...
As a result , relatively weak personalities were often given positions on these
councils , while many of the former government administrators expected that “
more prominent national positions would soon be on offer ” ( Wiebe et al . , 1995a
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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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