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 4 IDENTITY AND SOCIETY 89 Nomadism and Sedentarism : Somali
Identity in Crisis 90 Myth and History of Origin : Arab and African 90 Somali
Expansion in the Horn 91 The Crisis of Somali Identity 94 Islam : Somali
CHAPTER 4 Identity and Society In this chapter I characterize Somali society in
terms of various identities . Identities in Somali society have often been politicized
. There is a political aspect to identity , which is inherent in the segmentary ...
Ethnic homogeneity has been idealized as a core characteristic of Somali
national identity . However , it was the numerically and politically dominant
pastoral groups who provided the image of Somalia as the land of the nomad .
The idea 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
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