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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By integrating a trans - national securityprovision dimension into the analysis of
Somali state - formation processes , it provides themes for a critical evaluation of
the impact of external involvement on internal political processes in Somalia .
One reason for this was that the fighting in the capital and in the farming areas in
the South involved continuously shifting coalitions . New military factions
emerged , existing ones split apart and changed their objectives and , above all ,
of their ...
Many Somali civilians decided to flee , and many are in 1999 still forced to live in
refugee camps and camps for internally displaced people with little hope of
returning to their home areas . UNHCR became involved in the Somali region in
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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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