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 main brains behind the administration were the traditional leaders , including elders chosen for their talent , Ulema ( men of religion ) ...
... the liberation from states and their leaders who have been superimposed on societies to the detriment of freedom and development .
After decades of marginalisation of the traditional leaders by the independent Somali state these clan elders proved to be the foundation of Somali ...
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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
PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Somali CLAN STRUCTURE
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Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps ...
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