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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In a situation of extreme , sometimes life - threatening insecurity people do not
choose for ' security ' , but for the option that inflicts the least ' insecurity ' . Rather
than choices based on free will , one might speak of adaptation mechanisms
It is worth noting , however , that in the case of returnees into the Ethiopian
Ogaden region , especially , self - help efforts within the Somali communities
were at least as important as the officially organized repatriation programs . Once
the civil ...
The Least Developed and the Oil - Rich Arab Countries , New York : St . Martin ' s
Press , pp . 111 - 127 . Brons , Maria ( 1990 ) Die Haltung der USA und der
UdSSR zum Konflikt am Horn von Afrika bis 1987 , Bonn : Bonn University , Dept
. 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
Transnational Nomads: How Somalis Cope with Refugee Life in the Dadaab Camps ...
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