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 Northern tariiqa , however , are more attached to the pastoral setting and
therefore less independent from lineage affiliation . Lewis ( 1961 : p . 223 ) notes
in this context : Although tariiqa affiliation thus unites men of different and often ...
the various male clan - affiliates that have been integrated into the Rewin clan
structure ( Lewis , 1965 : p . 13 - 14 ) . For the pastoral Somali marriage was
usually conducted outside the primary lineage and very often outside the clan
tion to his wife ' s father ' s lineage . Women retain contact with their natal families
throughout their lives , and the matrilineal connection provides social and
economic ties of support in times of crisis although , in the political realm ,
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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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