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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Hobbes took as his starting point a state of nature in which individuals live
according to their personal needs and desires , but continually threatened by
others . The establishment of a sovereign political authority derives from the
The pastoralists who thus form a transitory element in towns live for the most part
in their nomadic huts ( aqal ) erected on the periphery of the urban centers . The
more permanent townsmen who are occupied as shopkeepers , livestock ...
The Bartire and Jidwaaq live in the Jijiga area linking them to the Gadabuursi
and Isaq . Turning to the Irir sub ... Like the Darod , the Hawiye also live in
territory West of the Juba , which extends into today ' s Kenya . The capital
Mogadishu is ...
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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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