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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Conflicts in areas where agro - pastoralists and farmers meet tend to involve land disputes , infringement of grazing reserves , a destruction of parts of the harvest by livestock , and occupation of ( possibly abandoned ) farmland .
Although livestock export did not play a major role in the pastoral economy until the late 1930s , a shift from pure subsistence nomadism to trade emerged at the time of early European colonialism . The increase in water wells and ...
Livestock was confiscated from Northern Somali pastoralists . “ In fact many of these underpaid soldiers made it a habit to live off the nomads . The majority of the respondents , 70 % , indicated looting by government soldiers as the ...
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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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