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 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
Although inter - clan marriage is no longer common because of the extreme
politicization of clan affiliation and the rise of clan - related violence , women still
play a role in narrowing clan differences . " S As noted above , the clan system ...
With regard to marriage , the legal union of the couple before a Sheikh gives the
husband right over the children born out of the union and children do not assume
the lineage affiliation of their mother . In return for the anticipated wealth 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
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