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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concern conjugall affection ; and after them riches and means of living ” ( Hobbes , 1651/1985 : pp.382 / 383 ) . Formulated in the vocabulary of contemporary social science these include , first , the need for military / physical and ...
The weak state tries to halt the process of vanishing domination by implementing coercive means . The use of coercive means by a state is therefore an indication of state weakness ( Buzan , 1983/1991 ) . The more coercive means a state ...
Booth ( 1991 : p.320 ) adds : It is illogical therefore to privilege the security of the means as opposed to the security of the ends . Linking the international , the national and the internal realm of politics , and stressing the need ...
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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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