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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Especially during the first few years of independence , opposition parties whose
emphases in their political programs varied according to different clan allegiance
enlivened the political scene . These included the Somali National League ...
The failure of this attempt prompted the formation of an open opposition : officers
who fled Somalia after the coup to seek political asylum in Ethiopia founded the
Somali Salvation Front ( sosaf ) . In 1981 , sosaf and other groups founded the ...
The opposition movements that formed during the 1980s each represented
particular group / clan with its own specific reasons to revolt against the regime .
More and more clans denied the Barre regime their support . The timing of their ...
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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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