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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organizations . The driving motivation for social / political engagement is the
need for a secure existence . In the ideal model , people bestow their sovereign
rights to those social organizations , which offer access to sources of security .
One form of alternative political organization to the state comes in the form of
liberation movements with their different ... state collapse the protection and
security of individuals and groups are increasingly provided by UN organizations
such as ...
mechanisms over non - governmental organizations ( NGOs ) . Nevertheless ,
ngos tend to occupy a fairly autonomous position in the operational fields of
social security provision , humanitarian assistance , and education and in
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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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