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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Before 1990 , wealth derived from the land in the form of cash - crop plantations
where tropical fruits ( particularly bananas but also grapefruits , papaya and
mango ) were harvested , as well as in the form of domestic food production , the
Religious identity became particularly politicized during the anti - colonial
struggle in the early 20 " century when , on the one hand , Muslim Somali identity
was used as a unifying factor against Christian domination and , on the other
In Puntland , the Garowe Constitutional Conference in 1998 integrated the
various clan elders from the region in an effort to keep the peace in the Northeast
, vis - à - vis the Somaliland / Isaq neighbor and the Hawiye communities ,
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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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