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
pastoral groups . Pastoral groups subjected inter - riverine villages to repeated
raids and attacks . The nature of pastoral society and the pastoralists ' feeling of
superiority over the farming communities were the main assets of pastoral Somali
... Levels of Security Provision customary PRE - STATE STATELESS sharia law
support by clan arrangements pastoral adaptation : diya - paying group on
pasture / water ; seasonal migration prevalent for village arrangements
determined by ...
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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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