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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Three months later , a small contingent of un peacekeeping forces was stationed
in Mogadishu . The decision to move from peacekeeping to peace - enforcement
was taken in early December 1992 . Peacekeeping missions , as referred to in ...
There were two different kinds of authority in Southern Somalia : political
authorities which were rooted in traditional forms of peace - making and
reconciliation , but which , at that time , were powerless because unarmed ; and
They were finally settled at a peace conference in Sheikh , through the efforts of
the Gadabuursi guurti , the highest political authority of the Gadabuursi clan in
Somaliland , which was neutral in the conflict ( Farah and Lewis , 1993 ) .
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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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