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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Alternatively , is it possible that previously non - state institutions of security
provision will be transformed into state institutions ? Such a process would reflect
a bottom - up dynamic of institution building and an essentially consensus -
Nonetheless , a continuation of this holistic approach , involving as many Somali
authorities as possible , could ultimately have provided the necessary space for
an empowerment of the traditionally accepted representatives of the various ...
Bottom - up political authority formation is not possible in those areas in the South
where clan factions still occupy land of other clans and fight over territory and
control of towns . There , the original population has been expelled from 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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