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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With regard to the second component ... The state can be weak in its institutional
framework ( particularly with regard to control over the use of force ) , or in the
cohesive idea , which should bind state and society , or because of an ...
With regard to control over the use of force , the establishment of colonial police
and military units prepared the ground for the diminishing authority of the elders
in clans and village communities . The merger of these units into a national army
New or revamped state institutions were able to function reasonably well with
regard to conflict resolution and conflict prevention . Somaliland State Institutions
: The Need for Involvement in Economic , Social , Environmental and Legal
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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 ...
No preview available - 2006