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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A basic administrative structure was created which allowed the representatives of
the refugees say in matters of camp policy . Refugee committees were formed at
meetings held by elders , religious leaders , and clan and sub - clan heads in ...
Armed with a mandate to promote peace and women ' s rights in Somalia ,
representatives of coGWA attended workshops abroad , such as the conference
on strategic initiatives for women in the Horn of Africa held in 1997 in Djibouti ,
Traditionally , the heads of lineages and clans do not act as formally elected ,
independent representatives of their constituency but remain in constant
consultation with the members of their lineage on how to assess and proceed in
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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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