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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For most analysts in the security studies field , the matter is relatively
straightforward . Security is about political - military threats in the short term . The
shortsightedness of this approach can be demonstrated , for instance , by
recalling the ...
The subject is being worked out ; it is presently at the takeoff stage , waiting to
happen , in some ways comparable to strategic studies in the mid - 1950s , when
the subject was a handful of books in search of an academic label . The three
The third feature that characterizes critical security studies and distinguishes it
from critical insecurity - dilemma approaches is the recognition that it is essential
to include dimensions of security other than the military dimension in the study of
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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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