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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203 ) Furthermore , radical understandings of global politics suggest that those
few developed states which do indeed provide their citizens with a good deal of
security ( however defined ) can only do so because of their dominant , privileged
... in the Shabelle area even before that time ( ibid . : p . 24 ) . These accounts ,
together with the incorporation and transformation of African mythology and
customs into the dominant myth of Arab descent of the Somali , tend to suggest
that the ...
With all this in mind , I would suggest that the sedentary Somali population could
be considered as living partly in a proto - state and partly in a pre - state society ,
while pre - colonial nomadic Somali society can be considered stateless .
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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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