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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Contract theory , similarly , departs from a bottom - up approach to political
authority formation and in this regard offers an analytical point of orientation
which is useful for empirical analysis . Consent theory does not assume an ...
BOTTOM - UP State FORMATION Consent theory ( Sicker , 1991 ) is a
philosophical construct in which society is considered the ultimate initiator of
state formation , with containment of violence as the prime motivation . The
political theory of ...
Reconsidering Hobbesian Social Contract Theory Hobbes developed his social
contract theory in his major work , Leviathan , published in 1651 . ' Hobbes took
as his starting point a state of nature in which individuals live according to 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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