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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The perception of collective responsibility often leads to acts of revenge that are
in turn directed against a clan as a whole . This is a major factor in the dynamics
of violence that unfolds in crisis situations . In pre - colonial times permanent
the resolunur Sharia law turns and implementation of the 1975 family law . In the
resolution of family conflicts it is often difficult to recognize whether customary or
Sharia law , or a mixture of both , is being applied ; sometimes a supposedly ...
This , in turn , has hampered the reconstruction efforts in health - and educational
infrastructure as well as the important task of demobilization , including the
creation of alternative income opportunities for ex - fighters . The lack of a
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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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