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Consider Somaliland : state-building with traditional leaders and institutions

Author: Marleen Renders
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston : Brill, [2012]
Series: African social studies series, v. 26.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Can `traditional' leaders and institutions help to build more legitimate, accountable and effective governments in polities or `states' under (re)construction? This book investigates the fascinating  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marleen Renders
ISBN: 9789004218482 9004218483 9789004222540 9004222545
OCLC Number: 757935803
Description: xix 289 pages : maps ; cm 25.
Contents: Introduction: Places that do not exist --
Challenging received notions of statehood, state failure and state-building --
The failing state: What has clan got to do with it? --
The emergence of the Somali national movement as a clan-supported opposition force --
Clan elders and the forging of a hybrid state --
'At the centre of peace and war': pragmatic state building under the Egal government, 1993-1997 --
Looking like a proper state --
Claiming the eastern borderlands --
Egal's political and institutional tailpiece --
Somaliland as a model for building proper states?
Series Title: African social studies series, v. 26.
Responsibility: by Marleen Renders.
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'Renders (Ghent Univ., Belgium) is as comfortable in explaining the (in) applicability of the Weberian theory of the state in this context as she is in elucidating the role of clan elders in the Read more...

 
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