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Networks Of Dissolution

Somalia Undone, 1st Edition

By Anna Simons


246 pages

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This book aims to analyze the making of a pivotal moment in Somali history. It charts new ground in the study of the dissolution of a state at all levels, shuttling back and forth between micro and macro frames, historical and everyday practices, and expatriate and Somali experiences. .

Table of Contents

Part One — Introductions 1. Mogadishu: The Hardship Post 2. First Encounters Part Two — Histories 3. Involvements I 4. Involvements II 5. Into the 1980s Part Three — Chronology (1988–1989) 6. The Coming of July 14 7. July 14 and Its Aftermath Part Four — Pastoral Ideology and Urban Realities 8. "The Bush" 9. Pastoral Principles 10. Ties 11. Moralities 12. Tribalism Part Five — Family to "Family" 13. Marriage I 14. Marriage II 15. Divorce and Family Spread 16. Meanings in Mobility Part Six — Conclusions 17. A Rigorous Ending 18. Epilogue: No Ending

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies