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Getting Somalia wrong?

Mary Harper

Getting Somalia wrong?

faith, war and hope in a shattered state

by Mary Harper

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Published by Zed Books, Distributed in the USA exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Social conditions,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGetting Somalia wrong :
    StatementMary Harper
    SeriesAfrican arguments, African arguments
    ContributionsInternational African Institute, Royal African Society, Social Science Research Council (U.S.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT407.4 .H37 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 217 p. :
    Number of Pages217
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25297102M
    ISBN 101842779338, 184277932X
    ISBN 109781842779330, 9781842779323
    LC Control Number2011278184
    OCLC/WorldCa748328663

    Getting Somalia Wrong? About the Author. Mary Harper is a BBC journalist specializing in Africa. She has reported from Somalia since the outbreak of civil war in and from other war zones across Africa, including Sudan, Liberia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. ‘This has done what books on Somalia rarely do — it outlines the. Mary Harper’s book Getting Somalia wrong? Faith, hope and war in a shattered state paints a picture of Somalia as a vibrant and resilient society, for which statehood is, and may always have been, an unsuitable model. International efforts to bring it into line with the conventional model of [ ].

    Get this from a library! Getting Somalia wrong?: faith, war and hope in a shattered state. [Mary Harper; International African Institute.; Royal African Society.; Social Science Research Council (U.S.)] -- Presents a comprehensive account of the chaos into which Somalia has descended and the United States' renewed involvement there. Harper argues that viewing Somalia through the prism of al.   Pirates off the coast of Somalia have long been a problem, particularly since the beginning of the second phase of the Somali civil war just over a decade ago. In fact, Somali pirates impeded shipping, resulting in increased shipping costs, to the tune of approximately $ billion - $ billion in global trade in.

      Two of the most glaring examples of where ‘getting Somalia wrong’ led to poor foreign policy decisions were during the US-led intervention of the early s and the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia in During the s, what was initially a largely humanitarian mission to try to help Somalis affected by war and famine turned into a full.   Read "Getting Somalia Wrong? Faith, War and Hope in a Shattered State by Mary Harper. London: Zed Books, pp., £, ISBN , Political Studies Review" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.


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