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Published: 31 December 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382157-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8215-7
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 January 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9370-1
... history space Kenya Somalia feminist ...
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By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... Somalia ethnographic fieldwork anthropological reunions refugees in Lewiston photography ...
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By Pheng Cheah
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... Nuruddin Farah Somalia worldly ethics humanitarianism famine the gift Marcel Mauss storytelling philanthropy Bildung ...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... Using ethnography from 1987–88 and oral histories collected in 2006–8, the chapter describes Somalia’s civil war through the experiences of three families in Banta from before the arrival of war, through the war, to their flight to Kenya as refugees. The people in Banta’s region were...
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374725-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
... When Somalia’s civil war began in 1991, many villagers from Banta, where the author had conducted ethnographic fieldwork in 1987–88, fled across the border to Kenya. The author lost all contact with villagers from Banta. In an unexpected reunion twenty years later, they found each other again...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374534-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
... that is shaped by the Abrahamic religions, and Farah’s novel draws on Somalian cultural practices of communal self-help and traditions of giving, as expressed in folktales and myths, to develop a model of giving that can be Somalia’s contribution to ethical international relations. The chapter argues...
Book Chapter

By Catherine Besteman
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 05 February 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7472-5
...Refugees Using ethnography from 1987–88 and oral histories collected in 2006–8, the chapter describes Somalia’s civil war through the experiences of three families in Banta from before the arrival of war, through the war, to their flight to Kenya as refugees. The people in Banta’s region were...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7453-4
..., to develop a model of giving that can be Somalia’s contribution to ethical international relations. The chapter argues that as a form of narrative, the ethics of storytelling draws on the inhuman gift of time that renders self-determination aporetic. Nuruddin Farah Somalia worldly ethics...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 January 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027379-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-9370-1
... settlement. The Introduction introduces and analyzes architectures within the Dadaab refugee camps, and epistemological and ethical problems in studying with them. history space Kenya Somalia feminist ...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2757-7
..., dinosaurs) have occurred. We may be in the midst of the sixth extinction now. The warming climate affects food production, leading to famine. Syria and Madagascar suffered recent famines; Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen are on the brink of famine. Arctic permafrost melting causes damage to buildings...