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African social studies series ; v. 26.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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?.