Accession Number ADA574116
Title Clan and Islamic Identities in Somali Society.
Publication Date Nov 2011
Media Count 141p
Personal Author A. Seaboyer D. Last
Abstract The Socio-cognitive Systems Section (SCSS) of Defence Research and Development Canada-Toronto (DRDC Toronto) has been tasked with advancing our understanding of the motivations, intentions and behaviours of Armed Non-state Actors (ANSAs) in the context of violent intergroup conflict in fragile and failing states. For this, DRDC Toronto has contracted the Royal Military College of Canada's (RMCC) Centre for Security, Armed Forces and Society (CSAFS) to address the question of the importance of clan and Islamic identities in Somali culture using an alternative perspectives (or diegetic red teaming) approach. CSAFS asked six internationally recognized experts on Somalia to tackle this question from the anthropological, historical, political and advocacy perspectives. This Contract Report presents the six papers that represent the culmination of this coordinated and comprehensive effort.
Keywords Armed forces
Canada
Conflict
Culture
Foreign reports
International politics
Islam
Political parties
Societies
Somalia


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 92 - Behavior & Society
Corporate Author Royal Military Coll. of Canada, Kingston (Ontario).
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Contract rept.
NTIS Issue Number 1318
Contract Number N/A

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