Essays about: "Shamsa Birik Abdi"

Found 1 essay containing the words Shamsa Birik Abdi.

  1. 1. Accidental Citizens: Etherealizing Securitized Identities of Somalis in Kenya; Contesting Representation, Identity and Belonging

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Shamsa Birik Abdi; [2016]
    Keywords : Securitization; Identity; Othering; Belonging; Postcolonial; Al-Shabab; Terrorism; Laclau Mouffe; Discourse Theory; Hegemony; Ideology; Antagonism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Kenyan security apparatus has undergone immense transformations particularly after Kenya’s military incursion into Southern Somalia in 2011. The intervention dubbed ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was an attempt to protect Kenya’s territorial sovereignty and create a buffer zone against the Somali linked Al-Shabab insurgency. READ MORE