Abdi I Samatar

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)
elite politics
political elite
corruption
elite
ethnicity
2018

Chinese–African encounters in high-tech sectors: Comparative investigation of Chinese workplace regimes in Ethiopia

Fei, D., Samatar, A. I. & Liao, C., Mar 1 2018, In : Development Policy Review. 36, p. O455-O475

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
workplace
regime
economics
diversification
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Africa: Beware of Obama's second term

Samatar, A. I., Sep 1 2013, In : African Studies Review. 56, 2, p. 179-183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Africa policy
economic crisis
president
career
leader
2012

Agenda for action

Samatar, A. I., Wisner, B., Toulmin, C., Chitiga, R., Smucker, T. A. & Wangui, E., Jan 1 2012, Towards a New Map of Africa. Taylor and Francis, p. 329-346 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Agenda

National institutions for development: The case of Botswana

Samatar, A. I., Jan 1 2012, Towards a New Map of Africa. Taylor and Francis, p. 229-264 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Botswana
2010
34 Citations (Scopus)

The dialectics of piracy in Somalia: The rich versus the poor

Samatar, A. I., Lindberg, M. & Mahayni, B., Dec 1 2010, In : Third World Quarterly. 31, 8, p. 1377-1394 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

piracy
Somalia
dialectics
political conflict
Indian Ocean

Review of Diamonds, Dispossession and Democracy in Botswana by Kenneth Good

Samatar, A. I., 2009, In : African Studies Review. 52, p. 192-195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
2007

Debates

Mittelman, J. H., Amosu, A., Ngcoya, M. & Samatar, A. I., Dec 1 2007, In : Review of African Political Economy. 34, 114, p. 709-717 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

terrorism
Homelands
Military
democracy
diplomat

Ethiopian Invasion of Somalia, US Warlordism & AU Shame

Samatar, A. I., 2007, In : Review of African Political Economy. 34, p. 155-165

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The International Crisis Group Report on Somaliland: Advocacy not Impartial Analysis

Samatar, A. I., 2007, In : The Horn of Africa. XXIV, p. 20-32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006
1 Citation (Scopus)

Briefings

González, D., Baró, S., Samatar, A. I., Plaut, M., Young, J., Keenan, J. & Goodison, P., Sep 1 2006, In : Review of African Political Economy. 33, 109, p. 577-614 38 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Conflict and Peace in the Horn of Africa: A Regional Approach: The Role of Intellectuals and Scholars

Samatar, A. I. & Machaka, W., 2006, In Quest for a Culture of Peace in the IGAD Region: The Role of Intellectuals and Scholars. Nairobi: Heinrich Boll Foundation, p. 26-56

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Debating Somali identity in a British tribunal: The case of the BBC Somali service

Samatar, A. I., Mar 1 2006, In : Arab World Geographer. 9, 1, p. 40-73 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

genealogy
BBC
ethnicity
Somalia
blood

Ethnicity and Federalism in Somali Ethiopia: What Autonomy?

Samatar, A. I., 2006, Postconflict Reconstruction in Africa. Sikainga, A. & Alidou, O. (eds.). Trenton: Africa World Press, p. 13-52

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2005

An Agenda for Action

Samatar, A. I., 2005, Towards a New Map of Africa. Wisner, B., Toulmin, C. & Chitiga, R. (eds.). p. 329-346

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

National Institutions for Development: The case of Botswana

Samatar, A. I., 2005, Towards a New map of Africa. Wisner, B., Toulmin, C. & Chitiga, R. (eds.). London, UK: Earth scan, p. 229-255

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

The Ethiopian election of 2005: A bombshell & turning point?

Samatar, A. I., Jun 1 2005, In : Review of African Political Economy. 32, 104-105, p. 466-473 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

voting behavior
election

Transition and Leadership: An Editorial

Samatar, A. I., 2005, In : Bildhaan: International Journal of Somali Studies. 5, p. 1-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
30 Citations (Scopus)

Ethiopian federalism: Autonomy versus control in the Somali region

Samatar, A. I., Dec 1 2004, In : Third World Quarterly. 25, 6, p. 1131-1154 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethiopia
federalism
autonomy
regional authority
domination

Revisiting Somalia

Samatar, A. I. & O'Keefe, P., Sep 1 2004, In : Review of African Political Economy. 31, 101, p. 533-546 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somalia
2003

Somali Reconciliation: An Editorial Note

Samatar, A. I., 2003, In : Bildhaan: International Journal of Somali Studies. 3, p. 1-16

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2002

Botswana: Comprehending the Exceptional State: Reconsideration

Samatar, A. I., 2002, The African State: Reconsideration. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, p. 17-52

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Introduction: Reconsideration

Samatar, A. I., 2002, The African State: Reconsideration. Samatar, A. (ed.). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, p. 1-16

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Somalis: Africa's First Democrats

Samatar, A. I., 2002, In : Bildaan: International Journal of Somali Studies. 2, p. 1-65

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The African State: Reconsiderations

Samatar, A. I. & Samatar, A. I. (ed.), 2002, Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Review of Seeing Like the State by James Scott

Samatar, A. I., Harris, L. & Buller, T., 2001, In : Progress in Development Studies. 1, p. 183-185

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Somali reconstruction and local initiative: Amoud University

Samatar, A. I., May 12 2001, In : World Development. 29, 4, p. 641-656 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somalia
nation state
cohesion
reconstruction
public institution
2000

Review of Islam in South Africa: Mosques, Imams, and Sermon by Abulkader Tayob

Samatar, A. I., 2000, In : The Arab Work Geographer. 3, p. 303-304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Warlord Games: Africa

Samatar, A. I., 2000, Global Studies: Africa. Ramsay, F. J. (ed.). Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill, p. 206-208

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Somalia: Investing in Shared Institutions and Values: Conflict in the Horn of Africa

Samatar, A. I., 1999, Networking with a View to Promoting Peace: Conflict in the Horn of Africa. Addis Ababa: HB Foundation

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1997
45 Citations (Scopus)

Development geography and the third-world state

Glassman, J. & Samatar, A. I., Jan 1 1997, In : Progress in Human Geography. 21, 2, p. 164-198 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Third World
geography
Botswana
marriage
political economy

Industrial Strategy and the State in Africa: The Botswana Experience

Samatar, A. I. & Owusu, F., 1997, In : Canadian Journal of African Studies. 31, p. 268-299

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)

Leadership and ethnicity in the making of African state models: Botswana versus Somalia

Samatar, A. I., Dec 1 1997, In : Third World Quarterly. 18, 4, p. 687-707 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elite politics
Somalia
Botswana
ethnicity
leadership
1995
13 Citations (Scopus)

Class and Effective State Institutions: The Botswana Meat Commission

Samatar, A. I. & Oldfield, S., 1995, In : Journal of Modern African Studies. 33, p. 651-668

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

La Destrucion De L'Etat Et La Societe Somalienne: Au-dela de la Convention Tribale

Samatar, A. I., 1995, In : Alternatives Sud. 2, p. 153-172

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1994

Empty Bowl: Agrarian Political Economy at Cross Roads and the Crisis of Accumulation: From Catastrophe to Renewal?

Samatar, A. I., 1994, The Somali Challenge: From Catastrophe to Renewal?. Samatar, A. I. (ed.). Boulder: Lynn Reinner, p. 65-92

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Differential Impacts of Structural Adjustment on African Agriculture: Banana and Rice Production in Somalia: Technical and Human Perspectives

Samatar, A. I., 1994, Eliminating Hunger in Africa: Technical and Human Perspectives. Griffith, D. A. & Newman, J. L. (eds.). Syracuse University, p. 37-55 (Foreign and Comparative studies Series 45)(Foreign and Comparative studies Series 45).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter