Abdi I Samatar

1985 …2019
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Research Output 1985 2019

1985

Cultures of Hunger, Spaces of Death: The Ethiopian Famine

Samatar, A. I. & Watts, M., 1985, In : East African Social Science Journal. 1, p. 103-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Review of Agrarian Reform in Ethiopia by D. Rahmato

Samatar, A. I., 1987, In : Africa Today. 34, p. 59-60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Somalia impasse: State power and dissent politics

Samatar, A. I., Jul 1 1987, In : Third World Quarterly. 9, 3, p. 871-890 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somalia
politics
29 Citations (Scopus)

The material roots of the suspended African state: arguments from Somalia.

Samatar, A. & Samatar, A. I., Jan 1 1987, In : Journal of Modern African Studies. 25, 4, p. 669-690 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somalia
state role
underdevelopment
political culture
ideology
1988

The Political Economy of Livestock Marketing in Somalia

Samatar, A. I., Salisbury, L. & Bascom, J., 1988, In : African Economic History. 17, p. 81-97

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The State, Agrarian Change and Crisis of Hegemony in Somalia

Samatar, A., Nov 1 1988, In : Review of African Political Economy. 15, 43, p. 26-41 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

agrarian change
Somalia
hegemony
present
1989

Somali Tradition, Peripheral Capitalism and the Politics of Development

Samatar, A. I., 1989, In : Northeast African Studies. 11, p. 39-52

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Nature of the Somali Turmoil

Samatar, A. I., 1989, In : Bulletin, Association of Concerned African Scholars. 27, p. 11-20

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1992
70 Citations (Scopus)

Destruction of State and Society in Somalia: Beyond the Tribal Convention

Samatar, A. I., Jan 1 1992, In : The Journal of Modern African Studies. 30, 4, p. 625-641 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

state machinery
Somalia
ethnicity
machinery
Islam
8 Citations (Scopus)

Social Classes and Economic Restructuring in Pastoral Africa: Somali Notes

Samatar, A. I., 1992, In : African Studies Review. 35, 1, p. 101-127 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Decay and Public Institutions: The Road to Recovery in Somalia

Samatar, A. I., 1992, State and Civil Society in the Horn of Africa. Doornbos, M. (ed.). The Hague, Netherlands: Institute of Social Studies

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1993
19 Citations (Scopus)

Structural adjustment as development strategy? Bananas, boom, and poverty in Somalia

Samatar, A. I., Jan 1 1993, In : Economic Geography. 69, 1, p. 25-43 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somalia
structural adjustment
development strategy
foreign investment
poverty
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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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

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
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

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