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- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
As a Somali working since high school in the United Arab Emirates, Osman considers himself ?blessed? to be in a Muslim country, though citizenship, with the security it offers, remains elusive. For Ardo, smuggled out of Somalia to join her husband in South Africa, insecurities are of a more immediate, physical kind, and her economic prospects and... more...
- Little, Brown Book Group 2013; Not Available
For the last twenty years, Dr Hawa Abdi and her daughters have run a refugee camp on their family farm not far from Mogadishu which has grown to shelter 90,000 displaced Somalis: men, women, and children in urgent need of medical attention. As Islamist militia groups have been battling for control of the country creating one of the most dire human... more...
- Archipoche 2008; Not Available
Nura Abdi est âgée de quatre ans lorsque, par mesure de « purification », elle est soumise au rituel de l'excision. Bien que traumatisante, cette pratique lui semble normale, puisque subie par l'immense majorité des filles de son âge. Juqu'au jour où Nura arrive en Allemagne. Elle prend alors conscience que cette coutume barbare a refoulé en elle... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 84.00
With the fall of apartheid in South Africa, expectations were high for the enfranchisement of the acutely underdeveloped majority in South Africa. But problems abound, and this educational study looks critically at the educational situation and puts forth a number of proposals that could produce better results in contemporary South Africa. Abdi... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Critical Realism, Somalia and the Diaspora Community equips new researchers with a simplified knowledge of critical realism suitable to the degree of their comprehension. Moreover, it offers a step by step example of research using all levels of critical realism. This book resulted from the endeavour of a researcher, new to critical realism who,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00
This book demonstrates how processes of globalization (economic, cultural, socio-political) are creating new possibilities and inequities and are thereby creating corresponding roles for adult education and learning in the South (Africa, Asia, South America) that are embedded in multiple political, economic and cultural projects for social change. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2013; Not Available
The moving memoir of one brave woman who, along with her daughters, has kept 90,000 of her fellow citizens safe, healthy, and educated for over 20 years in Somalia. Dr. Hawa Abdi, "the Mother Teresa of Somalia" and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, is the founder of a massive camp for internally displaced people located a few miles from war-torn Mogadishu,... more...
- Bastei Entertainment 2013; US$ 4.76
Nura Abdi ist achtundzwanzig Jahre alt und lebt seit neun Jahren in Deutschland. Sie stammt aus Somalia, ist in Mogadischu aufgewachsen und musste wegen Bürgerkriegsunruhen in ihrem Land Hals über Kopf fliehen. Nura wollte in die USA, doch der gefälschte Pass ihrer Cousine mit dem sie reiste, wurde in Frankfurt entdeckt, was ihre Pläne jäh durchkreuzte.... more...