Clannism

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Clannism (in Somali culture, qabiilism)[1] is system of society based on clan affiliation.[2]

The Islamic world, the Near East, North and East Africa in general, and Somali culture specifically, is patriarchal[3] and traditionally centered on patrilineal clans or tribes.[4] Some forms of clannism have been described as having aspects of ancestor worship.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Farah, Abdulkadir Osman (25 October 2012). "qabiilism"#q=%22qabiilism%22 Transnationalism And Civic Engagement. p. 25. ISBN 9781912234776.
  2. ^ Banana, Canaan (1996). The church in the struggle for Zimbabwe. p. 41.
  3. ^ Asuelime, Lucky (2014). Selected Themes in African Political Studies: Political Conflict and Stability. p. 15.
  4. ^ Warah, Rasna (2014). Selected Themes in African Political Studies: Political Conflict and Stability. p. 45.
  5. ^ Kanu, Ikechukwu A. "African traditional religion in a globalizing world." International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education 1.8 (2014): 4-12.

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