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Author Boukhars, Anouar.

Title Perspectives on Western Sahara : Myths, Nationalisms, and Geopolitics
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (355 pages)
Contents Acronyms; Foreword; Introduction; Part I: Setting the Context; Chapter One: A History of the Conflict in Western Sahara; Chapter Two: The Identity Question: Who Are the Sahrawis and What Is Their "Home?"; Part II: The Background for the Current Impasse; Chapter Three: Morocco's Saharan Policy; Chapter Four: The Emergence and Politics of the Polisario Front; Chapter Five: The Algerian Foreign Policy on Western Sahara; Chapter Six: The Evolving Role of the United Nations; Chapter Seven: Diplomatic Struggle in Africa and Europe over the Western Sahara Conflict
Chapter Eight: The Evolution of US and Moroccan Policy on Western SaharaPart III: Dynamics of Optimal Solutions; Chapter Nine: Dynamics of Intergroup Conflicts in the Western Sahara; Chapter Ten: Self-Determination for Western Sahara; Chapter Eleven: The Use and Development of Natural Resources in Non-Self-Governing Territories; Chapter Twelve: Refugees, Humanitarian Aid, and the Displacement Impasse in Sahrawi Camps; Chapter Thirteen: Western Sahara; Conclusion; Index; About the Contributors
Summary This thorough, impartial survey brings together some of the best experts on the Sahara question to provide a broad-based analysis of the problem, from a range of perspectives. Featuring new research, the chapters examine the roots of the conflict, its dynamics, and potential solutions. Perspectives on Western Sahara also addresses questions of law, human rights, natural resources from an analytical point of view. Contributed by scholars from North Africa, Europe, and the U.S., it is an essential contribution to the literature o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Geopolitics -- Western Sahara.
Sahrawi (African people) -- History.
Western Sahara -- International status.
Western Sahara -- Politics and government.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Roussellier, Jacques.
ISBN 1442226854 (cloth ; alk. paper)
1442226862 (electronic bk.)
9781442226852 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9781442226869 (electronic bk.)