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struggle for the western Sahara

Barbara E. Harrell-Bond

struggle for the western Sahara

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Published by American Universities Field Staff in Hanover, NH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western Sahara
    • Subjects:
    • Western Sahara -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: v. 1, p. [12-13]

      Statementby Barbara Harrell-Bond.
      SeriesReports. Africa / American Universities Field Staff,, 1981, no. 37-39, Reports (American Universities Field Staff)., 1981, no. 37-39.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT346.S7 H3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3887205M
      LC Control Number81215549

      Western Sahara is a non-self-governing territory on the northwest coast of Africa bordered by Morocco, Mauritania, and Algeria. After Spain withdrew from its former colony of Spanish Sahara in , Morocco annexed the northern two-thirds of Western Sahara and claimed the rest of the territory in , following Mauritania's withdrawal. Liberal democratic values are both relativized by the self-description of many non-democratic regimes as 'local' or 'culturally specific' versions of democracy, and undermined by the automatic labelling as 'democratic' of all norms and institutions that are modelled on western states. Decentring the West: The Idea of Democracy and the Struggle. The book Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa’s Last Colony, Toby Shelley is published by Zed Books. Endgame in the Western Sahara: What Future for Africa’s Last Colony, Shelley The Chicago Distribution Center has reopened and is fulfilling orders.


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The Saharawi people have built the struggle for.