Nationalism, identity and citizenship in the Western Sahara

  title={Nationalism, identity and citizenship in the Western Sahara},
  author={Pablo San Mart{\'i}n},
  journal={The Journal of North African Studies},
  pages={565 - 592}
  • Pablo San Martín
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of North African Studies
  • This article explores the processes of development and naturalisation of the Saharawi national identity that emerged during the 1970s under the leadership of the Frente Polisario and argues that in order to understand the Western Sahara conflict it is necessary to analyse the hegemonic policies implemented by both the Polisario and Morocco. The article shows that in the areas under Polisario administration the Saharawi subjectivity is actively and effectively promoted by the institutional… CONTINUE READING
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