Alice Wilson
Lecturer in Social Anthropology (Anthropology)
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Selected publications

Article

Wilson, Alice (2017) Ambivalences of mobility: rival state authorities and mobile strategies in a Saharan conflict. American Ethnologist, 44 (1). pp. 77-90. ISSN 0094-0496

Wilson, Alice (2017) Oman’s Consultative Council elections: shaking up tribal hierarchies in Dhufar. Middle East Research and Information Project, 281. pp. 41-43.

Wilson, Alice (2016) Gifts that recalibrate relationships: marriage prestations in an Arab liberation movement. Ethnos. ISSN 0014-1844

Wilson, Alice (2016) North Africa’s invisible refugees. Middle East Research and Information Project, 278. pp. 36-39.

Jeffrey, Alex, McConnell, Fiona and Wilson, Alice (2015) Understanding legitimacy: perspectives from anomalous geopolitical spaces. Geoforum, 66. pp. 177-183. ISSN 0016-7185

Wilson, Alice (2015) Refracting custom in Western Sahara's quest for statehood. PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, 38 (1). pp. 72-90. ISSN 1081-6976

Wilson, Alice and McConnell, Fiona (2015) Constructing legitimacy without legality in long term exile: comparing Western Sahara and Tibet. Geoforum, 66. pp. 203-214. ISSN 0016-7185

Wilson, Alice (2014) Ambiguities of space and control: when refugee camp and nomadic encampment meet. Nomadic Peoples, 18 (1). pp. 38-60. ISSN 0822-7942

Wilson, Alice (2013) On the margins of the Arab Spring. Social Analysis, 57 (2). pp. 81-98. ISSN 0155-977X

Wilson, Alice (2012) Households and the production of public and private domains. Revolutionary changes in Western Sahara's liberation movement. Paideuma, 58. pp. 19-43. ISSN 0078-7809

Ben Hounet, Yazid, Casciarri, Barbara, Dupret, Baudouin, Ireton, François and Wilson, Alice (2011) Pratiques de l’appropriation foncière en contexte musulman (Land appropriation practices in the Muslim context). Transcontinentales, 10/11. ISSN 1775-397X

Wilson, Alice (2010) Democratising elections without parties: reflections on the case of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic. The Journal of North African Studies, 15 (4). pp. 423-438. ISSN 1362-9387

Book

Wilson, Alice (2016) Sovereignty in exile: a Saharan liberation movement governs. Ethnography of Political Violence . University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia. ISBN 9780812248494

Book Section

Wilson, Alice (2018) To compensate or not to compensate? Law, property and Sahrawi refugees in Algeria. In: Ben Hounet, Yazid and Dupret, Baudouin (eds.) Law and property in Algeria: anthropological perspectives. Brill, Leiden. ISBN 9789004357624 (Accepted)

Wilson, Alice (2017) ‘For us, Parliament is a tool for liberation’: elections as an Opportunity for a transterritorial Sahrawi population. In: Ojeda, Raquel, Fernandez-Molina, Irene and Veguilla, Victoria (eds.) Global, Regional and Local Dimensions of Western Sahara’s Protracted Decolonization: When a Conflict Gets Old. Palgrave, London, pp. 313-331. ISBN 9781349950348

Wilson, Alice (2016) Elecciones transterritoriales: los votantes saharauis en los campamentos de refugiados y más allá. In: Barreñada, Isaias and Ojeda, Raquel (eds.) Sahara Occidental: 40 años después. Catarata, Madrid, pp. 67-80. ISBN 9788490971321

Wilson, Alice (2016) Going under the radar in Western Sahara. In: Zoubir, Yahia and White, Gregory (eds.) North African politics: change and continuity. Routledge, London, pp. 128-142.

Wilson, Alice (2015) Comment sont organisées les élections dans les camps de réfugiés sahraouis? [How do elections work in the Sahrawi refugee camps?]. In: Vericel, Denis (ed.) Lutter au Sahara. Du colonialisme vers l'indépendance au Sahara Occidental. APSO, Givors, pp. 213-230. ISBN 9782955241301

Wilson, Alice (2014) Cycles of crisis, migration and the formation of new political identities in Western Sahara. In: Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine, Petit, Véronique and Robin, Nelly (eds.) Crises et migrations dans les pays du sud. Harmattan, Paris, pp. 79-105. ISBN 9782343011714

Wilson, Alice (2013) Marriage in the north-west Sahara. In: Cambridge in Morocco : perspectives on North African and Islamic studies : proceedings from the "Cambridge in Morocco" series of symposia bringing together the University of Cambridge, University Hassan II Casablanca, University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah. Editions Bouregreg, Rabat, pp. 143-149. ISBN 9780957316614

Edited Special Journal Issue

Jeffrey, Alex, McConnell, Fiona and Wilson, Alice, eds. (2015) Understanding legitimacy: perspectives from anomalous geopolitical spaces. Geoforum, 66. ISSN 016-7185