Search for dissertations about: "Empirical conflict research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the words Empirical conflict research.

  1. 1. Climate, Conflict and Coping Capacity The Impact of Climate Variability on Organized Violence

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Nina von Uexkull; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; communal conflict; climate change; climate variability; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; geo-referenced event data; agricultural dependence; vulnerability; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding the conflict potential of climate variability is critical for assessing and dealing with the societal implications of climate change. Yet, it remains poorly understood under what circumstances – and how – extreme weather events and variation in precipitation patterns affect organized violence. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding the East Asian Peace Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    University dissertation from University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; Göteborgs universitet.; University of Gothenburg.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Empirisk konfliktforskning; Empirical conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och utvecklingsforskning; Peace and development research; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War EastAsian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The EastAsian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world'slongest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dismantling the Conflict Trap Essays on Civil War Resolution and Relapse

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Joakim Kreutz; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; conflict resolution; conflict recurrence; diversionary war; ripe moment; natural resources; peace agreement; victory; war termination; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Countries that have experienced civil war suffer a greater risk for new conflict than countries with no prior history of civil war. This empirical finding has been called a conflict trap where the legacy of previous war - unsolved issues, indecisive outcomes, and destruction – leads to renewed fighting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Studies in conflict economics and economic growth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Göran Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; economic growth; economic costs of war; conflict; civil war; military expenditure; Thailand; Philippines; armed conflict; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : “Armaments and Economic Performance”. The literature on military expenditure (milex) is scrutinized with respect to five areas. Investment is reduced when milex increases. Most studies have found economic growth hindered by higher milex. READ MORE

  5. 5. In the Shadow of Settlement : Multiple Rebel Groups and Precarious Peace

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Desirée Nilsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; peace agreement; civil war; conflict resolution; rebel group; negotiated settlement; bargaining; conflict termination; durable peace; internal conflict; duration analysis; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : How can durable peace be achieved in the wake of a civil war settlement? Previous quantitative research on this topic has, so far, mainly focused on two parties – the government and the opposition – thereby failing to consider the complexity that may arise in conflicts where the rebel side involves several groups. This dissertation addresses this gap in the study of durable peace. READ MORE