Search for dissertations about: "Empirical conflict research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 44 swedish dissertations containing the words Empirical conflict research.

  1. 1. 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;

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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Reframing and Resolving Conflict. Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations 1988-1998

    University dissertation from Lund University Press, Box 141, S-221 00 Lund, Sweden

    Author : Karin Aggestam; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1999]
    Keywords : Palestine; conflict; Political and administrative sciences; PLO; Israel; negotiations; peace process; Middle East; resolving; reframing; resolution; transformation; diplomacy; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The mutual recognition between Israel and the PLO in 1993 signalled a major shift in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This study examines, both theoretically and empirically, the basic question of how meaning of conflict may change and how conflict may be resolved. READ MORE

  5. 5. Raising Rebels : Participation and Recruitment in Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Kristine Eck; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : civil conflict; civil war; ethnic conflict; rebellion; rebel groups; rebel recruitment; participation; coercion; indoctrination; Nepal; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some individuals choose to participate in rebellion, and what recruitment tactics can rebel groups use to affect this decision? These questions are central to the study of civil war because rebel groups must raise troops in order to challenge the government and to survive as an organization. Indeed, much of the civil war literature builds on participation as a key causal mechanism, yet it is rarely specified in theoretical or empirical models. READ MORE