Search for dissertations about: "Afghanistan"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the word Afghanistan.

  1. 1. Seeking empowerment asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Sociology, Umeå university

    Author : Jonny Bergman; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Sociology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology; asylum-seekers; refugees; refugee migration; empowerment; grounded theory; constructionist grounded theory; Afghanistan; Swedish asylum policy;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to contribute to the understanding of how asylum-seeking refugees manage their lives in the situation they are in, a situation in which they are dependent and have to wait for decisions on whether or not they will get to stay in the country in which they have made their application for asylum.  The elaboration upon these questions and the purpose of the study is approached through a field study of asylum-seeking refugees from Afghanistan in Sweden. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enforcing Legitimacy Perspectives on the Relationship between Intervening Armed Forces and the Local Population in Afghanistan

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala University, Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Lisa Karlborg; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed intervention; local legitimacy; Afghanistan; intervening armed forces; military; local population; perceptions; soldiers; ISAF; noncombat contact; peace operations; peacekeeping; military doctrine; contact theory; fieldwork; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Bolstering local perceptions of legitimacy in armed intervention has emerged as an important feature of increasingly complex international peace and statebuilding efforts. Yet, previous research has only begun to explore what local legitimacy entails to those involved in, and affected by, armed intervention. READ MORE

  3. 3. Physiotherapists in Afghanistan. Exploring, encouraging and experiencing professional development in the Afghan development context

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Jenny Wickford; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Afghanistan; collaboration; culture; development projects; ethics; field study; learning; physiotherapy; professional development; reflection;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of the thesis is to analyze the matter of supporting professional development of physiotherapists in Afghanistan, and the issues involved in expatriate physiotherapists working with professional development cross-culturally and in development contexts. The thesis is based on two field studies, aspects of which are reported on in four papers. READ MORE

  4. 4. Military Interventions in Internal Wars : The Study of Peace or the Study of War?

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Kersti Larsdotter; Försvarshögskolan.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap; Afghanistan; civil war; counterinsurgency; insurgency; interdisciplinary; ISAF; military intervention; peace operation; Peace Studies; War Studies; interdisciplinarity;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to increase our understanding on how to conduct successful military interventions in internal wars, such as the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. But, instead of investigating different variables which might contribute to success, the focus is on the practice of knowledge production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Forces of Destruction and Construction Local Conflict Dynamics, Institutional Trust and Postwar Crime

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Annekatrin Deglow; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internal armed conflict; civil war; organized violence; subnational; institutional trust; postwar crime; state institutions; police; Afghanistan; Northern Ireland; Kabul; Belfast; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : In 2017 alone, an estimated 68,851 people lost their lives as a consequence of civil wars, that is, armed conflicts that take place within the borders of a state. Such violent conflicts not only lead to immense human suffering, but also leave social, economic and political imprints on the societies that experience them. READ MORE