Search for dissertations about: "Afghanistan"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the word Afghanistan.

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

    Author : Jonny Bergman; Lars Dahlgren; Åsa Gustafson; Peo Hansen; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; asylum-seekers; refugees; refugee migration; empowerment; grounded theory; constructionist grounded theory; Afghanistan; Swedish asylum policy; Sociology; Sociologi; sociologi; Sociology;

    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

    Author : Lisa Karlborg; Jan Ångström; Louise Olsson; Chiara Ruffa; Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Robert Egnell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : 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

    Author : Jenny Wickford; Susanne Rosberg; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH 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. Don’t Mention the War : The forging of a domestic foreign policy consensus on the entry, expansion and exit of Swedish military contributions to Afghanistan

    Author : Lars Wikman; Fredrik Bynander; Josefina Erikson; Condoleezza Rice; Johan Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; foreign policy; consensus; framing; foreign policy line; domestic politics; ISAF; Afghanistan; peace support operations; NATO.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Consensus is not something that just happens in the foreign policy domain when political actors seemingly agree on a policy. Rather, in this dissertation I demonstrate that actors construct consensus through the framing of policy as they highlight and downplay certain elements. READ MORE

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

    Author : Kersti Larsdotter; Helena Lindholm Schulz; Jan Ångström; Ivan Arreguín-Toft; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Afghanistan; civil war; counterinsurgency; insurgency; interdisciplinarity; ISAF; military intervention; peace operation; Peace Studies; War Studies; Afghanistan; interdisciplinary; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    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