Search for dissertations about: "Armed Conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 swedish dissertations containing the words Armed Conflict.

  1. 1. Conflict in the Eye of the Storm Micro-dynamics of Natural Disasters, Cooperation and Armed Conflict

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

    Author : Colin Walch; Cecilia Albin; Ashok Swain; Richard Matthew; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; natural disaster; rebel group; micro-dynamics of civil war; resilience; disaster risk reduction and management; rebel group recruitment; conflict analysis; climate change; cooperation; conflict resolution; negotiation; ripeness; the Philippines; India; Colombia.; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many of the most destructive natural disasters have taken place in situations characterized by armed conflict and insecurity: the Indian Ocean tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia in 2004, the floods in Pakistan in 2011, the drought in Somalia in 2011 and typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. Surprisingly little research has systematically explored how armed conflict affects natural disaster management, and how shocks from natural disaster influence conflict dynamics. READ MORE

  2. 2. Central Politics and Local Peacemaking The Conditions for Peace after Communal Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Kristine Höglund; Hanne Fjelde; Leonardo R. Arriola; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; communal conflict; local conflict; non-state conflict; land conflict; conflict resolution; mediation; conflict management; intervention; ethnic politics; political bias; governance; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Under what conditions can peace be established after violent communal conflict? This question has received limited research attention to date, despite the fact that communal conflicts kill thousands of people each year and often severely disrupt local livelihoods. This dissertation analyzes how political dynamics affect prospects for peace after communal conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Scramble for Rents Foreign Aid and Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Margareta Sollenberg; Mats Hammarström; Peter Wallensteen; Erik Melander; Margit Bussmann; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; civil conflict; civil war; coup d etat; foreign aid; rents; institutions; aid dependence; aid shocks; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Previous research has not specified the circumstances under which foreign aid may increase the probability of armed conflict. The purpose of this dissertation is to address this gap by employing a theoretical framework in which foreign aid produces incentives for a rent-seeking scramble among elites. READ MORE

  4. 4. Deterritorializing Conflict, Reterritorializing Boundaries Diaspora and Conflict in the "Homeland"

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Sofiya Voytiv; Jens Rydgren; Rickard Sandell; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; diasporic groups; ethnicity; ethnicized armed conflict; conflict deterrito-rialization; conflict reterritorialization; Ukrainian-Russian conflict; Ukrainians; Russians; Sweden; collaboration networks; group boundary making processes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Ethnicized armed conflicts are usually studied in their territorial dimension and analyzed through the patterns of involvement of different direct and indirect actors. Mostly the focus lies on the multiple ways these direct and indirect actors affect the processes and outcomes of such conflicts. READ MORE

  5. 5. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International Humanitarian Law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; Laws of Armed Conflict; LoAC; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; IAC; Non-international Armed Conflict; NIAC; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE