Search for dissertations about: "Ashok Swain"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Ashok Swain.

  1. 1. Security of Small States in the International System

    Author : Ashok Swain; New Delhi Jawaharlal Nehru University; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

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  2. 2. Cooperation and Conflict amid Water Scarcity

    Author : Stefan Döring; Håvard Hegre; Ashok Swain; Päivi Lujala; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; cooperation; water; water scarcity; drought; communal violence; non-state actors; environmental peacebuilding; environmental security; groundwater; water security; geo-referenced data; climate variability; natural disaster; resilience; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Over two billion people remain without safe drinking water and more than four billion lack basic access to sanitation. Safely managing water is key for livelihoods, food security, energy production, and overall socio-economic development. This dissertation analyzes how scarce water resources affect cooperation and conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sharing Water in Africa : Comparative Analysis of the Limpopo and Orange-Senqu River Basins in SADC and the Juba and Shabelle River Basins in the Horn of Africa

    Author : Abdullahi Elmi Mohamed; Jan-Erik Gustafsson; Ashok Swain; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Shared water; international river basins; river cooperation; water resources; conflicts; SADC and Horn of African regions; Land and Water Resources Engineering; Mark- och vattenteknik;

    Abstract : As water resources management becomes increasingly critical and many countries in the arid and semi-arid regions are increasingly forced to consider the possibilities of utilizing the water that is available in international rivers. Thus, the concerns relating to the use of international waters in shared rivers are becoming more important. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Water Taboo : Restraining the Weaponisation of Water in International Conflict

    Author : Charlotte Grech-Madin; Ashok Swain; Anders Themnér; Gil Merom; Aaron Wolf; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water weaponisation; water taboo; international armed conflict; international relations; norms; international law; environmental security; Kargil War; Gulf War; India; United States; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do nation states in conflict with one another refrain from weaponising water? Water has long been a standard weapon of armed conflict. In the post-World War II period, however, nation states in international conflict have made concerted efforts to restrain its weaponisation. READ MORE

  5. 5. Institutional Aspects of Integrated Flood Management in Guatemala

    Author : Héctor Estuardo Guinea Barrientos; Ashok Swain; Marcus Wallin; Lars Nyberg; Larry Swatuk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Guatemala; Floods; Integrated Flood Management; Institutional Aspects;

    Abstract : Floods are a recurrent natural disaster in Guatemala. Heavy and prolonged rainfall often results in floods that affect people’s life and property. Several institutions and policy instruments at local, national or transnational level address flood management. READ MORE