Search for dissertations about: "Bosnia Herzegovina"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Bosnia Herzegovina.

  1. 1. Socio-cultural viability of international intervention in war-torn societies : a case study of Bosnia Herzegovina

    Author : Dzenan Sahovic; Jan Engberg; Donna M Schlagheck; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bosnia Herzegovina; peacebuilding; war-torn societies; High Representative; cultural theory; socio-cultural viability; conditionality; Bonn powers; local ownership; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the ‘socio-cultural dilemma’ facing international peacebuilders in war-torn societies through a case study of the post-conflict process in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is done with the help of a typological approach of the grid-group Cultural Theory framework, which defines four social solidarities – or ideal type cultures – of individualism, egalitarianism, fatalism and hierarchy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Reconstruction planning in post-conflict zones : Bosnia and Herzegovina and the international community

    Author : Tigran Hasic; Göran Cars; Wakter Leal Filho; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; reconstruction planning; post-conflict zones; bosnia and herzegovina; international community; complexity and systems thinking; grounded theory; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The history of mankind has been plagued by an almost continuous chain of various armed conflicts - local, regional, national and global - that have caused horrendous damage to the social and physical fabric of cities. The tragedy of millions deprived by war still continues. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning Democracy Together in School? : Student and Teacher Attitudes in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    Author : Lidija Kolouh-Westin; Holger Daun; Ivan Ivic; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bosnia and Herzegovina; democracy; education; authoritarianism; social responsibility; conflict resolution; attitudes; values; globalization; socialization; participation; critical citizenship; Education; Pedagogik;

    Abstract : The principal aim of this study is to examine attitudes and values, through questionnaires, among students and teachers in the last grade of primary school (grade 8) regarding issues related to authoritarianism, democracy, human rights, children rights, conflict resolution and legislation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. A second aim is to explore and analyze the role of the international community in the democratization and education processes in the light of globalization in this country through secondary sources of data, site visits and observations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Hierarchical Sisterhood : Supporting Women's Peacebuilding through Swedish Aid to Bosnia and Herzegovina 1993-2013

    Author : Sanela Bajramović; Christina Carlsson Wetterberg; Maria Småberg; Henric Bagerius; Gunlög Fur; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sisterhood; Kvinna till Kvinna; international intervention; women; peacebuilding; Sida; local NGOs; Bosnia;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines possibilities and challenges faced by international interveners in a post-socialist and violently divided area. The study object is the Swedish foundation Kvinna till Kvinna, formed in 1993 during the Bosnian war, originating from the peace movement and supported by the Swedish government aid agency Sida. READ MORE

  5. 5. Utopias of Nation : Local Mass Killing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1941-42

    Author : Tomislav Dulic; Jan Lindegren; Kjell Magnusson; Milan Ristović; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; political history; social history; Bosnia and Herzegovina; World War II; slavic studies; genocide; mass killing; twentieth century; terror; demographics; Yugoslavia; Chetniks; Ustasha; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the mechanisms of local mass violence perpetrated by the Croatian fascist Ustasha organisation and the Serbian nationalist Chetniks in Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1941–42. A theoretical and methodological model has been devised, that is based on an investigation the three “dimensions” of mass killing, namely intent, systematics and magnitude. READ MORE