Search for dissertations about: "Bosnia and Herzegovina"

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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Infrastruktur

    Author : Tigran Hasic; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; reconstruction planning; post-conflict zones; bosnia and herzegovina; international community; complexity and systems thinking; grounded theory; Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : avdelningen för internationell och jämförande pedagogik

    Author : Lidija Kolouh-Westin; Stockholms universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bosnia and Herzegovina; democracy; education; authoritarianism; social responsibility; conflict resolution; attitudes; values; globalization; socialization; participation; critical citizenship; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Education; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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

  3. 3. Ambivalent Peace : External Peacebuilding, Threatened Identity and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Roland Kostic; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; Peacebuilding; Nation-Building; State-Building; Identity; Societal Security Dilemma; Reconciliation; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study expands the enquiry of external efforts to build peace after an ethnic war by investigating the effects these efforts may have on societal security and reconciliation among groups in a host society. To achieve this, a theoretical framework, combining theories on the character of external peacebuilding, and theories on societal security and reconciliation, was devised and applied to the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Tomislav Dulic; Uppsala universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : 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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen 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

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Statsvetenskap

    Author : Dzenan Sahovic; Umeå universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bosnia Herzegovina; peacebuilding; war-torn societies; High Representative; cultural theory; socio-cultural viability; conditionality; Bonn powers; local ownership; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap 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