Search for dissertations about: "Bosnia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the word Bosnia.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. A Children’s Literature? : Subversive Infantilisation in Contemporary Bosnian-Herzegovinian Fiction

    Author : Fedja Borčak; Jørgen Bruhn; Andrea Lešić; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bosnia; Bosnian literature; the infantile; child character; subversive infantilisation; nationalism; Balkanism; socialism; international administration; discourse theory; New Historicism; Jacques Rancière; Comparative literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : The past two decades of political and social disintegration in Bosnia and Herzegovina have given birth to literary counterreactions against hegemonic ways of imagining social life in the country. This thesis deals with a particular practice in BosnianHerzegovinian war and post-war literature, which uses infantile perspectives to critically address issues related to the socialist history of Bosnia as part of Yugoslavia, the war in the 1990s, and the socalled transitional post-war period. READ MORE

  5. 5. Anarchy within : The security dilemma between ethnic groups in emerging anarchy

    Author : Erik Melander; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Security Dilemma; ethnic conflict; rational choice; game theory; Bosnia; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This is a study of the Security Dilemma between ethnic groups in conflict. The essence of the Security Dilemma is that vulnerable and fearful actors through efforts to enhance their own security undermine the security of others. This causal mechanism is examined at the theoretical level with the help of a game model. READ MORE