Search for dissertations about: "Civilian Population"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Civilian Population.

  1. 1. 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; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public International Law; Folkrätt; 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; international humanitarian law; laws of armed conflict; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; non-international armed conflict; 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;

    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

  2. 2. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Hedlund; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

  3. 3. Aspects of hepatoduodenal trauma and fluid therapy in hemorrhagic shock

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery

    Author : Peep Talving; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2006]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Liver injury; epidemiology; population-based study; duodenum injury; gunshot injury; surgery; trauma; emergency care; bleeding; hypotension; hemorrhagic shock; fluid resuscitation; prehospital fluid therapy; morbidity; mortality;

    Abstract : Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among young adults and children, accounting for 5 million deaths worldwide on an annual basis. In Sweden alone, 2500 individuals succumb to traumatic injuries yearly. Beyond the burden of death, injuries contribute to a large proportion of disability. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Economics of Genocide and War

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm University

    Author : Thorsten Rogall; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conflict; Political Elites; Genocide; Strategic Violence; Inequality; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Preparing for Genocide: Community Work in RwandaHow do political elites prepare the civilian population for participation in violent conflict? We empirically investigate this question using village-level data from the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. Every Saturday before 1994, Rwandan villagers had to meet to work on community infrastructure, a practice called Umuganda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Placing Conflict Religion and politics in Kaduna State, Nigeria

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Henrik Angerbrandt; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; decentralisation; ethnic conflict; ethnicity; federalism; identity; Nigeria; religion; religious conflict; scale; territory; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Decentralisation and federalism are often said to mitigate conflict by better meeting the preferences of a heterogeneous population and demands for limited autonomy. But it is argued in this thesis that this perspective does not sufficiently address the ways in which conflict-ridden relations entangle processes across different scales ‒ local, regional as well as national. READ MORE