Search for dissertations about: "Cold War"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 swedish dissertations containing the words Cold War.

  1. 1. A Cold War Pursuit : Soviet refugees in Sweden, 1945-54

    Author : Cecilia Notini Burch; Magnus Petersson; Karl Molin; Ann-Marie Ekengren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; refugee policy; Cold War; security; ethnicity; human rights; social control; Sweden; Soviet Union; Balts; Ingrians; Russians; flyktingpolitik; kalla kriget; säkerhetspolitik; etnicitet; mänskliga rättigheter; social kontroll; Sverige; Sovjetunionen; balter; ingermanländare; ryssar; History; historia;

    Abstract : What determines refugee policies in liberal democracies? Humanitarianism? International relations? Economics? Identity issues? International law? Concerns for national security? This book explores these factors through a case study of non-aligned Sweden’s management of Soviet refugees during the first decade of the Cold War. The policy of admission and political asylum; the government’s handling of direct Soviet demands regarding refugees; the Swedish authorities’ surveillance strategies and the continuing living conditions of individuals who were permitted to stay, are all studied in depth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sponsors of War : State Support for Rebel Groups in Civil Conflicts

    Author : Niklas Karlén; Kristine Eck; Desirée Nilsson; Erin Jenne; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; external support; intervention; civil war; state sponsorship; conflict delegation; proxy war; internationalized conflict; negotiations; conflict recurrence; US foreign policy; Nicaragua; Syria; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many civil wars are illustrative of wider international tensions and connections that transcend state borders. States often intervene to influence the trajectory and outcome of civil conflicts by providing external support to warring parties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Reassembling the Environmental Archives of the Cold War : Perspectives from the Russian North

    Author : Dmitry V. Arzyutov; Peder Roberts; Per Högselius; Julia Lajus; Bathsheba Demuth; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Environmental Archive; Russian Arctic; Encounters; Cold War; Indigenous and Academic Ways of Knowing; Miljöarkiv; ryska Arktis; möten; det kalla kriget; ursprungliga och akademiska kunskapssystem.; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö; History of Science; Technology and Environment;

    Abstract : To what extent the environmental history of the Arctic can move beyond thedivide between Indigenous peoples and newcomers or vernacular and academicways of knowing? The present dissertation answers this question by developing thenotion of an environmental archive. Such an archive does not have particular referenceto a given place but rather it refers to the complex network that marks the relationsbetween paper documents and human and non-human agencies as they are able towork together and stabilise the conceptualisation of a variety of environmentalobjects. READ MORE

  4. 4. "We are in the Congo now" : Sweden and the trinity of peacekeeping during the Congo crisis 1960-1964

    Author : Andreas Tullberg; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; UN; government; ONUC; Peacekeeping; Sweden; Congo; Katanga; 1960s; Cold War; Carl von Clausewitz; trinity; conflict; war; military; media;

    Abstract : his work examines the contemporaneous Swedish experience from participation in the United Nations operation in the Congo, ONUC, from 1960 to 1964. Inspired by Carl von Clausewitz’s understanding of war as a trinity consisting of three ‘nodes’: the political authority, the people and the military, this study focuses on the ONUC experience as described by the government in Sweden, leading Swedish news media and the Swedish battalions serving in the Congo. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cold water politics : The maritime strategy and geopolitics of the northern front

    Author : Ola Tunander; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Security Politics; Semiotics; Geopolitics; Naval Strategy; US Maritime Strategy; Submarines; Scandinavia; Barents Sea; Norwegian Sea; Diplomatic Signals; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the strategic field of force dominating the Northern waters. Instead of an emphasis on the declared policies of the various nations, the focus here is on geopolitics, technological change and on US and Soviet military strategies influencing the security policies of the Nordic region. READ MORE