Search for dissertations about: "Cold War"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 64 swedish dissertations containing the words Cold War.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Santérus Academic Press Sweden

    Author : Cecilia Notini Burch; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; 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; historia; History;

    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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Niklas Karlén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : 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. "We are in the Congo now" : Sweden and the trinity of peacekeeping during the Congo crisis 1960-1964

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Andreas Tullberg; [2012]
    Keywords : 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

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

    University dissertation from London : Sage Publications

    Author : Ola Tunander; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1989]
    Keywords : 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

  5. 5. Window of opportunity Dutch and Swedish security ideas and strategies 1942–1948

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Susanna Erlandsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; small states; security; margin for manoeuvre; window of opportunity; neutrality; non-alignment; alliance; collective security; regional cooperation; 20th century history; international relations; World War II; Cold War; Sweden; the Netherlands; Historia; History;

    Abstract : The period treated in this thesis is one which is often characterized as a transition between World War II and the Cold War. By approaching it instead as a window of opportunity – a period in which the governments of small states perceived both an unusual space and an urgent need to reevaluate security – the security policies of two small northwestern European countries, the Netherlands and Sweden, are subjected to a critical reappraisal. READ MORE