Search for dissertations about: "East Asia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 76 swedish dissertations containing the words East Asia.

  1. 1. Understanding the East Asian Peace : Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; University of Gothenburg; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War EastAsian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The EastAsian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world'slongest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE

  2. 2. People of reliable loyalty… : Muftiates and the State in Modern Russia

    Author : Renat Bekkin; Jenny Berglund; Mark Bassin; Galina M. Yemelianova; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Muftiate; spiritual administration of Muslims; mufti; the economics of religion; the institution of the muftiate; Islam in Russia; Islam in the USSR.; History of religion; Religionshistoria; Historical Studies; Historiska studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents a full-fledged portrait of the muftiate (spiritual administration of Muslims) in modern Russia. Designed initially for the purpose of controlling religious activity, over time the institution of the muftiate was appropriated by Muslims and became a key factor in preserving national identity for different ethnic groups of Tatars. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dual isotope (13C-14C) Studies of Water-Soluble Organic Carbon (WSOC) Aerosols in South and East Asia

    Author : Elena N. Kirillova; Örjan Gustafsson; Maria Cristina Facchini; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; atmospheric aerosols; water-soluble organic carbon; carbon isotopes; South Asia; East Asia; source apportionment; aerosol aging; Applied Environmental Science; tillämpad miljövetenskap;

    Abstract : Atmospheric aerosols may be emitted directly as particles (primary) or formed from gaseous precursors (secondary) from different natural and anthropogenic sources. The highly populated South and East Asia regions are currently in a phase of rapid economic growth to which high emissions of carbonaceous aerosols are coupled. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regional cooperation and conflict management: Lessons from the Pacific Rim

    Author : Niklas Swanström; Tom Hart; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Regional cooperation; formal; informal; conflict management; Pacific Rim; East Asia; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia; Americas; North America; South America; regional organizations; conflict resolution; regionalism.; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Regional cooperation is increasingly important as a means to create peaceful relations and improve economic development. The problem today is not to initiate cooperation, but rather how to handle disputes and maintain good relations. This is done through conflict management mechanisms (CMMs) in most regional cooperation structures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding the East Asian Peace Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War East Asian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The East Asian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world's longest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE