Search for dissertations about: "Ethnic conflicts"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 30 swedish dissertations containing the words Ethnic conflicts.

  1. 1. Borders and Belonging : Nation-Building in Georgia's Armenian and Azerbaijani Ethno-Regions, 2004–2012

    Author : Christofer Berglund; Sten Widmalm; Sven Oskarsson; Svante Cornell; Timothy Blauvelt; Henry E. Hale; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Ethnic conflicts; nation-building; borderlands; minorities; integration; language politics; matched-guise experiments; South Caucasus; Georgia; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Since the fall of the Soviet Union, scholars researching ethnic politics have approached the South Caucasus as a testing ground for theories of separatism and conflict. But the 2003 Rose Revolution brought a new generation of politicians to power in Georgia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Strategies for International Legitimacy. A Comparative Study of Elite Behavior in Ethnic Conflicts

    Author : Kristian Steiner; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; norms; elite behavior; strategy; Czechoslovakia; German Bohemia; Israel; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Polemology; PLO; International legitimacy; ethnic conflict;

    Abstract : Although ethnic conflicts are an acute international problem, researchers in international relations have conducted surprisingly little research in this area. The aim with this study is to analyze one aspect of ethnic conflicts, how the elites representing ethnic groups act to make the great powers legitimize their own demands, and delegitimize the demands of the enemy by adducing to norms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Constructing Lithuania : Ethnic Mapping in Tsarist Russia, ca. 1800-1914

    Author : Vytautas Petronis; Per Bolin Hort; David Gaunt; Theodore R. Weeks; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Russian Empire; Lithuania; Western provinces; Ethnography; Ethnic Mapping; Cartography; Nationalism; 19th century; History; Historia; historia; History;

    Abstract : Up until now the discipline of history has most often used maps as a convenient tool for illustration. Scholars have thus touched only briefly upon the development of maps and their role in the processes underlying the formation of national territories and the establishment of ethnic boundaries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Economic Nationalizing in the Ethnic Borderlands of Hungary and Romania : Inclusion, Exclusion and Annihilation in Szatmár/Satu-Mare 1867–1944

    Author : Anders E. B. Blomqvist; Anu Mai Köll; Leos Müller; Dennis Deletant; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Economic nationalizing; ethnonationalism; nationalism; economic nationalism; ethnicity; borderland; Hungary; Romania; Austria-Hungary; Transylvania; Holocaust; anti-Semitism; political economy; assimilation; ethnic economy; ethnocracy; minorities; historia; History; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : The history of the ethnic borderlands of Hungary and Romania in the years 1867–1944 were marked by changing national borders, ethnic conflicts and economic problems. Using a local case study of the city and county of Szatmár/Satu-Mare, this thesis investigates the practice and social mechanisms of economic nationalizing. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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