Search for dissertations about: "Freds- och konfliktforskning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 swedish dissertations containing the words Freds- och konfliktforskning.

  1. 1. Autonomy and Conflict : Ethnoterritoriality and Separatism in the South Caucasus - Cases in Georgia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Svante E. Cornell; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Providing minority populations with autonomy is gaining appreciation as a method of solving,managing, and even pre-empting ethnic conflict. However, in spite of the enthusiasm for autonomy solutions among academics and practitioners alike, there is reason to argue that the provision of autonomy for a minority may under certain circumstances increase rather than decrease the likelihood of conflict. READ MORE

  2. 2. Violence in the Midst of Peace Negotiations : Cases from Guatemala, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; internal conflict; violence; peace process; negotiation; Guatemala; Northern Ireland; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do peace talks fall apart as a result of violence? The present study addresses the question of why and how violence sometimes changes the dynamics of peace negotiation processes. Incidents of violence may produce friction between and within parties. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing the Game : Consociational Theory and Ethnic Quotas in Cyprus and New Zealand

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Anna Jarstad; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; consociationalism; game theory; ethnic conflict; divided society; conflict management; constitutional engineering; ethnic quotas; Cyprus; New Zealand; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study addresses the question of what makes ethnic quota systems in parliament work to manage ethnopolitical violence. By a reconstruction of Arend Lijphart’s theory on consociationalism, two causal mechanisms are identified. The first mechanism levels the power balance of contending groups by permanent inclusion in parliament. READ MORE

  4. 4. Anarchy within : The security dilemma between ethnic groups in emerging anarchy

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Erik Melander; Uppsala universitet.; [1999]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Security Dilemma; ethnic conflict; rational choice; game theory; Bosnia; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This is a study of the Security Dilemma between ethnic groups in conflict. The essence of the Security Dilemma is that vulnerable and fearful actors through efforts to enhance their own security undermine the security of others. This causal mechanism is examined at the theoretical level with the help of a game model. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Niklas Swanström; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap 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