Search for dissertations about: "Freds- och konfliktforskning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words Freds- och konfliktforskning.

  1. 1. Climate, Conflict and Coping Capacity : The Impact of Climate Variability on Organized Violence

    Author : Nina von Uexkull; Erik Melander; Hanne Fjelde; Jack A. Goldstone; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; communal conflict; climate change; climate variability; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; geo-referenced event data; agricultural dependence; vulnerability; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding the conflict potential of climate variability is critical for assessing and dealing with the societal implications of climate change. Yet, it remains poorly understood under what circumstances – and how – extreme weather events and variation in precipitation patterns affect organized violence. READ MORE

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

    Author : Svante E. Cornell; Stuart J. Kaufman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; 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

  3. 3. Sins of Omission and Commission : The Quality of Government and Civil Conflict

    Author : Hanne Fjelde; Erik Melander; Kristian Gleditsch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; civil war; quality of government; corruption; patronage politics; governance; authoritarian regimes; Nigeria; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Is the risk of civil conflict related to the quality of government? This dissertation contributes to the quantitative research on this topic. First, it provides a more nuanced account of the role of the government in influencing the risk of civil conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Neighbors at Risk : A Quantitative Study of Civil War Contagion

    Author : Erika Forsberg; Mats Hammarström; Håvard Hegre; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict contagion; internationalization of conflict; civil war; ethnic conflict; transnational ethnic groups; ethnic polarization; refugee flows; domino effects; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : While previous research shows that civil wars can spread to neighboring states, we do not know why certain neighbors are more at risk than others. To address this research gap, this dissertation proposes a contagion process approach that can identify the most likely targets of contagion effects from an ongoing conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political Culture in Somalia : Tracing Paths to Peace and Conflict

    Author : Mary-Jane Fox; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; African conflicts; political culture; Puntland; Somalia; Somaliland; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : The purpose of this dissertation is to apply the political culture concept to and then examine its historical implications for the variant conditions of peace and conflict in contemporary Somalia. Within peace and conflict research, political culture is a concept which has not been examined as a possible contributing factor to peace or conflict, and part of this is due to a restricted understanding of it. READ MORE