Search for dissertations about: "Hanne Fjelde"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Hanne Fjelde.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Central Politics and Local Peacemaking : The Conditions for Peace after Communal Conflict

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Kristine Höglund; Hanne Fjelde; Leonardo R. Arriola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; communal conflict; local conflict; non-state conflict; land conflict; conflict resolution; mediation; conflict management; intervention; ethnic politics; political bias; governance; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Under what conditions can peace be established after violent communal conflict? This question has received limited research attention to date, despite the fact that communal conflicts kill thousands of people each year and often severely disrupt local livelihoods. This dissertation analyzes how political dynamics affect prospects for peace after communal conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Preferences Under Pressure : Conflict, Threat Cues and Willingness to Compromise

    Author : Eric Skoog; Magnus Öberg; Hanne Fjelde; Thomas Zeitzoff; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Evolutionary psychology; Conflict; Threat perception; Social preferences; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding how preferences are formed is a key question in the social sciences. The ability of agents to interact with each other is a prerequisite for well-functioning societies. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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