Search for dissertations about: "Krigsvetenskap"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 swedish dissertations containing the word Krigsvetenskap.

  1. 1. From Perpetrator to Protector? : Post-War Rebel Networks as Informal Security Providers in Liberia

    Author : Mariam Bjarnesen; Mats Berdal; David Harris; Sukanya Podder; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The dismantling of rebel structures at the end of civil war is often considered to be one of the most important aspects of a successful transition to peace. Combatants are expected to lay down their weapons, but also to abandon their wartime networks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defence transformation in Sweden : The strategic governance of pivoting projects 2000-2010

    Author : Magnus Christiansson; Kjell Engelbrekt; Sten Rynning; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; strategy; governance; civil-military relations; Sweden; Nordic Battle Group; defence acquisition; Afghanistan; statsvetenskap; Political Science; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The thesis investigates the political control of the Swedish defence transformation in the second decade after the end of the Cold War. It focuses on high-level political and administrative processes and methods used in governing the Swedish Armed Forces. READ MORE

  3. 3. Wargaming in Military Education for Army Officers and Officer Cadets

    Author : Johan Elg; Philip Sabin; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; wargaming; wargame; instructor; gamification; game-based learning; buy-in; officer education; officer cadet; Sandhurst; West Point; UK; USA; Sweden; Germany; Japan; game director; krigsspel; utbildningsspel; militär utbildning; officersutbildning; Sverige; USA; Storbritannien; Tyskland; Japan; spelbaserat lärande; brädspel; spel; simulering; Försvarshögskolan; instruktör; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Wargaming has been part of military curricula for about 200 years since the introduction of Kriegsspiel, but it is still something of an art form. This thesis attempts to theorise the practice of military educational wargaming, and specifically to explore why such wargaming takes the form it does. READ MORE

  4. 4. The intelligence discourse : the Swedish military intelligence (MUST) as a producer of knowledge

    Author : Gunilla Eriksson [Engvall]; Jan Olsson; Mats Lindberg; Jan Willem Honig; Peter Jackson; Gunilla Eriksson; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; intelligence; intelligence analysis; knowledge; social practice; discursive practice; discourse; logic of appropriateness; Denkstil; Denkkollektiv; Political Science; Statskunskap; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The Swedish Military Intelligence and Security Directorate (MUST) is a producer of knowledge, a knowledge that is fundamental for decisionmaking in foreign and security policy. The intelligence knowledge production is often held as objective, value neutral, and with the intention of ‘speaking truth onto power’. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Duality of Tactical Thought : A Study of how Swedish Land Forces’ Commanders view Tactics in Irregular Warfare

    Author : Michael Gustafson; Col Pasi Kesseli; Donald Broady; Torsten Björkman; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Bourdieu; military thought; tactics; Irregular Warfare; Multiple Correspondence Analysis; field theory; sociology; War Studies; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This is a sociological study of the views of officers in the Swedish Army and its Amphibious Forces on tactics in Irregular Warfare (IW), in particular, Counterinsurgency (COIN). IW comprises struggles, where the military weaker part uses an indirect approach with smaller units and integrates the civilian and military dimensions in a violence spectrum including subversion, terrorism, Guerrilla Warfare and infantry actions. READ MORE