Search for dissertations about: "Liberia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the word Liberia.

  1. 1. Bush Generals and Small Boy Battalions Military Cohesion in Liberia and Beyond

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

    Author : Ilmari Käihkö; Mats Utas; Koen Vlassenroot; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coercion; cohesion; compensation; ethnography; identity; ideology; Liberia; micro-dynamics of civil war; military sociology; strategy; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : All organizations involved in war are concerned with military cohesion. Yet previous studies have only investigated cohesion in a very narrow manner, focusing almost solely on Western state militaries or on micro-level explanations. This dissertation argues for the need to broaden this perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bush generals and small boy battalions : military cohesion in Liberia and beyond

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Ilmari Käihkö; Mats Utas; Koen Vlassenroot; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coercion; cohesion; compensation; ethnography; identity; ideology; Liberia; micro-dynamics of civil war; military sociology; strategy; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : All organizations involved in war are concerned with military cohesion. Yet previous studies have only investigated cohesion in a very narrow manner, focusing almost solely on Western state militaries or on micro-level explanations. This dissertation argues for the need to broaden this perspective. READ MORE

  3. 3. Politics of Affection : Ex-Combatants, Political Engagement and Reintegration Programs in Liberia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johanna Söderström; Li Bennich-Björkman; Anna Jarstad; Anirudh Krishna; Terrence Lyons; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ex-combatants; DDR; reintegration programs; Liberia; political culture; policy feedback; focus groups; democratization; democratic citizenship; peacebuilding; procedural design; political reintegration; political involvement; tolerance of dissent; inclusion; expressed antagonism; political participation; politisk kultur; politisk sociologi; återintegreringsprogram; fredsbyggande; policyanalys; soldater; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Ex-combatants' relationship with post-war politics is crucial for the continued democratization and peace processes, irrespective of what has shaped it: the war or their post-war experiences. In this thesis, the relationship with politics, after the end of the Liberian civil war (1989-2003) is explored among ex-combatants, following the research question: How do ex-combatants in Liberia think about politics and how do they engage in politics? Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR) programs are a large component of contemporary peacebuilding efforts that target ex-combatant populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Politics of Affection : Ex-Combatants, Political Engagement and Reintegration Programs in Liberia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johanna Söderström; Li Bennich-Björkman; Anna Jarstad; Anirudh Krishna; Terrence Lyons; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ex-combatants; DDR; reintegration programs; Liberia; political culture; policy feedback; focus groups; democratization; democratic citizenship; peacebuilding; procedural design; political reintegration; political involvement; tolerance of dissent; inclusion; expressed antagonism; political participation; politisk kultur; politisk sociologi; återintegreringsprogram; fredsbyggande; policyanalys; soldater; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Ex-combatants' relationship with post-war politics is crucial for the continued democratization and peace processes, irrespective of what has shaped it: the war or their post-war experiences. In this thesis, the relationship with politics, after the end of the Liberian civil war (1989-2003) is explored among ex-combatants, following the research question: How do ex-combatants in Liberia think about politics and how do they engage in politics? Demobilization, Disarmament and Reintegration (DDR) programs are a large component of contemporary peacebuilding efforts that target ex-combatant populations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multinational Companies and Host Partnership in Rural Development : A Network Perspective on the Lamco Case

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mohammad Latifi; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Multinational Companies; Rural Development; Less Developed Countries; Network Theory; Lamco; Intermediary Organizations; Private Voluntary Organizations; Community Development; Liberia; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Multinational companies (MNCs) in less developed countries (LDCs) are regularly contracted to undertake rural development around their sites. Likewise, they regularly fail. READ MORE