Search for dissertations about: "North Korea"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words North Korea.

  1. 1. Staging Violence, Singing Hope : Trauma, Memory, and Affect in Three Musical and Dance Performances by North Korean Migrants in South Korea

    Author : Iain Sands; Sonja Häussler; Dirk Gindt; Sunhee Koo; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; Korea; North Korea; North Korean migrants; South Korea; performance studies; performance; performativity; performing arts; Korean studies; affect; culture; gender; trauma; borderlands; migration; unification; dance; music; choral music; choral performance; Asian Languages and Cultures; Asiens språk och kulturer;

    Abstract : This thesis presents new research on artistic performances of North Korean migrants living in South Korea through critical analyses of three case studies. Two of the case studies are focused on a North Korean migrant women's musical troupe, and one on a choir of North Korean and South Korean youths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding China’s Rise : Competing Online Identity Discourses behind Short-term Changes in Foreign Policy

    Author : Nicholas Olczak; Karl Gustafsson; Shaun Breslin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; China; foreign policy; North Korea; Southeast Asia; the South China Sea; rising powers; international relations; security; the Internet; critical constructivism; identity; mixed methods; discourse; Lacan; 中国,国际关系,外交,朝鲜; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : China has undergone a remarkable rise in the past four decades, its economy and material power growing substantially. These developments have led to several interlinked debates about how we should understand this rise. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rethinking Ontological Security Theory : Conceptual Investigations into 'Self' and 'Anxiety'

    Author : Nina C. Krickel-Choi; Karl Gustafsson; Sebastian Larsson; Brent J. Steele; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; anxiety; body; concepts; embodiment; existentialism; Giddens; identity; IR theory; Japan; Laing; North Korea; ontological security; phenomenology; psychological constructivism; recovering meaning; security studies; self; sovereignty; states; Taiwan; internationella relationer; International Relations;

    Abstract : The growing literature on ontological security has generated important insights about the behaviour of individuals, groups, and states in international politics. It has thereby greatly contributed to the discipline of International Relations (IR), especially to IR theory and the sub-field of Security Studies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the East Asian Peace Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way; International relations; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War East Asian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The East Asian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world's longest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE

  5. 5. Seaweed Invasions and Novel Chemical Defences

    Author : Swantje Enge; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Biological invasions; enemy release; increased competitive ability; novel weapon; chemical defence; plant-herbivore interactions; competition; seaweeds; Bonnemaisonia hamifera;

    Abstract : Biological invasions pose a risk to the biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems in invaded areas. The reasons why some introduced species become dominant and widespread in their new environments is still largely an unsettled question. READ MORE