Search for dissertations about: "Peace Operations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words Peace Operations.

  1. 1. Equal Peace : United Nations Peace Operations and the Power-Relations between men and women in Timor-Leste

    Author : Louise Olsson; Peter Wallensteen; Mats Hammarström; Fen Osler Hampson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United Nations; Peacekeeping; Peace Operations; Peacebuilding; Equality; Timor-Leste; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation expands the inquiry of United Nations peace operations to incorporate their effects on gender power-relations of the host state. To achieve this, a mainstream-based analytical framework, additionally informed by suggestions from feminist research, was formulated and applied to the case of Timor-Leste. READ MORE

  2. 2. Values and Attitudes across Peace Operations : Change and Stability in the Political Psychology of Swedish ISAF Soldiers

    Author : Ralph Sundberg; Kristine Höglund; Erik Melander; Karen Brounéus; Christopher Cohrs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace support operations; peacekeeping; soldiers; ISAF; Afghanistan; political psychology; combat exposure; values; value change; attitudes toward violence; attitude change; personality; Big Five; person-environment fit; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Participation in Peace Support Operations (PSOs) is one of the most common military duties assigned to present-day Western soldiers. Previous research concerned with the psychological effects of these missions on the individual soldier has focused on issues of mental health and how to ensure military effectiveness. READ MORE

  3. 3. Protection of Personnel in Peace Operations : The Role of the 'Safety Convention' against the Background of General International Law

    Author : Ola Engdahl; Ove Bring; Hans Corell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Protection; personnel; peace operations; jurisdiction; privileges; immunity; impunity; status-of-forces agreement; international humanitarian law; human rights law; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt;

    Abstract : The 1994 Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel (Safety Convention) was the first multilateral convention to deal specifically with the protection of personnel engaged in peace operations. It should be viewed against the background of the increasingly volatile environments in which peace operation personnel were required to operate at the beginning of the 1990s. READ MORE

  4. 4. Keeping Peace while Under Fire : The Causes, Characteristics and Consequences of Violence against Peacekeepers

    Author : Sara Lindberg Bromley; Kristine Höglund; Desirée Nilsson; Govinda Clayton; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; peacekeeping; violence; conflict-data; peace operations; sub-Saharan Africa; civil war; MINUSMA; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Peacekeepers are widely viewed as being at growing risk of direct and deliberate violence. Attacks are recorded in many and diverse contexts, targeting interventions deployed by both the United Nations and other organisations. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the Virtual Borderline: Cyber Operations and their Impact on the Paradigms for Peace and War : Aspects of International and Swedish Domestic Law

    Author : Marika Ericson; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Gunnar Hult; Robin Geiss; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; International law; cyber operations; cyberattacks; jus ad bellum; peace; war; armed conflict; state of emergency; cybercrime; cyber defence; cybersecurity; sovereignty; intervention; use of force; armed attack; cyberoperationer; internationell rätt; konstitutionell rätt; cyberbrott; cyberförsvar; cybersäkerhet; krisberedskap; totalförsvar; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary disputes between states contain elements of psychological and information operations, intelligence operations and cyber operations as well as methods for physical use of force. Cyber operations may use, or contribute to, all of these different techniques and methods combined and can be focused on intelligence gathering, preparation of networks for future attacks, sabotage or on preventing access to information. READ MORE