Search for dissertations about: "Peace Operations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Louise Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United Nations; Peacekeeping; Peace Operations; Peacebuilding; Equality; Timor-Leste; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Ralph Sundberg; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ola Engdahl; Försvarshögskolan.; Stockholms universitet.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Protection; personnel; peace operations; jurisdiction; privileges; immunity; impunity; status-of-forces agreement; international humanitarian law; human rights law;

    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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Sara Lindberg Bromley; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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. Emotion matters Emotion management in Swedish Peace Support Operations

    University dissertation from Karlstad : Karlstads universitet

    Author : Louise Weibull; Karlstads universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Working Life Science; Arbetsvetenskap; Peace Support Operations; emotion management; low-intensity conflict areas; Sweden; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik;

    Abstract : The thesis makes an overall contribution to the qualitative research on soldiers’ experiences from service primarily in low-intensity mission areas, this operational environment being placed within a framework of emotion sociology. The central argument put forward states that even on this type of mission the emotional demands are considerable, and that the need for emotional management in Peace Support Operations (PSO) should therefore generally follow other demarcations than the formal military divisions of high and low intensity conflicts respectively. READ MORE