Search for dissertations about: "Peacebuilding"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the word Peacebuilding.

  1. 1. Peacebuilding in post-genocide Rwanda: The role of cooperatives in the restoration of interpersonal relationships

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ezechiel Sentama; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cooperative; conflict; genocide; genocide survivor; genocide perpetrator; interpersonal relationships; peacebuilding; post-conflict peacebuilding; relationships restoration; Rwanda;

    Abstract : This thesis is aimed at contributing to the lack of knowledge in the field of peacebuilding from below, notably regarding the mechanisms to be used in order to overcome the painful past between conflicting parties. The study makes this contribution through an empirically based exploration of the relational outcomes resulting from conflicting parties’ memberships of the same cooperative organization after the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. READ MORE

  2. 2. On the Ethics of External States in Peacebuilding A Critical Study of Justification

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Johanna Ohlsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; justification; peacebuilding; ethics; justification strategies; South African foreign policy; Russian foreign policy; Etik; Ethics;

    Abstract : Even the most obvious actions require justification. The need for justification of peacebuilding involvements is always present. This thesis argues that justification is particularly needed when there is a prevalent power asymmetry between an external state and a host community. READ MORE

  3. 3. Ambivalent Peace : External Peacebuilding, Threatened Identity and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Roland Kostic; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; Peacebuilding; Nation-Building; State-Building; Identity; Societal Security Dilemma; Reconciliation; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study expands the enquiry of external efforts to build peace after an ethnic war by investigating the effects these efforts may have on societal security and reconciliation among groups in a host society. To achieve this, a theoretical framework, combining theories on the character of external peacebuilding, and theories on societal security and reconciliation, was devised and applied to the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building Sustainable Peace Understanding the Linkages between Social, Political, and Ecological Processes in Post-War Countries

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

    Author : Florian Krampe; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sustainable peace; peacebuilding; post-war reconstruction; non-state actors; state actors; legitimacy; environmental peacebuilding; environmental security; sustainable development; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Post-war countries are among the most difficult policy arenas for international and domestic actors. The challenge is not only to stop violence and prevent violence from rekindling, but moreover to help countries reset their internal relations on a peaceful path. The indirect, long-term effects of wars further exaggerate this challenge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hierarchical Sisterhood : Supporting Women's Peacebuilding through Swedish Aid to Bosnia and Herzegovina 1993-2013

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro University

    Author : Sanela Bajramović; Örebro universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; sisterhood; Kvinna till Kvinna; international intervention; women; peacebuilding; Sida; local NGOs; Bosnia;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines possibilities and challenges faced by international interveners in a post-socialist and violently divided area. The study object is the Swedish foundation Kvinna till Kvinna, formed in 1993 during the Bosnian war, originating from the peace movement and supported by the Swedish government aid agency Sida. READ MORE