Search for dissertations about: "Peacekeeping"

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

  1. 1. The Swedish Soldier and General Mental Health Following Service in Peacekeeping Operations

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Per-Olof Michel; Tom Lundin; Gerry Larsson; Lars Weisaeth; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Psychiatry; Mental health; military; peacekeeping; personality disorders; suicide.; Psykiatri; MEDICINE Psychiatry; MEDICIN Psykiatri;

    Abstract : The Scandinavian countries have a long tradition of taking part in peacekeeping missions and also of research in this field. The aim of this thesis is to continue the tradition of research and try to shed some more light on the mental health aspects of peacekeeping operations. Two methods were used to accomplish this. READ MORE

  2. 2. "We are in the Congo now" : Sweden and the trinity of peacekeeping during the Congo crisis 1960-1964

    University dissertation from Department of History, Lund university

    Author : Andreas Tullberg; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; UN; government; ONUC; Peacekeeping; Sweden; Congo; Katanga; 1960s; Cold War; Carl von Clausewitz; trinity; conflict; war; military; media;

    Abstract : his work examines the contemporaneous Swedish experience from participation in the United Nations operation in the Congo, ONUC, from 1960 to 1964. Inspired by Carl von Clausewitz’s understanding of war as a trinity consisting of three ‘nodes’: the political authority, the people and the military, this study focuses on the ONUC experience as described by the government in Sweden, leading Swedish news media and the Swedish battalions serving in the Congo. READ MORE

  3. 3. Changing boundaries, defending boundaries Gender relations in the Swedish Armed Forces

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Alma Persson; Boel Berner; Anna Fogelberg Eriksson; Elin Kvande; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Gender; gender relations; military; civilian employees; organization; Resolution 1325; change; masculinities; homosociality; boundary work; repair work; peacekeeping; Sweden; Genus; genusrelationer; militären; civilanställda; organisation; Resolution 1325; förändring; maskuliniteter; homosocialitet; gränsarbete; reparationsarbete; fredsbevarande arbete; Sverige; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to show how gender is done in the Swedish Armed Forces, against the backdrop of its transition into an international defence organization and the international resolutions that call for gender mainstreaming in peacekeeping operations. In the so-called “New Armed Forces”, traditional demarcations that have separated civilian employees from members of the military officer profession are no longer self-evident. 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; Kristine Höglund; Desirée Nilsson; Govinda Clayton; [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. Human Adaptation to Danger

    University dissertation from Swedish National Defence College, Järnvägsgatan 6, SE-652 25 Karlstad

    Author : Claes Wallenius; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Psychology; Coping; Adaptation; Performance; Reactions; Stress; Danger; Life-Threat; Earthquake; Peacekeeping; Disaster; Psykologi;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of the thesis was to increase knowledge concerning how people adapt psychologically when faced with a real danger incident, and what implications these reactions and adaptation mechanisms have upon immediate performance. The thesis is based on three empirical studies concerning people with personal experience of dangerous incidents. READ MORE