Search for dissertations about: "Psychological Operations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the words Psychological Operations.

  1. 1. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international humanitarian law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; laws of armed conflict; LoAC; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; IAC; non-international armed conflict; NIAC; occupation; civilians; civilian population; communication influence activities; influence operations; psychological operations; threat; coercion; compulsion; humane treatment; outrages upon personal dignity; cruel treatment; inhuman treatment; mental torture; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; International Humanitarian Law; Laws of Armed Conflict; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; Non-international Armed Conflict; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. 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. 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

  4. 4. Mind over matter : Non-cognitive assessments for the selection of the Swedish voluntary soldier of peace

    Author : Charlotte Bäccman; Kjerstin Almkvist; Erik Wästlund; Lennart Sjöberg; Per-Olov Michel; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; personnel selection; personality; resilience; validation; military; international operations; Psykologi; Psychology;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis was firstly, to investigate if the current selection system mirrors the task of international deployment and voluntariness. Secondly, to investigate if and how non-cognitive assessments of personality and resilience, individual aspects that seem underrepresented in the current selection system, may increment validity to the current selection system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trust issues : Welfare workers' relationship to their organisation

    Author : Jonas Welander; Kerstin Isaksson; Wanja Astvik; Juliska Wallin; Ildikó Asztalos Morell; Lotta Dellve; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; employee-organisation relationship; new public management; psychological contracts; job demands; job resources; organisational factors; trust; Working Life Studies; arbetslivsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the past decades, the public sector has undergone important organisational policy changes, referred to as New Public Management. These management strategies focus on continuous cost improvements and rationalisation of operations. READ MORE