Search for dissertations about: "SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 swedish dissertations containing the words SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning.

  1. 1. Talking Threats The Social Construction of National Security in Russia and the United States

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

    Author : Roxanna Sjöstedt; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; threat images; security; securitization; norms; ideas; HIV AIDS;

    Abstract : Why are some issues seen as threats? This dissertation attempts to explain the dynamics of threat construction by national decision-makers. The theoretical ambition is twofold: first, the dissertation aims at improving the research on threat construction by suggesting a broad approach that analyzes this process in a structured manner. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peace by repatriation Concepts, cases, and conditions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Patrik Johansson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugees; displaced persons; repatriation; sustainable peace; necessary; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; statskunskap; statskunskap; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research;

    Abstract : The focus of this study is the assumption that the return of refugees is a necessary condition for the establishment of sustainable peace after armed conflict. This assumption is often made in the peacebuilding literature as well as by policy makers, but it has rarely been the object of systematic analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autonomy and Conflict : Ethnoterritoriality and Separatism in the South Caucasus - Cases in Georgia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Svante E. Cornell; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Providing minority populations with autonomy is gaining appreciation as a method of solving,managing, and even pre-empting ethnic conflict. However, in spite of the enthusiasm for autonomy solutions among academics and practitioners alike, there is reason to argue that the provision of autonomy for a minority may under certain circumstances increase rather than decrease the likelihood of conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence in the Midst of Peace Negotiations : Cases from Guatemala, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; internal conflict; violence; peace process; negotiation; Guatemala; Northern Ireland; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do peace talks fall apart as a result of violence? The present study addresses the question of why and how violence sometimes changes the dynamics of peace negotiation processes. Incidents of violence may produce friction between and within parties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Changing the Game : Consociational Theory and Ethnic Quotas in Cyprus and New Zealand

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Anna Jarstad; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; consociationalism; game theory; ethnic conflict; divided society; conflict management; constitutional engineering; ethnic quotas; Cyprus; New Zealand; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study addresses the question of what makes ethnic quota systems in parliament work to manage ethnopolitical violence. By a reconstruction of Arend Lijphart’s theory on consociationalism, two causal mechanisms are identified. The first mechanism levels the power balance of contending groups by permanent inclusion in parliament. READ MORE