Search for dissertations about: "SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 47 swedish dissertations containing the words SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research.

  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. Understanding the East Asian Peace Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War EastAsian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The EastAsian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world'slongest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE

  4. 4. Climate, Conflict and Coping Capacity The Impact of Climate Variability on Organized Violence

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Nina von Uexkull; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; communal conflict; climate change; climate variability; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; geo-referenced event data; agricultural dependence; vulnerability; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding the conflict potential of climate variability is critical for assessing and dealing with the societal implications of climate change. Yet, it remains poorly understood under what circumstances – and how – extreme weather events and variation in precipitation patterns affect organized violence. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political Culture in Somalia : Tracing Paths to Peace and Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Mary-Jane Fox; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; African conflicts; political culture; Puntland; Somalia; Somaliland; 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 : The purpose of this dissertation is to apply the political culture concept to and then examine its historical implications for the variant conditions of peace and conflict in contemporary Somalia. Within peace and conflict research, political culture is a concept which has not been examined as a possible contributing factor to peace or conflict, and part of this is due to a restricted understanding of it. READ MORE