Search for dissertations about: "Structural violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 31 swedish dissertations containing the words Structural violence.

  1. 1. Extractive Violence on Indigenous Country sami and Aboriginal Views on Conflicts and Power Relations with Extractive Industries

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Kristina Sehlin MacNeil; Umeå universitet.; Umeå universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Aboriginal; Adnyamathanha; Australia; conflict; cultural violence; extractive industries; extractive violence; Indigenous peoples; Laevas cearru; LKAB; nuclear waste repository; Sami; structural violence; Sweden; Aboriginer; Adnyamathanha; Australien; konflikt; kulturellt våld; kärnavfallsdepå; Laevas cearru; LKAB; samer; strukturellt våld; Sverige; utvinningsindustrier; urfolk; Ethnology; etnologi;

    Abstract : Asymmetrical conflicts and power relations between extractive industries and Indigenous groups often have devastating consequences for Indigenous peoples. Many Indigenous groups are struggling to maintain their lands as Indigenous perspectives on connection to Country are frequently undervalued or dismissed in favour of extractivist ideologies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå Universitet

    Author : Anna Hedlund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence in Caring Risk factors, outcomes and support

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Arbetslivsinstitutet

    Author : Eija Viitasara; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2004]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE Social medicine Public health medicine research areas Public health science; MEDICIN Socialmedicin Folkhälsomedicinska forskningsområden Folkhälsovetenskap; Violence; workplace; health-and-care; personnel; risk factors; work conditions; consequences; social support; prevention; model; recording; Violence; health-and-care personnel; risk factors; work conditions; consequences; social support; prevention; model; recording.;

    Abstract : The overall aim of this dissertation is to promote knowledge of violence against personnel in municipal caring by studying its magnitude, the risk factors involved, its consequences, and the significance of social support and prevention. A subsidiary aim was to develop methods for surveying and analyzing workplace violence in a care setting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Structural Violence as a Constraint to African Policy Formation in the 1990s : Respositioning Education in International Relations

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute of International Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Catherine A Odora Hoppers; Stockholms universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Structural violence; policy formation; power relations; aid; discourses; geo-politics; education; knowledge; neo-liberalism; Structural Adjustment Programmes; reflexivity; transdisciplinarity; Public Policy Dialogue.; International Education; internationell pedagogik;

    Abstract : This study is a meta-analysis of the manner in which global relations impact on national level policy spaces and policy formation. As the International Financial Institutions tighten their grip through the Structural Adjustment Programmes over African countries, and donors steadily shift their ground and push conditionality beyond economic policy into institutional arrangements, the issue of political sovereignty of African countries, and of indirect rule through aid becomes a key concern. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women Survivors, Lost Children and Traumatized Masculinities The Phenomena of Rape and War in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jill Trenholm; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; war-rape; sexual violence; ethnography; child soldiers; gender; resilience; marginalisation; structural violence; intersectionality; new wars; militarised masculinity; Africa; globalisation; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Vårdvetenskap med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; Caring Sciences in Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the phenomenon of war rape in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in order to understand the dynamics, contextual realities and consequences of its perpetration. Practical and theoretical knowledge is generated which is relevant for health care interventions, humanitarian assistance and peace initiatives, that are cognizant of the actual needs of the affected populations. READ MORE