Search for dissertations about: "Syria"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 29 swedish dissertations containing the word Syria.

  1. 1. To cooperate or not to cooperate...? Collective action for rehabilitation of traditional water tunnel systems (qanats) in Syria

    University dissertation from Vossiuspers

    Author : Joshka Wessels; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; water supply; water management; tunnels; water distribution; rehabilitation; cooperation; government policy; human ecology; syria; social cooperation;

    Abstract : Communities all over the world are using traditional technologies to extract drinkingwater, irrigate their lands and feed their livestock. But these often sustainable and ancient ways to make use of groundwater are in rapid decline worldwide. READ MORE

  2. 2. Industrial buying behavior in the Middle East : a cross national study

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Hossein Dadfar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1990]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Industrial buying behavior; purchasing process for industrial capital goods; decision making; implementation; dimensions of buying behavior negotiation behavior; consulting marketing; Middle Eastern socio-cultural characteristics; tribalism; Islam; westernization; Iran; Syria; the United Arab Emirates; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : This study tackles industrial buying behavior in a socio-cultural context. The main purpose is to explore the influence of socio-cultural forces on industrial buying behavior in the Middle Eastern selected countries: Iran, Syria and the United Arab Emirates. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sponsors of War State Support for Rebel Groups in Civil Conflicts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Niklas Karlén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; external support; intervention; civil war; state sponsorship; conflict delegation; proxy war; internationalized conflict; negotiations; conflict recurrence; US foreign policy; Nicaragua; Syria; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many civil wars are illustrative of wider international tensions and connections that transcend state borders. States often intervene to influence the trajectory and outcome of civil conflicts by providing external support to warring parties. READ MORE

  4. 4. Creating a Man, a Mouse or a Monster? : Masculinityas Formulated by Syrian Female Novelists through the Second Half of the 20thCentury

    University dissertation from University of Edinburgh

    Author : Lovisa Berg; Högskolan Dalarna.; [2017]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Masculinity; Syria; Female Arab Writers; Interkulturella studier; Intercultural Studies;

    Abstract : This literary study examines the formulation of masculinity in Syrian novels authored by women. The thesis covers the period between 1959 and 2000, corresponding to both the development of the female-authored novel in Syria and the creation of the modern Syrian state. READ MORE

  5. 5. To Each Their Own Letter : Structure, Themes, and Rhetorical Strategies in the Letters of Ignatius of Antioch

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Almqvist & Wiksell International

    Author : Mikael Isacson; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; New Testament exegesis; Ignatius of Antioch; text linguistics; discourse analysis; rhetoric; rhetorical criticism; rhetorical strategy; Ephesians; Magnesians; Trallians; Philadelphians; Smyrnaeans; New Testament; Apostolic Fathers; Early Christianity; Antioch; Syria; Asia Minor; monepiscopacy; monarchical episcopacy; authenticity; Nya testamentets exegetik; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Religion Theology New Testament exegesis; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Religionsvetenskap Teologi Nya testamentets exegetik;

    Abstract : The collection of letters by Ignatius of Antioch has until now mainly been treated as a coherent whole. This has been the case irrespective of analyses of the authenticity or theology of these letters, or of discussions about the identity of Ignatius’ opponents. READ MORE