Search for dissertations about: "Threat"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 562 swedish dissertations containing the word Threat.

  1. 1. Threat Construction inside Bureaucracy : A Bourdieusian Study of the European Commission and the Framing of Irregular Immigration 1974-2009

    Author : Monica Svantesson; Jan Hallenberg; Johan Eriksson; Magnus Ekengren; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : Threat construction; securitization; bureaucracy; European Commission; irregular immigration; Bourdieu; Framing; Field; Capital; Habitus; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Threat Construction; Securitization; Bureaucracy; Irregular Immigration; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how we construct security threats. Theoretically, it contributes to the literature on securitization and threat construction, which has hitherto overlooked how influential bureaucracies that – in contrast to the police and the military – have little to gain from widened threat perceptions, may still contribute to threat construction. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Innate and Conditioned Fear : Investigating Responses to Threat using Psychophysiology, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Twin Methodology

    Author : Jörgen Rosén; Fredrik Åhs; Miguel Fullana; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Emotion; Imminent threat; Social threat; Twins; Face; Personal space; fMRI; Virtual reality; Amygdala.; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Evolution has shaped systems in the human brain to respond to danger. Some of these systems are innate or hard-wired, while others are learned throughout the entire life span. One commonly studied type of learned threat, conditioned fear, is acquired from experiencing aversive consequences. READ MORE

  4. 4. A threat imminence approach to human fear responding : direction of threat, aversive contexts, and electrodermal responses

    Author : Anders Flykt; Högskolan i Gävle; []
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  5. 5. Preferences Under Pressure : Conflict, Threat Cues and Willingness to Compromise

    Author : Eric Skoog; Magnus Öberg; Hanne Fjelde; Thomas Zeitzoff; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Evolutionary psychology; Conflict; Threat perception; Social preferences; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding how preferences are formed is a key question in the social sciences. The ability of agents to interact with each other is a prerequisite for well-functioning societies. READ MORE