Search for dissertations about: "armed intervention"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words armed intervention.

  1. 1. Armed intervention, pursuing legitimacy and the pragmatic use of legal argument

    University dissertation from Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights

    Author : Olof Beckman; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed intervention; international law; United Nations; public international law; state practise; self-defense; legal argument; human rights; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : This study examines how States use legal arguments in cases of armed intervention and how this usage can influence the development of international law. The objective is to contribute to the understanding of the law on armed intervention by conducting a study of how States actually use legal arguments to justify or condemn armed interventions in actual cases. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enforcing Legitimacy Perspectives on the Relationship between Intervening Armed Forces and the Local Population in Afghanistan

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

    Author : Lisa Karlborg; Uppsala universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed intervention; local legitimacy; Afghanistan; intervening armed forces; military; local population; perceptions; soldiers; ISAF; noncombat contact; peace operations; peacekeeping; military doctrine; contact theory; fieldwork; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Bolstering local perceptions of legitimacy in armed intervention has emerged as an important feature of increasingly complex international peace and statebuilding efforts. Yet, previous research has only begun to explore what local legitimacy entails to those involved in, and affected by, armed intervention. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exercising Peace Conflict Preventionism, Neoliberalism, and the New Military

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Social Anthropology, Stockholm University

    Author : Mattias Viktorin; Stockholms universitet.; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; security; humanitarianism; neoliberalism; intervention; ethics; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Social anthropology ethnography Social anthropology; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Socialantrolopologi etnografi Socialantropologi; Social Anthropology; socialantropologi;

    Abstract : This study takes the changing role of the military as a starting point for exploring a set of broader ongoing processes at the intersection of security and humanitarianism. The focus is on one particular assemblage, described here as conflict preventionism. READ MORE

  4. 4. Central Politics and Local Peacemaking The Conditions for Peace after Communal Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; communal conflict; local conflict; non-state conflict; land conflict; conflict resolution; mediation; conflict management; intervention; ethnic politics; political bias; governance; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Under what conditions can peace be established after violent communal conflict? This question has received limited research attention to date, despite the fact that communal conflicts kill thousands of people each year and often severely disrupt local livelihoods. This dissertation analyzes how political dynamics affect prospects for peace after communal conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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