Search for dissertations about: "balance of power"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 225 swedish dissertations containing the words balance of power.

  1. 1. The Power of Symbolic Power : An Application of O'Neill's Game of Honour to Asymmetric Internal Conflict

    Author : Ylva Isabelle Blondel; Mats Hammarstrom; Barry O'Neill; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; asymmetric power; Algeria; internationalisation; internal conflict; symbolic strategy; symbolic power; honour; game theory; public events; media audience; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Powerful states can lose wars to militarily weaker opponents. This can only be understood by moving away from an over-simplified traditional definition of power and by incorporating the symbolic dimensions of power. READ MORE

  2. 2. In the Shadows of Poland and Russia : The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden in the European Crisis of the mid-17th century

    Author : Andrej Kotljarchuk; David Gaunt; Robert I Frost; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Swedish-Lithuanian Relations; Grand Duchy of Lithuania; Second Northern War; Swedish-Ukrainian Diplomacy; Swedish-Russian Diplomacy; Protestantism in Lithuania and Belarus; History; Historia;

    Abstract : This book examines and analyses the Union between the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Sweden signed in 1655 at Kėdainiai and the political crisis that followed. The union was a result of strong separatist dreams among the Lithuanian-Ruthenian Protestant elite led by the Radziwiłł family, and if implemented it would radically change the balance of power in the Baltic Sea region. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modeling, Control and Protection of Low-Voltage DC Microgrids

    Author : Daniel Salomonsson; Lennart Söder; Brian K. Johnsson; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; circuit transient analysis; dc power systems; dispersed storage and generation; load modeling; power conversion; power distribution control; power distribution faults; power distribution protection; power electronics; Electric power engineering; Elkraftteknik;

    Abstract : Current trends in electric power consumption indicate an increasing use of dc in end-user equipment, such as computers and other electronic appliances used in households and offices. With a dc power system, ac/dc conversion within these loads can be avoided, and losses reduced. READ MORE

  4. 4. On optimal hydropower bidding in systems with wind power : Modeling the impact of wind power on power markets

    Author : Magnus Olsson; Lennart Söder; Stein-Erik Fleten; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Hydropower; wind power; stochastic modeling; optimization; Electric power engineering; Elkraftteknik;

    Abstract : The introduction of large amounts of wind power into power systems will increase the production uncertainties due to unforeseen wind power production variations. This will have a significant impact on the required balance management quantities. READ MORE

  5. 5. To act as a Union : Explaining the development of the EU's collective foreign policy

    Author : Maria Strömvik; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; common foreign and security policy; European Union; institutionalism; international cooperation; Political and administrative sciences; balance of influence; balance of threat; realism; balance of power; European political cooperation; transatlantic relations; European security and defence policy; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : It is difficult for states to cooperate on issues related to international peace and security. Yet, ever since 1970, the EU member states have succeeded to gradually intensify their foreign policy cooperation and increasingly act in unison towards the rest of the world. This PhD thesis seeks an explanation to this trend. READ MORE