Search for dissertations about: "causes of conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 swedish dissertations containing the words causes of conflict.

  1. 1. Masters of War : The Role of Elites in Sudan’s Communal Conflicts

    Author : Johan Brosché; Kristine Höglund; Anders Themnér; Catherine Boone; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; communal conflicts; causes of conflict; conflict prevention; conflict resolution; government bias; elites; common-pool resources; sanctions; boundaries; local rules; Sudan; South Sudan; Darfur; Eastern Sudan; Greater Upper Nile; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do communal conflicts turn violent in some regions but not in others? Communal conflicts pose a severe threat to human security and kill thousands of people each year, but our understanding of this phenomenon is still limited. In particular, we lack knowledge about why some of these conflicts become violent while others are resolved peacefully. READ MORE

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

    Author : Niklas Karlén; Kristine Eck; Desirée Nilsson; Erin Jenne; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  3. 3. A Darwinian Theory of International Conflict

    Author : Tarek Oraby; Hans Agné; Jonas Tallberg; John Owen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; international relations; peace and conflict; Universal Darwinism; Neorealism; balance of power; causes of war; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to advance the current understanding of the general conditions affecting the likelihood of military conflicts and wars between states. To that end, the dissertation develops a Darwinian theory of international conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Stronger than Justice : Armed Group Impunity for Sexual Violence

    Author : Angela Muvumba Sellström; Erik Melander; Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Mats Utas; Chandra Lekha Sriram; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; civil war; armed actors; sexual violence; impunity; accountability; justice; human rights; international criminal law; liberal peacebuilding; rebels; ex-combatants; Burundi; Africa; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : What conditions lead to confidence among civil war combatants that they will not face accountability for perpetrating sexual violence? This study investigates the causes of impunity for sexual violence among armed actors. It develops a theoretical framework which identifies three explanations for armed group impunity for sexual violence, namely (1) flawed prohibitions inside an armed group; (2) negligent enforcement by its authorities; and (3) pardons in the form of amnesties during the peace process. READ MORE

  5. 5. Global patterns of international fisheries conflict

    Author : Jessica Spijkers; Henrik Österblom; Matthew Osborne; Tiffany Morrison; Graeme S. Cumming; Geoff Dabelko; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Fisheries; conflict; environmental security; social-ecological systems; complex adaptive systems thinking; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Are international conflicts over fishery resources a growing security concern? High-profile incidences of conflict, diminishing fishery resources and climate impacts on marine systems have made the international community increasingly wary of fisheries conflict. However, we lack knowledge on conflict incidences over time, as well as the contexts in which the conflicts occur, to assess if fisheries conflict is a growing security threat. READ MORE