Search for dissertations about: "child soldiers"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words child soldiers.

  1. 1. Legal Ideals and Normative Realities - A case study of children's rights and child labor activity in Paraguay

    Author : Patrik Olsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; deficient infrastructure.; exploitation; social injustice; social inequality; poverty; child soldiers; rural poverty; urban poverty; system conditions; will; values; norms; socio-legal; Paraguay; UNCRC; normative reality; legal ideals; Child labor; children s rights; Sociology of labour; sociology of enterprise; Arbetslivssociologi; företagssociologi; Juvenile law; Rätt rörande minderåriga;

    Abstract : The present study is composed of eight chapters relating to children's rights and child labor activity in the Republic of Paraguay. The problem of child labor in Paraguay is central for this study and the legal ideals that are intended to uphold and strengthen the rights of the child are described and contrasted with the present normative reality in which the children work and live. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women Survivors, Lost Children and Traumatized Masculinities The Phenomena of Rape and War in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jill Trenholm; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; war-rape; sexual violence; ethnography; child soldiers; gender; resilience; marginalisation; structural violence; intersectionality; new wars; militarised masculinity; Africa; globalisation; Hälso- och sjukvårdsforskning; Health Care Research; Vårdvetenskap med samhällsvetenskaplig inriktning; Caring Sciences in Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to investigate the phenomenon of war rape in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in order to understand the dynamics, contextual realities and consequences of its perpetration. Practical and theoretical knowledge is generated which is relevant for health care interventions, humanitarian assistance and peace initiatives, that are cognizant of the actual needs of the affected populations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sweet Battlefields Youth and the Liberian Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Kulturantropologiska avdelningen

    Author : Mats Utas; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Cultural anthropology; Liberia; anthropology; civil war; youth; children; child soldiers; street children; conflict; violence; women in war; West Africa; liminality; Kulturantropologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology Cultural anthropology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi Kulturantropologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation presents an ethnography of youth in Liberia and of how their lives became affected by a civil war which raged in the country between 1990 and 1997. The focus is on the experiences, motivations, and reflections of young combatants who fought for a variety of rebel factions. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Judging of War Criminals : Individual Criminal Responsibility Under International Law

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department och Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Alex Obote-Odora; Stockholms universitet.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsförbrytelser; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK;

    Abstract : Violations of the law of war, particularly in internal armed conflicts, in the 1990s, increased dramatically. This led to the establishment, by the UN Security Council, of international criminal tribunals for former Yugoslavia and for Rwanda. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department och Law, Stockholm University

    Author : Anna Hedlund; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE