Search for dissertations about: "civil war"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 70 swedish dissertations containing the words civil war.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Dismantling the Conflict Trap Essays on Civil War Resolution and Relapse

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Joakim Kreutz; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; conflict resolution; conflict recurrence; diversionary war; ripe moment; natural resources; peace agreement; victory; war termination; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Countries that have experienced civil war suffer a greater risk for new conflict than countries with no prior history of civil war. This empirical finding has been called a conflict trap where the legacy of previous war - unsolved issues, indecisive outcomes, and destruction – leads to renewed fighting. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vulnerability and nationalism: The support for the war against Iraq in five established states

    University dissertation from University of Edinburgh

    Author : Per Becker; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Nationalism; vulnerability; armed conflict; war; established state; Iraq; U.S.A; U.K; Australia; France; Spain; national identity; ideology; mobilisation; elite; social psychology; comparative research; retroductive research strategy; elite persuasion;

    Abstract : This dissertation attempts to answer the question of why the 2003 armed conflict against Iraq received such varied support within the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France and Spain. This is achieved by introducing a model in which the support for armed conflict is connected to elite persuasion operating in particular contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. Raising Rebels Participation and Recruitment in Civil War

    University dissertation from Uppsala

    Author : Kristine Eck; Uppsala universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; civil war; ethnic conflict; rebellion; rebel groups; rebel recruitment; participation; coercion; indoctrination; Nepal; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some individuals choose to participate in rebellion, and what recruitment tactics can rebel groups use to affect this decision? These questions are central to the study of civil war because rebel groups must raise troops in order to challenge the government and to survive as an organization. Indeed, much of the civil war literature builds on participation as a key causal mechanism, yet it is rarely specified in theoretical or empirical models. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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