Search for dissertations about: "communal conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words communal conflict.

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

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Kristine Höglund; Hanne Fjelde; Leonardo R. Arriola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Climate, Conflict and Coping Capacity : The Impact of Climate Variability on Organized Violence

    Author : Nina von Uexkull; Erik Melander; Hanne Fjelde; Jack A. Goldstone; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; communal conflict; climate change; climate variability; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; geo-referenced event data; agricultural dependence; vulnerability; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Understanding the conflict potential of climate variability is critical for assessing and dealing with the societal implications of climate change. Yet, it remains poorly understood under what circumstances – and how – extreme weather events and variation in precipitation patterns affect organized violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coercion and its Effects : Evidence from the Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Author : Sophia Hatz; Håvard Hegre; Kristine Eck; Allan Dafoe; Yuri Zhukov; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Civil conflict; state repression; counterinsurgency; coercion; Israel-Palestine conflict; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Counterinsurgency, state repression and other forms of coercion have multiple adverse effects. Although a state’s use of threats and force should deter an opposition group, these measures often stimulate resistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Jesus for Zanzibar : Narratives of Pentecostal Belonging, Islam, and Nation

    Author : Hans Olsson; Kyrko- och missionsstudier; []
    Keywords : Pentecostal-Charismatic Christianity; Zanzibar; Islam; Nationalism; identity politics; Mainland Tanzania; Christian-Muslim relations; belonging; values; conflict; Christian sociality;

    Abstract : This study addresses the presence of religious difference in the Muslim-dominated cultural setting of Zanzibar, a context in which, in 2012, Christian minorities became targets in violent events directed against representations of the politically contested Union with Mainland Tanzania. As the attacked churches are primarily attended by people of non-island origins and the incidents were blamed on local Muslim-revival groups, the events posed questions about the political significance produced at the intersection of religious belonging, ethnonational origins, and Union politics. READ MORE