Search for dissertations about: "conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 880 swedish dissertations containing the word conflict.

  1. 1. Placing Conflict : Religion and politics in Kaduna State, Nigeria

    Author : Henrik Angerbrandt; Henrik Berglund; Morten Bøås; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; decentralisation; ethnic conflict; ethnicity; federalism; identity; Nigeria; religion; religious conflict; scale; territory; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Decentralisation and federalism are often said to mitigate conflict by better meeting the preferences of a heterogeneous population and demands for limited autonomy. But it is argued in this thesis that this perspective does not sufficiently address the ways in which conflict-ridden relations entangle processes across different scales ‒ local, regional as well as national. READ MORE

  2. 2. Gender Equality and Conflict : Gendered Determinants of Armed Conflict, Violent Political Protest, and Nonviolent Campaigns

    Author : Susanne Schaftenaar; Isak Svensson; Elin Bjarnegård; Jessica Maves Braithwaite; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; gender equality; gender inequality; conflict; armed conflict; nonviolent campaign; violent protest; war; gender; women; mobilization; protest; civil resistance; social movements; political violence; riot; conflict data; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Women’s rights are not only acknowledged as fundamental human rights, but have also been linked to matters of peace and security by scholars and policymakers. This composite dissertation explores how gender equality affects conflict, specifically armed conflicts, violent political protests, and nonviolent campaigns. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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 : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

  4. 4. Ideas in Conflict : The effect of frames in the Nepal conflict and peace process

    Author : Emma Björnehed; Bo Bengtsson; Maria Heimer; Stefano Guzzini; Johan Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; framing; frames; Nepal; conflict; conflict resolution; peace process; entrapment; self-entrapment; resonance; terrorism; perceived manoeuvrability; elite interviews; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : In 1996 the state of Nepal was challenged by a Maoist insurgency, resulting in a decade-long civil war. During the course of the subsequent peace process the parliamentary parties found themselves agreeing to significant political changes, including a republican constitution. READ MORE

  5. 5. Deterritorializing Conflict, Reterritorializing Boundaries : Diaspora and Conflict in the "Homeland"

    Author : Sofiya Voytiv; Jens Rydgren; Rickard Sandell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; diasporic groups; ethnicity; ethnicized armed conflict; conflict deterrito-rialization; conflict reterritorialization; Ukrainian-Russian conflict; Ukrainians; Russians; Sweden; collaboration networks; group boundary making processes; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Ethnicized armed conflicts are usually studied in their territorial dimension and analyzed through the patterns of involvement of different direct and indirect actors. Mostly the focus lies on the multiple ways these direct and indirect actors affect the processes and outcomes of such conflicts. READ MORE