Search for dissertations about: "conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 667 swedish dissertations containing the word conflict.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Henrik Angerbrandt; Stockholms universitet.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; decentralisation; ethnic conflict; ethnicity; federalism; identity; Nigeria; religion; religious conflict; scale; territory; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Emma Björnehed; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    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

  4. 4. Conflict in the Eye of the Storm Micro-dynamics of Natural Disasters, Cooperation and Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

    Author : Colin Walch; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; armed conflict; natural disaster; rebel group; micro-dynamics of civil war; resilience; disaster risk reduction and management; rebel group recruitment; conflict analysis; climate change; cooperation; conflict resolution; negotiation; ripeness; the Philippines; India; Colombia.; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many of the most destructive natural disasters have taken place in situations characterized by armed conflict and insecurity: the Indian Ocean tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia in 2004, the floods in Pakistan in 2011, the drought in Somalia in 2011 and typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. Surprisingly little research has systematically explored how armed conflict affects natural disaster management, and how shocks from natural disaster influence conflict dynamics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fighting for Aid Foreign Funding and Civil Conflict Intensity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Daniel Strandow; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid; foreign aid; foreign assistance; relief; humanitarian; conflict; civil war; civil conflict; geographic concentration; intra-state; violence; military; contest; low-intensity; guerrilla; irregular; conventional; decision theory; contest success function; geo-coding; geo-referencing; territorial control; propensity score; Africa; South of the Sahara; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the sub-national impact of foreign aid on civil conflicts by asking the question: How does foreign aid committed to contested areas affect the intensity of violence in those areas? The main theoretical contribution is to focus on how aid influences warring parties’ decisions to engage in contests over territorial control and how that in turn influences violence intensity. The study introduces two concepts: funding concentration and barriers to exploiting aid. READ MORE