Search for dissertations about: "diversionary war"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words diversionary war.

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

    Author : Joakim Kreutz; Magnus Öberg; Mats Hammarström; Halvard Buhaug; Barbara F. Walter; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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

  2. 2. The Political Use of Force : Beyond National Security Considerations as a Source of American Foreign Policy

    Author : Mikael Blomdahl; Jan Hallenberg; Jonas Tallberg; Erik Noreen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United States of America; the presidential use of force; foreign policy analysis; realism; domestic politics; the diversionary theory of war; decision-making.; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : In addressing the question of what explains the tendency of the presidents of the United States to use military force on many occasions to solve international problems the realist perspective has been strongly dominant in political science. This study sets out to address and challenge whether what may be called realist privilege still qualifies as an understanding of this American phenomenon. READ MORE