Search for dissertations about: "freds- och konfliktforskning"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words freds- och konfliktforskning.

  1. 1. Ambivalent Peace : External Peacebuilding, Threatened Identity and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Roland Kostic; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; Peacebuilding; Nation-Building; State-Building; Identity; Societal Security Dilemma; Reconciliation; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study expands the enquiry of external efforts to build peace after an ethnic war by investigating the effects these efforts may have on societal security and reconciliation among groups in a host society. To achieve this, a theoretical framework, combining theories on the character of external peacebuilding, and theories on societal security and reconciliation, was devised and applied to the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina. READ MORE

  2. 2. From Rebellion to Politics : The Transformation of Rebel Groups to Political Parties in Civil War Peace Processes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; rebel group; political party; transformation; civil war; peace process; conflict resolution; internal conflict; FMLN; Renamo; RUF; Khmer Rouge; El Salvador; Mozambique; Sierra Leone; Cambodia; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some rebel groups in civil war peace processes transform into viable political parties while others do not? The transformation of armed rebels into peaceful politicians has been identified as one of the most critical factors in explaining the successful transition from violence to sustainable peace. Yet few studies have examined under what conditions these transformations are more or less likely to be carried out. READ MORE

  3. 3. Autonomy and Conflict : Ethnoterritoriality and Separatism in the South Caucasus - Cases in Georgia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Svante E. Cornell; Stuart J. Kaufman; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Providing minority populations with autonomy is gaining appreciation as a method of solving,managing, and even pre-empting ethnic conflict. However, in spite of the enthusiasm for autonomy solutions among academics and practitioners alike, there is reason to argue that the provision of autonomy for a minority may under certain circumstances increase rather than decrease the likelihood of conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence in the Midst of Peace Negotiations : Cases from Guatemala, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Thomas Ohlson; Mats Hammarström; Roy Licklider; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; internal conflict; violence; peace process; negotiation; Guatemala; Northern Ireland; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Freds- och konfliktforskning; 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 peace talks fall apart as a result of violence? The present study addresses the question of why and how violence sometimes changes the dynamics of peace negotiation processes. Incidents of violence may produce friction between and within parties. READ MORE

  5. 5. Changing the Game : Consociational Theory and Ethnic Quotas in Cyprus and New Zealand

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Anna Jarstad; Timothy D. Sisk; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; consociationalism; game theory; ethnic conflict; divided society; conflict management; constitutional engineering; ethnic quotas; Cyprus; New Zealand; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study addresses the question of what makes ethnic quota systems in parliament work to manage ethnopolitical violence. By a reconstruction of Arend Lijphart’s theory on consociationalism, two causal mechanisms are identified. The first mechanism levels the power balance of contending groups by permanent inclusion in parliament. READ MORE