Search for dissertations about: "genocide"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 swedish dissertations containing the word genocide.

  1. 1. Cultures of Denial : Comparing Holocaust and Armenian Genocide Denial

    Author : Maria Karlsson; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Denial; denialism; genocide; Holocaust; Armenian genocide; 1915; negationism; historiography; scholarship; Bernard Lewis; Arno Mayer; objectivity; genocide studies; revisionism;

    Abstract : This thesis studies the phenomenon of modern genocide denial, focusing in particular on the Western denialist cultures surrounding the Holocaust and the Armenian genocide of 1915.While those denying, rationalizing or trivializing the Holocaust may be completely separated from those engaging in denial of the Armenian genocide, both cultures of denial have undergone similar historical phases and developments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peacebuilding in post-genocide Rwanda: The role of cooperatives in the restoration of interpersonal relationships

    Author : Ezechiel Sentama; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; cooperative; conflict; genocide; genocide survivor; genocide perpetrator; interpersonal relationships; peacebuilding; post-conflict peacebuilding; relationships restoration; Rwanda;

    Abstract : This thesis is aimed at contributing to the lack of knowledge in the field of peacebuilding from below, notably regarding the mechanisms to be used in order to overcome the painful past between conflicting parties. The study makes this contribution through an empirically based exploration of the relational outcomes resulting from conflicting parties’ memberships of the same cooperative organization after the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Economics of Genocide and War

    Author : Thorsten Rogall; Torsten Persson; Tavneet Suri; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Conflict; Political Elites; Genocide; Strategic Violence; Inequality; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Preparing for Genocide: Community Work in RwandaHow do political elites prepare the civilian population for participation in violent conflict? We empirically investigate this question using village-level data from the Rwandan Genocide in 1994. Every Saturday before 1994, Rwandan villagers had to meet to work on community infrastructure, a practice called Umuganda. READ MORE

  4. 4. The holocaust and genocide in history and politics. A study of the discrepancy between human rights law and international politics

    Author : Malin Isaksson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The Holocaust; Genocide; Genocide Convention International Law; International Politics; United Nations;

    Abstract : The focus of the dissertation is on the role of the Holocaust in interpreting genocide in international politics. The Holocaust by becoming one of the main influences on morality and ethics in the post-world war world is often seen as a standard to measure good and evil. READ MORE

  5. 5. God Rests in Rwanda : The Role of Religion in the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

    Author : Olov Simonsson; Lars M Andersson; Karen Brounéus; R. Scott Appleby; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rwanda; Genocide; Religion; Christianity; Catholicism; Church; Propaganda; Dehumanisation; ICTR; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the role of religion in the Rwandan genocide, providing new explanations to the complex dynamics of devaluation and victimisation processes in genocidal violence. The thesis explains how religion was used in different contexts prior to, during, and after the 1994 genocide. READ MORE