Search for dissertations about: "human rights violations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words human rights violations.

  1. 1. Exploring Responsibility : Public and Private in Human Rights Protection

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Magdalena Bexell; [2005]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational oil corporations; NGOs; global governance; international norms; responsibility; accountability; public-private; corporate social responsibility; human rights; international relations; Human Rights; Political and administrative sciences; förvaltningskunskap; Mänskliga rättigheter; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : The theory and practice of international relations are replete with dilemmas related to the distribution of responsibility for human rights protection. Institutionalized notions of public and private empower and shape knowledge of what the spheres of responsibility signify for different kinds of actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Repatriation, Integration or Resettlement : The Dilemmas of Migration among Eritrean Refugees in Eastern Sudan

    University dissertation from New Jersey : Redsea Press

    Author : Sadia Hassanen; Stockholms universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Keywords: Religion; ethnicity; protracted refugee situation; human rights violations; local integration; Sudan; Eritrea; resettlement to third country; gender; NATURAL SCIENCES Earth sciences; NATURVETENSKAP Geovetenskap; Human Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : The refugee problem continues to be a major international concern. This study is based on the situation of Eritrean refugees in Kassala town, Sudan, but provides some general insights in the on-going debate about the notions of home, transnationalism, citizenship, integration and return migration. READ MORE

  3. 3. The United Nations Reformed : Responsibility, Protection and the Standing of States

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Peter Håkansson; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; The United Nations; the responsibility to protect; protection of civilians; pluralism; anti-pluralism; standard of civilization; human rights; democracy; Förenta Nationerna; skyldighet att skydda; skydd av civila; pluralism; anti-pluralism; civilisationsstandard; mänskliga rättigheter; demokrati; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study is about reform of the United Nations. The study does not address reform proposals that set out to change the organizational structure of the UN, but focuses on initiatives that affect the normative basis of the international society that the United Nations and the UN Charter enable and sustain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Persuasive Prevention: Implementation of the AU Right of Intervention

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Daniel Kuwali; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; AU human security architecture; treaty-based intervention; Article 4 h intervention; enforcement by consent; Responsibility to protect; humanitarian intervention; right to intervene; jus cogens crimes; persuasive prevention;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the scope and limits of Article 4(h) of the AU Act in order to generate new thinking on, and contribute a fresh legal approach to, the implementation of the AU’s right to intervene under Article 4(h). While Article 4(h) intervention can be construed as enforcement by consent, it is not clear whether the UN Charter provides for enforcement action by consent to be outside the purview of Article 53(1) of the UN Charter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Information, Markets and Conflict : Essays on Development and Political Economics

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University

    Author : David Yanagizawa Drott; Stockholms universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Information; Mass Media; Propaganda; Market Information; Conflict; Genocide; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Economics; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Nationalekonomi; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis consists of four essays.The first essay, “The Strategic Determinants of U.S. Human Rights Reporting: Evidence from the Cold War”, uses a country-level panel dataset to test the hypothesis that the United States biases its human rights reports of countries based on the strategic value of these countries. READ MORE