Search for dissertations about: "internal wars"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words internal wars.

  1. 1. Military Interventions in Internal Wars : The Study of Peace or the Study of War?

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs Universitet

    Author : Kersti Larsdotter; Försvarshögskolan.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap; Afghanistan; civil war; counterinsurgency; insurgency; interdisciplinary; ISAF; military intervention; peace operation; Peace Studies; War Studies; interdisciplinarity;

    Abstract : This thesis sets out to increase our understanding on how to conduct successful military interventions in internal wars, such as the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan. But, instead of investigating different variables which might contribute to success, the focus is on the practice of knowledge production. READ MORE

  2. 2. Foreign Intervention in Internal Wars. The Case of the Nigerian Civil War 1967-70

    University dissertation from Ted Gogote Badom, Öresundsgatan 18, 252 28 Helsingborg

    Author : Ted Gogote Badom; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [1997]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internal wars; Intervention; civil war; Statsvetenskap; Political and administrative sciences; Nigeria; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Scholars of widely diverging persuasions have recognized the implications of the world constellation in which the discourse on foreign intervention with all its manifestations in a civil war has an explanatory value. How-ever, a number of long-standing theoretical, methodological and epistemological challenges still resist clearcut solution. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Power of Symbolic Power : An Application of O'Neill's Game of Honour to Asymmetric Internal Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Ylva Isabelle Blondel; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; asymmetric power; Algeria; internationalisation; internal conflict; symbolic strategy; symbolic power; honour; game theory; public events; media audience; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Powerful states can lose wars to militarily weaker opponents. This can only be understood by moving away from an over-simplified traditional definition of power and by incorporating the symbolic dimensions of power. READ MORE

  4. 4. Forces of Destruction and Construction Local Conflict Dynamics, Institutional Trust and Postwar Crime

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Annekatrin Deglow; Uppsala universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; internal armed conflict; civil war; organized violence; subnational; institutional trust; postwar crime; state institutions; police; Afghanistan; Northern Ireland; Kabul; Belfast; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : In 2017 alone, an estimated 68,851 people lost their lives as a consequence of civil wars, that is, armed conflicts that take place within the borders of a state. Such violent conflicts not only lead to immense human suffering, but also leave social, economic and political imprints on the societies that experience them. READ MORE

  5. 5. Studies in conflict economics and economic growth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Göran Lindgren; Uppsala universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; economic growth; economic costs of war; conflict; civil war; military expenditure; Thailand; Philippines; armed conflict; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : “Armaments and Economic Performance”. The literature on military expenditure (milex) is scrutinized with respect to five areas. Investment is reduced when milex increases. Most studies have found economic growth hindered by higher milex. READ MORE