Search for dissertations about: "international"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2173 swedish dissertations containing the word international.

  1. 1. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    Author : Pontus Winther; Inger Österdahl; Jann Kleffner; Kjetil Mujezinović Larsen; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; international humanitarian law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; laws of armed conflict; LoAC; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; IAC; non-international armed conflict; NIAC; occupation; civilians; civilian population; communication influence activities; influence operations; psychological operations; threat; coercion; compulsion; humane treatment; outrages upon personal dignity; cruel treatment; inhuman treatment; mental torture; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; International Humanitarian Law; Laws of Armed Conflict; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; Non-international Armed Conflict; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; Public International Law; Folkrätt;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  2. 2. Stronger than Justice : Armed Group Impunity for Sexual Violence

    Author : Angela Muvumba Sellström; Erik Melander; Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Mats Utas; Chandra Lekha Sriram; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; civil war; armed actors; sexual violence; impunity; accountability; justice; human rights; international criminal law; liberal peacebuilding; rebels; ex-combatants; Burundi; Africa; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : What conditions lead to confidence among civil war combatants that they will not face accountability for perpetrating sexual violence? This study investigates the causes of impunity for sexual violence among armed actors. It develops a theoretical framework which identifies three explanations for armed group impunity for sexual violence, namely (1) flawed prohibitions inside an armed group; (2) negligent enforcement by its authorities; and (3) pardons in the form of amnesties during the peace process. READ MORE

  3. 3. International network competitiveness : Technical and foreign market knowledge development in international SME networks

    Author : Angelika Löfgren; James Sallies; Institutionen för Marknadsföring och strategi Handelshögskolan i Stockholm; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International competiveness; SME; International entrepreneurship; Business networks; Innovation; Co-innovation; Internationalization; International entrepreneurship; Network management; Network coordination; Knowledge management; Knowledge development; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : How can small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) compete over time within international networks? This thesis takes a stance in that business network relationships are essential for international SMEs as such networks can provide knowledge and learning opportunities. International network competitiveness is, in this thesis, introduced as a concept that captures SMEs long term performance, resulting from the firms being competitive within international business networks. READ MORE

  4. 4. International aggression : a study of the legal concept: its development and definition in international law

    Author : Ahmed M. Rifaat; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Aggression folkrätt ;

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  5. 5. Making Corporate Social Responsibility an International Concern : Norm Construction in a Globalizing World

    Author : Lisbeth Segerlund; Ulf Jonsson; Elisabeth Abiri; Jan Aart Scholte; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; corporate social responsibility; norms; constructivism; civil society; human rights; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History; ekonomisk historia;

    Abstract : Since the mid-1990s the issue of corporate social responsibility has become an interest of various actors in the international system and an important item on the international agenda. In spite of the absence of a common definition, the concept generally involves claims on transnational corporations to take responsibility for the promotion and protection of human and labour rights in countries where they operate or otherwise conduct business. READ MORE