Search for dissertations about: "iraq"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the word iraq.

  1. 1. The Remaking of American Strategy toward Iran and Iraq : Outline of a Theory of Foreign Policy Change

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Idris Ahmedi; Jan Hallenberg; Ulf Mörkenstam; Jens Bartelson; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Theory; Foreign Policy Change; Grand Strategy; Realism; Constructivism; the United States; Iran; Iraq; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : This study sets out to develop a realist-constructivist theory of foreign policy change. The theory claims that whenever policymakers believe that the distribution of power favors an expansive grand strategy or necessitates retrenchment, they will act accordingly. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remaking Iraq: Neoliberalism and a System of Violence after the US invasion​, 2003-2011

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Sociology, Stockholm University

    Author : Thomas Sommer-Houdeville; Vanessa Barker; Jens Rydgren; Derek Gregory; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Iraq; US; Civil War; Neoliberalism; Neoliberal Rationality; Muhasasah; Sectarian Cleansing; Culturalisation of Politics; Depoliticisation; Space; Market State; Sectarianism; Identity Politics; Essentialisation; Ritualised Violence; State Building; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : After the invasion of Iraq and the destruction of Saddam regime in 2003, the US administration undertook the complete remaking of Iraq as a national-state. The initial steps of the US administration were the quasi eradication of the old Iraqi State. READ MORE

  3. 3. Vulnerability and nationalism: The support for the war against Iraq in five established states

    University dissertation from University of Edinburgh

    Author : Per Becker; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Nationalism; vulnerability; armed conflict; war; established state; Iraq; U.S.A; U.K; Australia; France; Spain; national identity; ideology; mobilisation; elite; social psychology; comparative research; retroductive research strategy; elite persuasion;

    Abstract : This dissertation attempts to answer the question of why the 2003 armed conflict against Iraq received such varied support within the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France and Spain. This is achieved by introducing a model in which the support for armed conflict is connected to elite persuasion operating in particular contexts. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Privatisation of Security and State Control of Force: Changes, Challenges and the Case of Iraq

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Joakim Berndtsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace and development research; privatisation of security; private security companies; civil-military relations; state control of force; state monopoly of violence; Iraq;

    Abstract : The thematic focus of this dissertation is the privatisation of security, that is, the increasing use of private security companies (PSCs) to perform security- and military-related tasks traditionally associated with the state and institutions such as the police or the military. More concretely, the study investigates security privatisation in the context of violent conflict and in relation to the problem of state control of force. READ MORE

  5. 5. Great Britain, the United States, and the Security of the Middle East: The Formation of the Baghdad Pact

    University dissertation from Lund University Press

    Author : Magnus P S Persson; [1998]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Iraq; Turkey; patron-client relationship; alliance formation; Anglo-American relations; special relationship; Northern Tier; Baghdad Pact; Great Britain; United States; Iran; Pakistan; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Abstract : Anglo-American post-Second World War relations in the Middle East included cases of close cooperation and conflict. An example of the former was the Pentagon Talks in 1947 when an American statement pointed out the general objective of maintaining the security of the Middle East by retaining the British political, economic, and strategic position in areas supported by the United States. READ MORE