Search for dissertations about: "local conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 141 swedish dissertations containing the words local conflict.

  1. 1. Central Politics and Local Peacemaking : The Conditions for Peace after Communal Conflict

    Author : Emma Elfversson; Kristine Höglund; Hanne Fjelde; Leonardo R. Arriola; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; communal conflict; local conflict; non-state conflict; land conflict; conflict resolution; mediation; conflict management; intervention; ethnic politics; political bias; governance; sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Under what conditions can peace be established after violent communal conflict? This question has received limited research attention to date, despite the fact that communal conflicts kill thousands of people each year and often severely disrupt local livelihoods. This dissertation analyzes how political dynamics affect prospects for peace after communal conflict. READ MORE

  2. 2. Placing Conflict : Religion and politics in Kaduna State, Nigeria

    Author : Henrik Angerbrandt; Henrik Berglund; Morten Bøås; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; conflict; decentralisation; ethnic conflict; ethnicity; federalism; identity; Nigeria; religion; religious conflict; scale; territory; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Decentralisation and federalism are often said to mitigate conflict by better meeting the preferences of a heterogeneous population and demands for limited autonomy. But it is argued in this thesis that this perspective does not sufficiently address the ways in which conflict-ridden relations entangle processes across different scales ‒ local, regional as well as national. READ MORE

  3. 3. Legitimacy and conflict : Explaining tension in local Swedish hunting policy

    Author : Terence Fell; Nils-Gustav Lundgren; John Barry; Mälardalens högskola; []
    Keywords : Legitimacy; conflict; interest; policy; rules; formal; informal;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates how conflicts among hunting interests effect the legitimacy of the Swedish government's game hunting goals .... READ MORE

  4. 4. Conflict in the Eye of the Storm : Micro-dynamics of Natural Disasters, Cooperation and Armed Conflict

    Author : Colin Walch; Cecilia Albin; Ashok Swain; Richard Matthew; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : armed conflict; natural disaster; rebel group; micro-dynamics of civil war; resilience; disaster risk reduction and management; rebel group recruitment; conflict analysis; climate change; cooperation; conflict resolution; negotiation; ripeness; the Philippines; India; Colombia.; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many of the most destructive natural disasters have taken place in situations characterized by armed conflict and insecurity: the Indian Ocean tsunami in Sri Lanka and Indonesia in 2004, the floods in Pakistan in 2011, the drought in Somalia in 2011 and typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines in 2013. Surprisingly little research has systematically explored how armed conflict affects natural disaster management, and how shocks from natural disaster influence conflict dynamics. READ MORE

  5. 5. Political conflicts - Dissent and antagonism among political parties in local government

    Author : Louise Skoog; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; democracy; political conflict; party conflict; political dissent; antagonistic behaviour; multi-methods; local government; local politics; political parties; causes of conflict; effects of conflicts;

    Abstract : Political conflicts arise out of, or are at least nourished by, divisions and tensions in society over how resources are distributed between citizens and social groups. In the parliamentary arena, these conflicts are manifested by political parties representing the interests of their voters. READ MORE