Search for dissertations about: "micro-dynamics of civil war"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words micro-dynamics of civil war.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Bush Generals and Small Boy Battalions : Military Cohesion in Liberia and Beyond

    Author : Ilmari Käihkö; Mats Utas; Koen Vlassenroot; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Coercion; cohesion; compensation; ethnography; identity; ideology; Liberia; micro-dynamics of civil war; military sociology; strategy; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Statskunskap; Political Science; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : All organizations involved in war are concerned with military cohesion. Yet previous studies have only investigated cohesion in a very narrow manner, focusing almost solely on Western state militaries or on micro-level explanations. This dissertation argues for the need to broaden this perspective. READ MORE