Search for dissertations about: "mobilization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 214 swedish dissertations containing the word mobilization.

  1. 1. Civil Resistance in the Shadow of War : Explaining popular mobilization against dams in Myanmar

    Author : Kyungmee Kim; Ashok Swain; Jonathan Hall; Dan Banik; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Civil resistance; social movement; mobilization; armed conflict; hydropower; dam; identity; indigenous communities; Myanmar; Kachin; Karen; Ta’ang; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Why do some conflict-affected communities collectively resist dam-building while others do not? State-backed development projects such as hydropower dams have been the subject of societal resistance in countries around the world. In armed conflict areas, local populations who organize nonviolent resistance through collective action against these high-impact projects face additional challenges, such as being targeted for violence and coercion by the authorities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Islamic Activism in Azerbaijan : Repression and Mobilization in a Post-Soviet Context

    Author : Sofie Bedford; Johan Eriksson; Drude Dahlerup; Raol Motika; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic activism; social movements; mobilization; non-democratic contexts; soft repression; post-Soviet religion; official Islam; Azerbaijan; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Post-Soviet Azerbaijan is often portrayed as a very secular country. Thus the mobilization of mosque communities in the late 1990s and their conflictual relationship with the authorities came as a surprise. READ MORE

  3. 3. Community mobilization and peer education in a HIV-STI prevention program for university students

    Author : Gary Svenson; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Social medicine; condoms; mobilization; peer education; community; university; young people; students; behaviour; determinants; prevention; STD; STI; HIV; AIDS; samhällsmedicin; Dermatology; venereology; Dermatologi; venereologi; Socialmedicin;

    Abstract : Slowing the incidence of HIV and STI among young people requires that they change their sexual behaviours. There is evidence that community-based interventions that target multiple levels of influence can be effective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring Individual Motivation for Social Change : Mobilization of the Muslim Brotherhood's Youth in Prerevolutionary Egypt

    Author : Emin Poljarevic; Donatella della Porta; Abby Peterson; European University Institute; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social mobilization; Muslim Brotherhood; Your activism; Motivations; Egypt; Sociologi; Sociology; Sociology of Religion; Religionssociologi;

    Abstract : During the 2010s islamist activism is on the rise across the Middle East and North Africa. In the light of the postrevolutionary elections in Egypt and Tunisia, Islamist parties are sweeping the polls supported by theoverwhelming majority of voters. This dissertation investigates the dynamic of this support for theEgyptian Muslim Brotherhood. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resource mobilization among informal entrepreneurs : A case of event planning industry of Pakistan

    Author : Khizran Zehra; Mattias Nordqvist; Léo-Paul Dana; Högskolan i Jönköping; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies resource mobilization among informal entrepreneurs. It combines the resource mobilization perspective with insights from social capital and human capital theory to understand the resource mobilization activities of informal entrepreneurs, focusing on the founding period and the early years of existence of informal ventures. READ MORE