Search for dissertations about: "neutrality"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 83 swedish dissertations containing the word neutrality.

  1. 1. Neutrality in Internal Armed Conflicts : Experiences at the Grassroots Level in Colombia

    Author : Pedro Enrique Valenzuela Grueso; Peter Wallensteen; Christopher Mitchell; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neutrality; internal armed conflict; peace communities; Colombia; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Civilians in situations of armed conflict are not exclusively victims or fence-sitters, but engage in a wide array of strategies along the spectrum from passivity to activity. Nevertheless, the privileged focus on eliteled processes has neglected peacebuilding efforts at the grassroots level, despite their increased saliency in internal armed conflicts and their potential impact on their regulation and/or transformation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impartial or Uninvolved? : The Anatomy of 20th Century Doctrine on the Law of Neutrality

    Author : Pål Wrange; Ove Bring; Stephen Neff; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; neutrality; law of neutrality; collective security; international legal doctrine; history of international law; conceptual history; international legal theory; International law; Folkrätt; folkrätt; Public International Law;

    Abstract : This work focuses on neutrality as a discourse in the 20th century. I have looked at a number of doctrinal texts and read them both as legal arguments and as texts with philosophical and political implications. Therefore, this is a piece of intellectual (or conceptual) history in international law. READ MORE

  3. 3. Advocates of Realpolitik : Sweden, Europe and the Helsinki Final Act

    Author : Aryo Makko; Hossein Sheiban; Thomas Jonter; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Sweden; Foreign Policy; Diplomacy; CSCE; Final Act; Cold War; Détente; Active Foreign Policy; Olof Palme; Neutrality; Neutrality Policy; EC; EEC; History; historia;

    Abstract : Sweden is traditionally portrayed as an active critic and mediator or bridge builder in international politics during the 1960s and 1970s. The activation of Swedish foreign policy, often ascribed to Prime Minister Olof Palme, has been lauded as a transformation from armed isolationism to internationalist solidarity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Our Side of the Water : Political Culture in the Swedish colony of St Barthélemy 1800–1825

    Author : Ale Pålsson; Leos Müller; Fredrik Thomasson; Holger Weiss; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Caribbean; colonialism; free ports; political culture; print culture; naturalization; intersectionality; neutrality; free people of colour; History; historia;

    Abstract : The small island of St Barthélemy was a Swedish colony 1784–1878 and saw its greatest population growth and trade during the turn of the nineteenth century. This was because of Gustavia, the Swedish founded free port, which attracted mariners from the Caribbean, North America and Europe. READ MORE

  5. 5. An Unpredictable Past : Guerrillas, Mayas, and the Location of Oblivion in War-Torn Guatemala

    Author : Staffan Löfving; Kay B. Warren; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; cosmology; Guatemala; guerrilla warfare and indigeneity; historicity; Maya resurgence; neutrality; politicization of memory; the anthropology of war; theories of social and political violence; Etnologi; Ethnology; Etnologi; kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : The concept of resistance is analytically outdated. In an emergent anthropology of contemporary warfare and the experience of political violence, concepts like coping and negotiation are adopted to encompass the pragmatics of human agency in times of social unrest, flight, and militarily monitored mass destruction. READ MORE