Search for dissertations about: "non-state conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words non-state 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. Fighting for Aid : Foreign Funding and Civil Conflict Intensity

    Author : Daniel Strandow; Magnus Öberg; Michael G. Findley; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid; foreign aid; foreign assistance; relief; humanitarian; conflict; civil war; civil conflict; geographic concentration; intra-state; violence; military; contest; low-intensity; guerrilla; irregular; conventional; decision theory; contest success function; geo-coding; geo-referencing; territorial control; propensity score; Africa; South of the Sahara; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the sub-national impact of foreign aid on civil conflicts by asking the question: How does foreign aid committed to contested areas affect the intensity of violence in those areas? The main theoretical contribution is to focus on how aid influences warring parties’ decisions to engage in contests over territorial control and how that in turn influences violence intensity. The study introduces two concepts: funding concentration and barriers to exploiting aid. READ MORE

  3. 3. Complex Conflicts : Causes and Consequences of Multiparty Civil Wars

    Author : Nynke Salverda; Magnus Öberg; Desirée Nilsson; Kristin Bakke; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; rebel groups; civil war; UN peacekeeping; non-state violence; splintering; fragmentation; formation; dynamics; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Civil wars are inherently complex and often feature a myriad of actors, whose interactions influence the intensity, duration and outcome of the conflict. The larger the number of actors involved in a conflict, the more complex it gets. READ MORE

  4. 4. Building Sustainable Peace : Understanding the Linkages between Social, Political, and Ecological Processes in Post-War Countries

    Author : Florian Krampe; Ashok Swain; Roland Kostic; Larry Swatuk; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sustainable peace; peacebuilding; post-war reconstruction; non-state actors; state actors; legitimacy; environmental peacebuilding; environmental security; sustainable development; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Post-war countries are among the most difficult policy arenas for international and domestic actors. The challenge is not only to stop violence and prevent violence from rekindling, but moreover to help countries reset their internal relations on a peaceful path. The indirect, long-term effects of wars further exaggerate this challenge. READ MORE

  5. 5. Disaggregating Dissent : The Challenges of Intra-Party Consolidation in Civil War and Peace Negotiations

    Author : Jannie Lilja; Cecilia Albin; I. William Zartman; Kristine Höglund; Elisabeth Jean Wood; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Contemporary civil wars are often characterized not only by fighting between rebels and governments, but also by rebel violence against their own community members. In spite of repeated peace negotiations, many of these conflicts seem to go on endlessly. READ MORE