Search for dissertations about: "peace agreement"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words peace agreement.

  1. 1. In the Shadow of Settlement : Multiple Rebel Groups and Precarious Peace

    Author : Desirée Nilsson; Mats Hammarström; Magnus Öberg; Erik Melander; Virginia Page Fortna; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; peace agreement; civil war; conflict resolution; rebel group; negotiated settlement; bargaining; conflict termination; durable peace; internal conflict; duration analysis; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : How can durable peace be achieved in the wake of a civil war settlement? Previous quantitative research on this topic has, so far, mainly focused on two parties – the government and the opposition – thereby failing to consider the complexity that may arise in conflicts where the rebel side involves several groups. This dissertation addresses this gap in the study of durable peace. READ MORE

  2. 2. Power politics and peace policies : Intra-state conflict resolution in southern Africa

    Author : Thomas Ohlson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; intrastate civil war; peace agreement; regional security complex; policy change; Southern Africa; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some peace agreements after intra-state war fail, while others succeed? The dissertation focuses this question, with specific attention to intra-state wars in regional security complexes. The aim of this comparative study is theory building. Propositions, indicators and research questions are derived from a typology of explanatory variables. READ MORE

  3. 3. Violence in the Midst of Peace Negotiations : Cases from Guatemala, Northern Ireland, South Africa and Sri Lanka

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Thomas Ohlson; Mats Hammarström; Roy Licklider; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; internal conflict; violence; peace process; negotiation; Guatemala; Northern Ireland; South Africa; Sri Lanka; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do peace talks fall apart as a result of violence? The present study addresses the question of why and how violence sometimes changes the dynamics of peace negotiation processes. Incidents of violence may produce friction between and within parties. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Ceasefires : On Ceasefire Agreements and Peace Processes in Aceh and Sri Lanka

    Author : Malin Åkebo; Malin E. Wimelius; Joakim Öjendal; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ceasefire agreement; peace process; war-to-peace transition; conflict resolution; conflict dynamics; intrastate conflict; Aceh; Sri Lanka; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : In recent decades we have seen an increase in peace processes aimed at solving armed conflicts through peaceful means. The often fragile characteristics of such processes and the settlements that they produce underline the essential importance of improving our understanding of the dynamics at play in transitions from war to peace. READ MORE

  5. 5. Protection of Personnel in Peace Operations : The Role of the 'Safety Convention' against the Background of General International Law

    Author : Ola Engdahl; Ove Bring; Hans Corell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Protection; personnel; peace operations; jurisdiction; privileges; immunity; impunity; status-of-forces agreement; international humanitarian law; human rights law; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt; Juridik med inriktning mot folkrätt;

    Abstract : The 1994 Convention on the Safety of United Nations and Associated Personnel (Safety Convention) was the first multilateral convention to deal specifically with the protection of personnel engaged in peace operations. It should be viewed against the background of the increasingly volatile environments in which peace operation personnel were required to operate at the beginning of the 1990s. READ MORE