Search for dissertations about: "peace conflict education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words peace conflict education.

  1. 1. Violence prevention and conflict resolution

    Author : Karin Utas Carlsson; Malmö högskola; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Basic human needs; conflict resolution; culture of peace; human relations; non-violence; peace education; role-playing; school children; socialization; violence prevention; education; peace; social integration;

    Abstract : The objectives of the study were (1) to contribute to development of a theoretical basis for teaching violence prevention and conflict resolution, connecting the micro (inter-personal and intergroup) and macro (national, international and transnational) levels; and (2) to contribute to development of teaching methods with the aim of giving children skills in handling conflicts constructively. The perspective of the study is a social-psychological one where Human Needs Theory (Burton) plays an important role. 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 : 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. Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution: A Study of Peace Education in Grades 4-6

    Author : Karin Utas Carlsson; Utbildningsvetenskap; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Pedagogy and didactics; violence prevention; socialization; school children; role-playing; peace education; nonviolence; human relations; culture of peace; Basic human needs; conflict resolution; Pedagogik; didaktik;

    Abstract : The objectives of the study were (1) to contribute to development of a theoretical basis for teaching violence prevention and conflict resolution, connecting the micro (interpersonal and intergroup) and macro (national, international and transnational) levels; and (2) to contribute to development of teaching methods with the aim of giving children skills in handling conflicts constructively. The perspective of the study is a social-psychological one where Human Needs Theory (Burton) plays an important role. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ambivalent Friendship : Anglican Conflict Handling and Education for Peace in Jerusalem 1920-1948

    Author : Maria Småberg; Historia; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; peace education; third party; conflict handling; cultural diplomacy; interfaith dialogue; cultural imperialism; discourse; Edward Said; Orientalism; Church Ministry among Jews; Jerusalem East Mission; Anglican Missions; Anglican Church; Jerusalem; British Mandate period; multiculturalism; friendship; Contemporary history since 1914 ; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns a religious actor in the civil society in times of violent conflict. During the British Mandate period in Palestine, Jewish, Muslim and Christian children studied together at Anglican missionary schools. At this time Jerusalem bore all the imprints of ethnic and religious separation and division. READ MORE

  5. 5. Making Room for Peace : Challenging Intractable Conflict Through Tourism

    Author : Jack Shepherd; Daniel Laven; Sandra Wall-Reinius; Dorina-Maria Buda; Mittuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Grounded in an understanding of tourism as a political phenomenon that has consequential impacts on how we understand people and space, and in an understanding of peacebuilding as a participatory process that must involve ordinary citizens, this thesis explores the relationship between tourism and peace. Taking inspiration from the confidence of global organisations and tourism scholars that tourism has a role in peacebuilding, I explore how tourism could serve to challenge conflicts that are deemed intractable - conflicts that are particularly hard to solve. READ MORE