Search for dissertations about: "peace organisations"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words peace organisations.

  1. 1. Tensions and Contradictions in Information Management. An Activity-theoretical Approach to Information Activities in a Swedish Youth-Peace Organisation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karen Nowé Hedvall; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; information behaviour; information strategies; activity theory; voluntary organisations; peace organisations; youth organisations; Sweden; library and information science;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to contribute to the research on the management and use of information in organisations by providing a holistic understanding of the various information practices and needs as well as attitudes towards information at different levels in the broader socio-historical context of a specific organisation. To this end, findings and approaches from research traditions in library and information science, management studies and organisational theory are combined in an activity-theoretical approach with some neo-institutional aspects. READ MORE

  2. 2. Keeping Peace while Under Fire The Causes, Characteristics and Consequences of Violence against Peacekeepers

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Sara Lindberg Bromley; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peacekeeping; violence; conflict-data; peace operations; sub-Saharan Africa; civil war; MINUSMA; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Peacekeepers are widely viewed as being at growing risk of direct and deliberate violence. Attacks are recorded in many and diverse contexts, targeting interventions deployed by both the United Nations and other organisations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Civil society in civil war : peace work and identity politics in Sri Lanka

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Department of Peace and Development Research, Göteborg University

    Author : Camilla Orjuela; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace work; identity; conflict resolution; civil society; peace movement; NGO; dialogue; multiculturalism; ethnic conflict; civil war; ethnicity; nationalism; Sri Lanka;

    Abstract : What possibilities do civil society actors have in contributing to peace in violent conflicts fought along identity lines? What are the problems involved in civil society peace work? This thesis takes on these questions, applying a critical, interpretative and constructivist approach. It draws the attention to actors who are often not visible in war and peace processes, given that a focus on outside intervention has dominated peace and conflict research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding the East Asian Peace Informal and formal conflict prevention and peacebuilding in the Taiwan Strait, the Korean Peninsula, and the South China Sea 1990-2008

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap; International relations; Peace; East Asian Peace; conflict prevention; peacebuilding; conflict management; informality; informal processes; regionalisation; regionalism; track two diplomacy; informal networks; personal networks; East Asia; Taiwan Strait; Korean Peninsula; China; Taiwan; North Korea; DPRK; South China Sea; ASEAN; ASEAN-way;

    Abstract : The overall purpose of this dissertation is to provide an empirical study of the post-Cold War EastAsian security setting, with the aim of understanding why there is an East Asian peace. The EastAsian peace exists in a region with a history of militarised conflicts, home to many of the world'slongest ongoing militarised problems and a number of unresolved critical flashpoints. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Rebellion to Politics : The Transformation of Rebel Groups to Political Parties in Civil War Peace Processes

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; rebel group; political party; transformation; civil war; peace process; conflict resolution; internal conflict; FMLN; Renamo; RUF; Khmer Rouge; El Salvador; Mozambique; Sierra Leone; Cambodia; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some rebel groups in civil war peace processes transform into viable political parties while others do not? The transformation of armed rebels into peaceful politicians has been identified as one of the most critical factors in explaining the successful transition from violence to sustainable peace. Yet few studies have examined under what conditions these transformations are more or less likely to be carried out. READ MORE