Search for dissertations about: "peace process"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 66 swedish dissertations containing the words peace process.

  1. 1. Ambivalent Peace : External Peacebuilding, Threatened Identity and Reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Roland Kostic; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Peace and conflict research; Peacebuilding; Nation-Building; State-Building; Identity; Societal Security Dilemma; Reconciliation; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This study expands the enquiry of external efforts to build peace after an ethnic war by investigating the effects these efforts may have on societal security and reconciliation among groups in a host society. To achieve this, a theoretical framework, combining theories on the character of external peacebuilding, and theories on societal security and reconciliation, was devised and applied to the case of Bosnia and Herzegovina. READ MORE

  2. 2. Defining, Securing and Building a Just Peace : The EU and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Anders Persson; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Isareli-Palestinian conflict; peace; EU; peace building; Just peace; Middle East peace process; Legitimizing power Europe;

    Abstract : Just peace has been much talked about in everyday life, but it is less well researched by academics. The puzzle underlying this dissertation is therefore to probe what constitutes a just peace, both conceptually within the field of peacebuilding and empirically in the context of the EU as a peacebuilder in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Kristine Höglund; Thomas Ohlson; Mats Hammarström; Roy Licklider; [2004]
    Keywords : 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; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap 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. 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 Gothenburg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Mikael Weissmann; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Ohlson; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; conflict resolution; intrastate civil war; peace agreement; regional security complex; policy change; Southern Africa; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap 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