Search for dissertations about: "peace research"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 154 swedish dissertations containing the words peace research.

  1. 1. Equal Peace : United Nations Peace Operations and the Power-Relations between men and women in Timor-Leste

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Louise Olsson; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; United Nations; Peacekeeping; Peace Operations; Peacebuilding; Equality; Timor-Leste; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation expands the inquiry of United Nations peace operations to incorporate their effects on gender power-relations of the host state. To achieve this, a mainstream-based analytical framework, additionally informed by suggestions from feminist research, was formulated and applied to the case of Timor-Leste. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University

    Author : Florian Krampe; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Thomas Ohlson; Uppsala universitet.; [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

  5. 5. Peace by repatriation Concepts, cases, and conditions

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet, Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Patrik Johansson; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Refugees; displaced persons; repatriation; sustainable peace; necessary; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; statskunskap; statskunskap; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research;

    Abstract : The focus of this study is the assumption that the return of refugees is a necessary condition for the establishment of sustainable peace after armed conflict. This assumption is often made in the peacebuilding literature as well as by policy makers, but it has rarely been the object of systematic analysis. READ MORE