Search for dissertations about: "rebels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 swedish dissertations containing the word rebels.

  1. 1. Raising Rebels : Participation and Recruitment in Civil War

    Author : Kristine Eck; Mats Hammarström; Desirée Nilsson; Stathis Kalyvas; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil conflict; civil war; ethnic conflict; rebellion; rebel groups; rebel recruitment; participation; coercion; indoctrination; Nepal; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Why do some individuals choose to participate in rebellion, and what recruitment tactics can rebel groups use to affect this decision? These questions are central to the study of civil war because rebel groups must raise troops in order to challenge the government and to survive as an organization. Indeed, much of the civil war literature builds on participation as a key causal mechanism, yet it is rarely specified in theoretical or empirical models. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exile Warriors: Violence and Community among Hutu Rebels in the eastern Congo

    Author : Anna Hedlund; Socialantropologi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Democratic Republic of Congo; Eastern Congo; Rwanda; violence; war; rebel camp; genocide; community; Hutu; identity; structural violence; political violence; rebels; soldier; civilian; refugees; exclusion; victim; perpetrator; Goma; Bukavu; armed groups; post-genocide; conflict; anthropology;

    Abstract : This dissertation is an anthropological study of war and violence in the volatile eastern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The ethnographic focus is on one of the largest rebel groups currently operating in the Congo conflicts, the Hutu-dominated Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR). READ MORE

  3. 3. Stronger than Justice : Armed Group Impunity for Sexual Violence

    Author : Angela Muvumba Sellström; Erik Melander; Mimmi Söderberg Kovacs; Mats Utas; Chandra Lekha Sriram; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conflict; civil war; armed actors; sexual violence; impunity; accountability; justice; human rights; international criminal law; liberal peacebuilding; rebels; ex-combatants; Burundi; Africa; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : What conditions lead to confidence among civil war combatants that they will not face accountability for perpetrating sexual violence? This study investigates the causes of impunity for sexual violence among armed actors. It develops a theoretical framework which identifies three explanations for armed group impunity for sexual violence, namely (1) flawed prohibitions inside an armed group; (2) negligent enforcement by its authorities; and (3) pardons in the form of amnesties during the peace process. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disaggregating Dissent : The Challenges of Intra-Party Consolidation in Civil War and Peace Negotiations

    Author : Jannie Lilja; Cecilia Albin; I. William Zartman; Kristine Höglund; Elisabeth Jean Wood; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Contemporary civil wars are often characterized not only by fighting between rebels and governments, but also by rebel violence against their own community members. In spite of repeated peace negotiations, many of these conflicts seem to go on endlessly. READ MORE

  5. 5. Guns and Governance : Local Elites and Rebel Governance in Côte d'Ivoire

    Author : Sebastian van Baalen; Kristine Höglund; Johan Brosché; Scott Straus; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; rebel governance; rebel groups; responsiveness; local elites; clientelism; civil resistance; Côte d Ivoire; Odienné; Vavoua; Man; Forces Nouvelles; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Close to one billion people live in conflict zones around the world, many of them in areas under rebel influence. Research on civil war shows that rebels often engage in governing localities under their control by creating institutions and practices intended to shape the social, political, and economic life of civilians. READ MORE