Search for dissertations about: "refugee camps"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words refugee camps.

  1. 1. Governing Refugees through Gender Equality : Care, Control, Emancipation

    Author : Elisabeth Olivius; Christine Hudson; Malin Eklund Wimelius; Elisabeth Prügl; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Global governance; feminism; gender equality; refugees; refugee camps; humanitarian aid; Bangladesh; Thailand; governmentality; postcolonial feminist theory; freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research;

    Abstract : In recent decades, international feminist activism and research has had significant success in pushing gender issues onto the international agenda and into global governance institutions and processes. The goal of gender equality is now widely accepted and codified in international legal instruments. READ MORE

  2. 2. Displaced Literature : Images of Time and Space in Latvian Novels Depicting the First Years of the Latvian Postwar Exile

    Author : Juris Rozītis; Prof. Baiba Kangere; Prof. Vieda Skultans; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bakhtin; chronotope; Displaced Person; émigré; exile; immigrant literature; Latvia; Latvian literature; Latvian history; life-story; narrative; novel; postwar Germany; refugee; setting; space; time; time-space; UNRRA; WWII; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : In the years immediately following the Second World War, the main part of Latvian literature was produced by writers living outside Latvia. To this day Latvian literature continues to be written outside Latvia, albeit to a much smaller extent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Visibility at risk for women as rights-holders : a study with regard to a refugee camp context

    Author : Jenny Zetterqvist; Joakim Nergelius; Kerstin Nordlöf; Catharina Calleman; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Women; rights-holder; human rights; CEDAW; gender-based violence; domestic violence; protracted refugee camp situations; local customary law tradition; East Africa; plural legal context;

    Abstract : By taking the recognition of persons as rights-holders in the framework of international human rights into account, this study directs its attention to women in protracted refugee situations, restricted to stay in camps also when their human rights are at risk due to various forms of violence. The question in focus is the following: To what extent may there be a risk that women in a refugee camp context, distinguished by a protracted refugee situation, do not become visible as rights-holders and entrusted to act with regard to international human rights and the problem of violence against women, especially domestic violence?The research process has taken the form of a continuous dialogue with the material for the study, a dialogue directing attention to material from an established international human rights system on one hand and material dealing with a local refugee camp context on the other. READ MORE

  4. 4. Team performance in the international disaster milieu

    Author : Nalini Suparamaniam; Linköpings universitet; []
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    Abstract : In the delivery of assistance in crisis, the recipient of the services is influenced by the nature of the system that delivers the aid. The term system in this thesis is used to describe the individuals, and teams of various organizations who work within an environment with the assistance of technology. READ MORE