Search for dissertations about: "rising powers"

Found 5 swedish dissertations containing the words rising powers.

  1. 1. Waiting for the rising power : China’s rise in East Asia and the evolution of great power politics

    Author : Björn Jerdén; Linus Hagström; Hans Agné; Jan Hallenberg; Stein Tønnesson; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Many political scientists expect the advent of rising states to bring about shifts in the international distribution of power, on the one hand, and competitive policies to improve one state’s power relative to a targeted state or coalition, known as “balancing,” on the other. Focusing on China’s rise in East Asia in 1993–2016, this dissertation challenges both these assumptions and offers a reassessment of the links between rising states, power shifts, and balancing in international relations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding China’s Rise : Competing Online Identity Discourses behind Short-term Changes in Foreign Policy

    Author : Nicholas Olczak; Karl Gustafsson; Shaun Breslin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; China; foreign policy; North Korea; Southeast Asia; the South China Sea; rising powers; international relations; security; the Internet; critical constructivism; identity; mixed methods; discourse; Lacan; 中国,国际关系,外交,朝鲜; International Relations; internationella relationer;

    Abstract : China has undergone a remarkable rise in the past four decades, its economy and material power growing substantially. These developments have led to several interlinked debates about how we should understand this rise. READ MORE

  3. 3. Drought, Death and the Sun in Ugarit and Ancient Israel : A Philological and Comparative Study

    Author : Ola Wikander; Bibelvetenskap; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Bible; Old Testament; Ugarit; Baal Cycle; Aqhat; Kirta; drought; sun; Shapshu; Shapsh; Shapash; Mot; death; 1 Kings 17-18; Jeremiah 14; Malachi 3; Psalm 84; Psalm 102; Job 28:4;

    Abstract : The sun and its heat are two of the most universal symbols known to humanity, yet their supposed meanings vary greatly. The sun can be thought of as a giver of life, but its hot and scorching rays can also be associated with drought and the powers of destruction. READ MORE

  4. 4. Modeling and Experimental Studies of High Power Impulse Magnetron Sputtering Discharges

    Author : Chunqing Huo; Nils Brenning; James Bradley; KTH; []
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    Abstract : HiPIMS, high power impulse magnetron sputtering, is a promising technology that has attracted a lot of attention, ever since it was introduced in 1999. A time-dependent plasma discharge model has been developed for the ionization region (IRM) in HiPIMS discharges. READ MORE

  5. 5. Celestial Cycles : Astronomical Concepts of Regeneration in the Ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts

    Author : Patrik Wallin; Katja Goebs; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Archaeology; Ancient Egypt; Coffin Texts; Astronomy; Middle Kingdom; calendars; time; Arkeologi; Archaeology subjects; Arkeologiämnen; Egyptology; Egyptologi; Informatics; computer and systems science; Informatik; data- och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This study analyzes the astronomical references found in the ancient Egyptian Coffin Texts. Chapter i presents the aim and method of this study as well as describing the primary sources and previous research. Chapter 2 deals with the conceptual background for the three cycles, as related to the year, month and the day as units of time. READ MORE