Search for dissertations about: "state monopoly of violence"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words state monopoly of violence.

  1. 1. The Privatisation of Security and State Control of Force: Changes, Challenges and the Case of Iraq

    Author : Joakim Berndtsson; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; peace and development research; privatisation of security; private security companies; civil-military relations; state control of force; state monopoly of violence; Iraq;

    Abstract : The thematic focus of this dissertation is the privatisation of security, that is, the increasing use of private security companies (PSCs) to perform security- and military-related tasks traditionally associated with the state and institutions such as the police or the military. More concretely, the study investigates security privatisation in the context of violent conflict and in relation to the problem of state control of force. READ MORE