Search for dissertations about: "state repression"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 swedish dissertations containing the words state repression.

  1. 1. Training for Model Citizenship : An Ethnography of Civic Education and State-Making in Rwanda

    Author : Molly Sundberg; Sten Hagberg; Sverker Finnström; Johan Pottier; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; authoritarian rule; citizenship; civic education; government; Kigali; Rwanda; state; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses how government in Rwanda plays out in practice and how it affects lived experiences of state power and citizenship. Two decades after the genocide, Rwanda has come to be associated both with security, development, and stability, on the one hand, and with state repression and coercion, on the other. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustaining Authoritarianism : Clientelism and Repression in Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Tanzania

    Author : Mia Orange; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Clientelism; Repression; Authorianism; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tanzania; Kenya;

    Abstract : Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan and Tanzania share a past and present as authoritarian states. Dominant parties are in power in Tanzania and Kazakhstan, while elections are competitive but not democratic in Kenya and Kyrgyzstan. READ MORE

  3. 3. Islamic Activism in Azerbaijan : Repression and Mobilization in a Post-Soviet Context

    Author : Sofie Bedford; Johan Eriksson; Drude Dahlerup; Raol Motika; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Islamic activism; social movements; mobilization; non-democratic contexts; soft repression; post-Soviet religion; official Islam; Azerbaijan; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : Post-Soviet Azerbaijan is often portrayed as a very secular country. Thus the mobilization of mosque communities in the late 1990s and their conflictual relationship with the authorities came as a surprise. READ MORE

  4. 4. Coercion and its Effects : Evidence from the Israel-Palestine Conflict

    Author : Sophia Hatz; Håvard Hegre; Kristine Eck; Allan Dafoe; Yuri Zhukov; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Civil conflict; state repression; counterinsurgency; coercion; Israel-Palestine conflict; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Counterinsurgency, state repression and other forms of coercion have multiple adverse effects. Although a state’s use of threats and force should deter an opposition group, these measures often stimulate resistance. READ MORE

  5. 5. Essays in Development and Political Economics

    Author : Mathias Iwanowsky; Jakob Svensson; Torsten Persson; David Yanagizawa-Drott; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Development Economics; Property Rights; Ethnic Partitioning; Migration; State Repression; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained essays in economics.Property Rights, Resources, and Wealth: Evidence from a land reform in the United States: This paper compares the effectiveness of two alternative property rights regimes to overcome the Tragedy of the Commons. READ MORE