Search for dissertations about: "territorial control"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the words territorial control.

  1. 1. Fighting for Aid Foreign Funding and Civil Conflict Intensity

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Daniel Strandow; Uppsala universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Aid; foreign aid; foreign assistance; relief; humanitarian; conflict; civil war; civil conflict; geographic concentration; intra-state; violence; military; contest; low-intensity; guerrilla; irregular; conventional; decision theory; contest success function; geo-coding; geo-referencing; territorial control; propensity score; Africa; South of the Sahara; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation focuses on the sub-national impact of foreign aid on civil conflicts by asking the question: How does foreign aid committed to contested areas affect the intensity of violence in those areas? The main theoretical contribution is to focus on how aid influences warring parties’ decisions to engage in contests over territorial control and how that in turn influences violence intensity. The study introduces two concepts: funding concentration and barriers to exploiting aid. READ MORE

  2. 2. Russia on the Move-The Railroads and the Exodus From Compulsory Collectivism 1861-1914

    University dissertation from Printed in Sweden by Media-Tryck, Lund University

    Author : Sylvia Sztern; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2017-08-21]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Institutions; technology; village commune-obshchina; insurance; famines; calamities; railroads; rationality; collectivism; individualism;

    Abstract : Western scholars of Tsarist Russia emphasize the continuity of collectivism on the Russian plain. Numerous endogenous factors explain the human clustering that occurred as kinship structures evolved into territorial agrarian communal patterns. READ MORE

  3. 3. Behavioural and Neuroendocrine Effects of Stress in Salmonid Fish

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Øyvind Øverli; Uppsala universitet.; [2001]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Developmental biology; Aggression; Behaviour; Brain; Coping; Cortisol; Dominance; Dopamine; Feeding; Hierarchy; Norepinephrine; Responsiveness; Serotonin; Utvecklingsbiologi; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology Organism biology Developmental biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi Organismbiologi Utvecklingsbiologi; Developmental Biology; miljömedicinsk utvecklingsbiologi;

    Abstract : Stress can affect several behavioural patterns, such as food intake and the general activity level of an animal. The central monoamine neurotransmitters serotonin, dopamine, and norepinephrine are important in the mediation of both behavioural and neuroendocrine stress effects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Autonomy and Conflict : Ethnoterritoriality and Separatism in the South Caucasus - Cases in Georgia

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Svante E. Cornell; Uppsala universitet.; [2002]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Peace and conflict research; Freds- och konfliktforskning; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science Peace and conflict research; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap Freds- och konfliktforskning; Peace and Conflict Research; freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Providing minority populations with autonomy is gaining appreciation as a method of solving,managing, and even pre-empting ethnic conflict. However, in spite of the enthusiasm for autonomy solutions among academics and practitioners alike, there is reason to argue that the provision of autonomy for a minority may under certain circumstances increase rather than decrease the likelihood of conflict. READ MORE

  5. 5. On Death in the Mesolithic Or the Mortuary Practices of the Last Hunter-Gatherers of the South-Western Iberian Peninsula, 7th–6th Millennium BCE

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Archaeology and Ancient History, Uppsala University

    Author : Rita Peyroteo Stjerna; Uppsala universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; death; Late Mesolithic; hunter-gatherers; social memory; place; burial practices; mortuary ritual; historical process; south-western Iberian Peninsula; archaeothanatology; radiocarbon dating and Bayesian analysis; stable isotopes carbon and nitrogen ; shell middens; museum collections; Archaeology; Arkeologi;

    Abstract : The history of death is entangled with the history of changing social values, meaning that a shift in attitudes to death will be consistent with changes in a society’s world view.Late Mesolithic shell middens in the Tagus and Sado valleys, Portugal, constitute some of the largest and earliest burial grounds known, arranged and maintained by people with a hunting, fishing, and foraging lifestyle, c 6000–5000 cal BCE. READ MORE