Search for dissertations about: "terror"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the word terror.

  1. 1. Digital aftermaths of terror : reactions to terrorist attacks on twitter

    Author : Moa Eriksson Krutrök; Simon Lindgren; Ragnar Lundström; Sarah J. Jackson; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : Background. This thesis explores digital public reactions to terrorist attacks, and specifically how discourses on terrorism become articulated on social media. READ MORE

  2. 2. Utopias of Nation : Local Mass Killing in Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1941-42

    Author : Tomislav Dulic; Jan Lindegren; Kjell Magnusson; Milan Ristović; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; History; political history; social history; Bosnia and Herzegovina; World War II; slavic studies; genocide; mass killing; twentieth century; terror; demographics; Yugoslavia; Chetniks; Ustasha; Historia; History subjects; Historieämnen; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This study analyses the mechanisms of local mass violence perpetrated by the Croatian fascist Ustasha organisation and the Serbian nationalist Chetniks in Bosnia and Herzegovina during 1941–42. A theoretical and methodological model has been devised, that is based on an investigation the three “dimensions” of mass killing, namely intent, systematics and magnitude. READ MORE

  3. 3. From Frontline to Homefront : The Global Homeland in Contemporary U.S. War Fiction

    Author : Kristen Rau; David Watson; Danuta Fjellestad; Caren Irr; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Global Homeland; derealized warfare; direct warfare; military-civilian relations; sanitization of warfare; state fantasy; War on Terror; War on Terror fiction; Literature; Litteraturvetenskap;

    Abstract : Criticized for providing a simplified depiction of a post-9/11 United States, contemporary American “War on Terror” fiction has been largely neglected by critical discourse. In this dissertation, I argue that this fiction offers a vital engagement with how the War on Terror is waged, and how the fantasies and policies of the Global Homeland inform it. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Swedish Jews and the victims of Nazi terror, 1933–1945

    Author : Pontus Rudberg; Lars M. Andersson; Margaret Hunt; Torkel Jansson; Bernard Wasserstein; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Modern Jewish history; Holocaust studies; Sweden; the Jewish community of Stockholm; refugees; humanitarian aid; Historia; History;

    Abstract : This dissertation aims to provide new knowledge about Jewish responses to the Nazi persecutions and the Holocaust. This has been done through a study of the actions of the Jewish minority in Sweden during the Nazi era. READ MORE

  5. 5. Migration and Perceptions of War : Simultaneous Surveys in Countries of Origin and Settlement

    Author : Jonathan Hall; Ashok Swain; Cochrane Feargal; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; migration; refugees; gastarbeiter; family reunification; exile; trauma; coping; nostalgia; conservation of resources; terror management theory; social identity complexity; assimilation; acculturation; surveys; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : This dissertation contributes to post-war public opinion research by examining the perceptions of migrants – the gastarbeiter, the refugee, the family reunited after war – and the local population in comparative perspective. Existing surveys of post-war populations are typically conducted in a single country affected by war. READ MORE