Search for dissertations about: "terrorism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 38 swedish dissertations containing the word terrorism.

  1. 1. A War of Words

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Witold ´Witakowski; Bo Isaksson; Ilan Pappé; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Semitic languages - general; terrorism; War on terrorism; defining terrorism; Arabic; Hebrew; terminology of violence; semantics; pragmatics; propaganda; 11 9; ‘the other’; ‘the enemy’; massmedia; press; Israeli press; Arab press; political discourse; extracting a definition from media; Semitiska språk - allmänt; Semitic languages; Semitiska språk; semitiska språk; Semitic Languages;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to come to an understanding of the meanings of words pertaining to acts of political violence in modern Arabic and Hebrew. The semantics of these terms will be established by comparison between the meaning in dictionaries of modern and classical Arabic and Hebrew, the meaning in the Koran and the Bible as well as the meaning we extract from the context in the newspapers where the terminology is found. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Quest for Legitimacy : Debating UN Security Council Rules on Terrorism and Non-proliferation

    Author : Anette Ahrnens; Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; law-making; hegemonic international law; non-proliferation; terrorism; UNSCR 1540; UNSCR 1373; United States; sovereign equality; power; Security Council; United Nations; legitimacy; international relations; international law; Political and administrative sciences; Samhällsvetenskaper; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap;

    Abstract : Since the end of the Cold War, international politics and international law have not only become increasingly intertwined, but their mutual implications have also become increasingly recognized by scholars. Yet research explicitly addressing the question of how political factors affect the emergence of legal rules is still limited. READ MORE

  3. 3. A War of Words: defining Terrorism in Arab and Israeli Press 1972-1996 (2001) : a Study in Propaganda, Semantics and Pragmatics

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Keywords : Arabic; Hebrew; Media; Torah; Koran; Semantics; Terrorism; Propaganda; Pragmatics;

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  4. 4. Crisis and Perspectives on Policy Change : Swedish Counter-terrorism Policymaking

    Author : Dan Hansén; Paul 't Hart; Försvarshögskolan; []
    Keywords : Political science; Statsvetenskap; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

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  5. 5. Translating grand challenges into municipal organizing : Prevention of terrorism, extremism, and radicalization in Scandinavia

    Author : Robin Andersson Malmros; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; grand challenges; municipalities; counter-terrorism; new institutional theory; translation;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates why and how municipalities organize to address grand challenges. Previous research shows that municipalities have increased their policymaking and organizing in relation to grand challenges, often without any national regulations forcing them to do so. READ MORE