Search for dissertations about: "terrorism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 35 swedish dissertations containing the word terrorism.

  1. 1. A War of Words

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; Witold ´Witakowski; Bo Isaksson; Ilan Pappé; [2003]
    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; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Other languages Semitic languages; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Övriga språk 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

    University dissertation from Department of Political Science, Lund University

    Author : Anette Ahrnens; [2007]
    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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Torkel Lindquist; [2003]
    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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Crismart, Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Dan Hansén; Paul 't Hart; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

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  5. 5. Preparedness for mass-casualty attacks on public transportation

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Crismart, Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Annelie Holgersson; Ulf Björnstig; Britt-Inger Saveman; Dzenan Sahovic; Per Örtenwall; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; antagonism; disaster medicine; emergency response; emergency organizations; mass transit; preparedness; rescue work; security; terrorism; kirurgi; Surgery;

    Abstract : Background: Public transportation constitutes a vulnerable sector in modern day society with a high probability of generating mass casualties if attacked. By preparing for mass-casualty attacks (MCAs), response can become more effective and public transportation can become a less rewarding target. READ MORE