Search for dissertations about: "terrorism"

Showing result 16 - 20 of 32 swedish dissertations containing the word terrorism.

  1. 16. Vulnerability and nationalism: The support for the war against Iraq in five established states

    University dissertation from University of Edinburgh

    Author : Per Becker; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Nationalism; vulnerability; armed conflict; war; established state; Iraq; U.S.A; U.K; Australia; France; Spain; national identity; ideology; mobilisation; elite; social psychology; comparative research; retroductive research strategy; elite persuasion;

    Abstract : This dissertation attempts to answer the question of why the 2003 armed conflict against Iraq received such varied support within the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, France and Spain. This is achieved by introducing a model in which the support for armed conflict is connected to elite persuasion operating in particular contexts. READ MORE

  2. 17. Continuity and Change in post-Cold War Maritime Security A Study of the Strategies Pursued by the US, Sweden and Finland 1991-2016

    University dissertation from Åbo : Åbo Akademis Press

    Author : Stefan Lundqvist; Försvarshögskolan.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Maritime; security; power; influence; cooperation; Baltic Sea; East China Sea; South China Sea; Finland; Sweden; US; Krigsvetenskap; Krigsvetenskap;

    Abstract : What explains continuity and change in post-Cold War maritime security strategies? What lessons can we learn from the employment of such comprehensive grand strategies in maritime regions where traditional and non-traditional threats converge? While many scholars have addressed particular maritime security issues, this author joins the few who engage themselves in the study of the conceptual development of maritime security.Through the lens of structural realism, this thesis examines the logic of the maritime security strategies employed in two distinguished regions by the US and EU member states Finland and Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 18. The last policeman : On the globalisation of local policing

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Criminology, Stockholm University

    Author : David Sausdal; Stockholms universitet.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Policing; globalisation; cross-border crime; concern; nostalgia; everyday life; ethnography; kriminologi; Criminology;

    Abstract : Global threats, such as cross-border crime and terrorism are on the rise! At least, this is a popular notion amongst politicians, policy makers and the police, who are therefore advocating a need for policing to become as peripatetic and pervasive as these criminal developments. This has led to a rise in transnational or international police collaborations, notably through institutions such as Interpol, Europol, Frontex, UNPOL and many bilateral partnerships. READ MORE

  4. 19. Vulnerability analysis of electric power delivery networks

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Mark och vatten

    Author : Åke Holmgren; KTH.; [2004]
    Keywords : Infrastructure; Networks; Risk Analysis; Vulnerability;

    Abstract : Disturbances in the services provided by the infrastructuresystems—e.g. electric power supplies and communications—can have serious implications for everyday life,economic prosperity and national security. The disturbances canbe initiated by natural disasters, adverse weather, technicalfailures, human errors, sabotage, terrorism or acts of war. READ MORE

  5. 20. Protein Microarray Chips

    University dissertation from Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Goran Klenkar; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Microarray; biosensor; biomolecular interaction; narcotics detection; imaging ellipsometry and surface plasmon resonance; NATURAL SCIENCES Chemistry Molecular biophysics; NATURVETENSKAP Kemi Molekylär biofysik;

    Abstract : Livet tas för givet av de flesta. Det finns däremot många som ägnar stora delar av sitt liv för att försöka lösa dess mysterier. En del av lösningen ligger i att förstå hur alla molekyler är sammanlänkade i det gigantiska nätverk som definierar den levande organismen. READ MORE