Search for dissertations about: "the Cold War."

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  1. 1. Reassembling the Environmental Archives of the Cold War : Perspectives from the Russian North

    Author : Dmitry V. Arzyutov; Peder Roberts; Per Högselius; Julia Lajus; Bathsheba Demuth; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; Environmental Archive; Russian Arctic; Encounters; Cold War; Indigenous and Academic Ways of Knowing; Miljöarkiv; ryska Arktis; möten; det kalla kriget; ursprungliga och akademiska kunskapssystem.; History of Science; Technology and Environment; Historiska studier av teknik; vetenskap och miljö;

    Abstract : To what extent the environmental history of the Arctic can move beyond thedivide between Indigenous peoples and newcomers or vernacular and academicways of knowing? The present dissertation answers this question by developing thenotion of an environmental archive. Such an archive does not have particular referenceto a given place but rather it refers to the complex network that marks the relationsbetween paper documents and human and non-human agencies as they are able towork together and stabilise the conceptualisation of a variety of environmentalobjects. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Cold War Pursuit : Soviet refugees in Sweden, 1945-54

    Author : Cecilia Notini Burch; Magnus Petersson; Karl Molin; Ann-Marie Ekengren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; refugee policy; Cold War; security; ethnicity; human rights; social control; Sweden; Soviet Union; Balts; Ingrians; Russians; flyktingpolitik; kalla kriget; säkerhetspolitik; etnicitet; mänskliga rättigheter; social kontroll; Sverige; Sovjetunionen; balter; ingermanländare; ryssar; History; historia;

    Abstract : What determines refugee policies in liberal democracies? Humanitarianism? International relations? Economics? Identity issues? International law? Concerns for national security? This book explores these factors through a case study of non-aligned Sweden’s management of Soviet refugees during the first decade of the Cold War. The policy of admission and political asylum; the government’s handling of direct Soviet demands regarding refugees; the Swedish authorities’ surveillance strategies and the continuing living conditions of individuals who were permitted to stay, are all studied in depth. READ MORE

  3. 3. Re-presenting the West : NATO’s Security Discourse after the End of the Cold War

    Author : Andreas Behnke; Jens Bartelson; Iver Neumann; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATO; security; discourse; nomos; identity; West; Political science; Statsvetenskap; Political Science; statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is a critical investigation into the discursive processes through which the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) has re-produced a geopolitical order, or nomos, after the end of the Cold War and the demise of its constitutive enemy, the Soviet Union. The thesis examines both the ontological as well as the epistemological aspects of these processes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cold water politics : The maritime strategy and geopolitics of the northern front

    Author : Ola Tunander; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Security Politics; Semiotics; Geopolitics; Naval Strategy; US Maritime Strategy; Submarines; Scandinavia; Barents Sea; Norwegian Sea; Diplomatic Signals; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : The dissertation deals with the strategic field of force dominating the Northern waters. Instead of an emphasis on the declared policies of the various nations, the focus here is on geopolitics, technological change and on US and Soviet military strategies influencing the security policies of the Nordic region. READ MORE

  5. 5. Don’t Mention the War : The forging of a domestic foreign policy consensus on the entry, expansion and exit of Swedish military contributions to Afghanistan

    Author : Lars Wikman; Fredrik Bynander; Josefina Erikson; Condoleezza Rice; Johan Eriksson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sweden; foreign policy; consensus; framing; foreign policy line; domestic politics; ISAF; Afghanistan; peace support operations; NATO.; Statskunskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Consensus is not something that just happens in the foreign policy domain when political actors seemingly agree on a policy. Rather, in this dissertation I demonstrate that actors construct consensus through the framing of policy as they highlight and downplay certain elements. READ MORE