Search for dissertations about: "threat"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 496 swedish dissertations containing the word threat.

  1. 1. Threat Construction inside Bureaucracy A Bourdieusian Study of the European Commission and the Framing of Irregular Immigration 1974-2009

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Political Science, Stockholm University

    Author : Monica Svantesson; Försvarshögskolan.; Stockholms universitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot strategi och säkerhetspolitik; Threat construction; securitization; bureaucracy; European Commission; irregular immigration; Bourdieu; Framing; Field; Capital; Habitus; statsvetenskap; Political Science; Threat Construction; Securitization; Bureaucracy; Irregular Immigration;

    Abstract : This dissertation examines how we construct security threats. Theoretically, it contributes to the literature on securitization and threat construction, which has hitherto overlooked how influential bureaucracies that – in contrast to the police and the military – have little to gain from widened threat perceptions, may still contribute to threat construction. READ MORE

  2. 2. International Humanitarian Law and Influence Operations : The Protection of Civilians from Unlawful Communication Influence Activities during Armed Conflict

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Pontus Winther; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Public International Law; Folkrätt; International Humanitarian Law; IHL; Geneva Conventions; Laws of Armed Conflict; LoAC; International Law; Armed Conflict; International Armed Conflict; IAC; Non-international Armed Conflict; NIAC; Occupation; Civilians; Civilian Population; Communication Influence Activities; Influence Operations; Psychological Operations; Threat; Coercion; Compulsion; Humane Treatment; Outrages Upon Personal Dignity; Cruel Treatment; Inhuman Treatment; Mental Torture; international humanitarian law; laws of armed conflict; international law; armed conflict; international armed conflict; non-international armed conflict; occupation; civilians; civilian population; communication influence activities; influence operations; psychological operations; threat; coercion; compulsion; humane treatment; outrages upon personal dignity; cruel treatment; inhuman treatment; mental torture;

    Abstract : Contemporary armed conflicts are not only fought with physical means and methods. Increasingly, in order to achieve military and political objectives, parties to armed conflicts use communication activities to influence individuals. Armed groups such as ISIS use online propaganda to instil terror and recruit new fighters to their cause. READ MORE

  3. 3. Innate and Conditioned Fear Investigating Responses to Threat using Psychophysiology, Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Twin Methodology

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jörgen Rosén; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Emotion; Imminent threat; Social threat; Twins; Face; Personal space; fMRI; Virtual reality; Amygdala.; Psychology; Psykologi;

    Abstract : Evolution has shaped systems in the human brain to respond to danger. Some of these systems are innate or hard-wired, while others are learned throughout the entire life span. One commonly studied type of learned threat, conditioned fear, is acquired from experiencing aversive consequences. READ MORE

  4. 4. A threat imminence approach to human fear responding : direction of threat, aversive contexts, and electrodermal responses

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Anders Flykt; Högskolan i Gävle.; [1998]
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  5. 5. The Rise and Fall of the Submarine Threat : Threat Politics and Submarine Intrusions in Sweden 1980-2002

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Fredrik Bynander; Uppsala universitet.; Försvarshögskolan.; [2003]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Statsvetenskap; Statskunskap; Political Science; Political science; Security; submarine incidents; crisis management; Statsvetenskap; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan; Statsvetenskap med inriktning mot krishantering och internationell samverkan;

    Abstract : This dissertation analyzes the submarine problem in Sweden as an object of security politicization. It investigates how politicians and military officers dealt with the submarine incidents of the 1980s and 1990s, and how their actions were portrayed in the media. READ MORE