Search for dissertations about: "war-torn societies"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words war-torn societies.

  1. 1. Socio-cultural viability of international intervention in war-torn societies : a case study of Bosnia Herzegovina

    Author : Dzenan Sahovic; Jan Engberg; Donna M Schlagheck; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Bosnia Herzegovina; peacebuilding; war-torn societies; High Representative; cultural theory; socio-cultural viability; conditionality; Bonn powers; local ownership; Political science; Statsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation explores the ‘socio-cultural dilemma’ facing international peacebuilders in war-torn societies through a case study of the post-conflict process in Bosnia and Herzegovina. This is done with the help of a typological approach of the grid-group Cultural Theory framework, which defines four social solidarities – or ideal type cultures – of individualism, egalitarianism, fatalism and hierarchy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Rule of law after war : ideologies, norms and methods for legal and judicial reform

    Author : Richard Zajac Sannerholm; Joakim Nergelius; Veronica L. Taylor; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rule of law; legal and judicial reform; administrative reform; war-torn societies; state-building; constitutional reform; law reform; institution-building; access-creation; LAW JURISPRUDENCE; RÄTTSVETENSKAP JURIDIK; Juridik; Law;

    Abstract : This study concerns itself with rule of law assistance in the aftermath of war. Over the past decade, rule of law has emerged as an essential objective in state-building missions. This has led to a host of programmes and projects on law reform, constitutional development, judicial training, and institutional establishment. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rural development through social capital? An inquest into the linkages between social capital and development in war-torn villages in Sri Lanka

    Author : Dhammika Herath; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; bonding social capital; bridging social capital; natural assets; rural development; and conflict;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis concerns the potential causal relationship between social capital and rural development in war-torn villages in the north of Sri Lanka. The social capital thesis centers on the notion that social relationships matter to development-related outcomes and reconstruction of war-torn societies. READ MORE

  4. 4. Being a Bush Wife : Women's Lives Through War and Peace in Northern Sierra Leone

    Author : Chris Coulter; Eva Evers Rosander; Lars Hagborg; Rosalind Shaw; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : Cultural anthropology; Sierra Leone; anthropology; war; rebel movements; female fighters; bush wives; women; rape; gender; experience; narratives; livelihood; demobilization; morality; reconciliation; Kuranko; Kulturantropologi;

    Abstract : This study is about young Sierra Leonean women’s wartime and post-war experiences and the social processes involved in shaping both these experiences and the way they were articulated through war and peace. During the course of the Sierra Leone war (1991–2002), many thousands of girls and women were abducted from their homes by rebels or other fighters. READ MORE