Search for dissertations about: "war"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 441 swedish dissertations containing the word war.

  1. 1. War and Unreason. Bounded Learning Theory and War Duration

    University dissertation from Göteborg : University of Gothenburg

    Author : Marco Nilsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; war duration; security dilemma; offense-defense balance; bounded learning theory; offensive expectations; offense dominance; defense dominance; Winter War; Continuation War; Iran-Iraq War; Indo- Pakistani War; ideas; rational choice; expected utility; war; bounded learning theory.;

    Abstract : Why are some wars longer than others? Offense-defense theorists have assumed that wars are shorter and it is more difficult for states to create security when military technology favors the offense and attacking is easier than defending. This study argues that this assumption is wrong on both accounts. READ MORE

  2. 2. War within : Everyday life in Sarajevo under siege

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Ivana Macek; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Ethnology; Bosnia and Hercegovina; Sarajevo; war; ethnic conflict; ethnic relations; nationalism; identity; anthropology of war; former Yugoslavia; Etnologi; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Ethnology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Etnologi; Kulturantropologi; Cultural Anthropology;

    Abstract : In this ethnography of the war in Bosnia, the author examines the ways in which thepeople of Sarajevo negotiated the meaning of normality in their everyday lives, which became dominated by the war situation and the siege of the town. The study explores the ways of dealing with everyday threat to life, ways of providing the subsistence, changes in social relations, and the role of religion and ethnic traditions in the process of constituting national identities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sponsors of War State Support for Rebel Groups in Civil Conflicts

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning, Uppsala universitet

    Author : Niklas Karlén; Uppsala universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; external support; intervention; civil war; state sponsorship; conflict delegation; proxy war; internationalized conflict; negotiations; conflict recurrence; US foreign policy; Nicaragua; Syria; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Many civil wars are illustrative of wider international tensions and connections that transcend state borders. States often intervene to influence the trajectory and outcome of civil conflicts by providing external support to warring parties. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dismantling the Conflict Trap Essays on Civil War Resolution and Relapse

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Peace and Conflict Research

    Author : Joakim Kreutz; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; civil war; conflict resolution; conflict recurrence; diversionary war; ripe moment; natural resources; peace agreement; victory; war termination; Peace and Conflict Research; Freds- och konfliktforskning;

    Abstract : Countries that have experienced civil war suffer a greater risk for new conflict than countries with no prior history of civil war. This empirical finding has been called a conflict trap where the legacy of previous war - unsolved issues, indecisive outcomes, and destruction – leads to renewed fighting. READ MORE

  5. 5. Victims of War

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University

    Author : Lisa Hecht; Helen Frowe; Krister Bykvist; Victor Tadros; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; ethics of war; rights; harm; victimhood; complicity; risk; provocation; compensation; Philosophy; filosofi;

    Abstract : In my thesis, I explore the moral status of different types of agents who suffer harm. I seek to determine whether these agents are victims of wrongful harm, that is, whether they had a right not to suffer harm. READ MORE