Essays about: "world peace and security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 essays containing the words world peace and security.

  1. 1. Could democracy be a trigger for conflict? : The case of democratic violence in Liberia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Madeleine Fagerström; [2017]
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    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to prove the hypothesis that liberal democracy could trigger conflict when implemented to a post-conflict country. During the last decades there has been a debate regarding whether the implementation of liberal peacebuilding and liberal democracy is a mean for peace or a mean for conflict. READ MORE

  2. 2. 'Taking the law into your own hands': Violent vigilantism in Post-war Societies

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Linn Häggqvist; [2017]
    Keywords : post-war; vigilantism; judicial corruption; Guatemala; El Salvador; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : Why do some post-civil war societies experience high levels of violent vigilantism, whilst others do not? Vigilantism, i.e. when citizens take the law into their own hands, in post-civil war societies is an overlooked topic within peace and conflict research. READ MORE

  3. 3. “Who run the world?” : Comparing Sweden’s international behavior before and after the construction of a feminist foreign policy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Fabian Fossum Hylin; [2016]
    Keywords : Feminist foreign policy; identity; en gendered security; state behavior; security politics; Sweden; quantiative content analysis; Common Foreign and Security Policy; rapid identity construction;

    Abstract : Viewing Sweden’s feminist foreign policy as a paradigmatically feminist and isolated case of domestic identity formulation, this thesis poses the following research question: to what extent does rapid identity construction affect state behavior? It assumes that a feminist state (en)genders the security concept and establishes interests in promoting (en)gendered security – which denotes the positive peace effects from female participation and protection – as an international security norm and thereby gain utility, security and legitimacy. Its constructivist hypothesis claims that the feminist identity has increased Sweden’s international promotion of (en)gendered security. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtual Violence and Protection from Participation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Lina Hamberg Hjärtström; [2015]
    Keywords : National Action Plan for UN Security Council Resolution 1325 2000 ; protection; gender equality; posthumanist performativity; agential realism; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis studies protection as integral to security. Protection has been used to keep women from the ‘public sphere’ and abused by peacekeepers and patriarchs alike, suggesting that being protected is not synonymous with being safe but can cause violence and exclusion. READ MORE

  5. 5. The US-Taiwan Security Relationship: In The Light of A Perceived Chinese Threat Since 1971 To Today

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Mohammad Morad Hossain Khan; [2014-03-31]
    Keywords : Arms; China; foreign policy; peaceful solution; security; sovereignty; Taiwan; the US;

    Abstract : The aim of this research is to examine how a small country like Taiwan maintains a relationship with the sole superpower ‘the United States of America’ in terms of sovereignty and security against perceived Chinese political and military threats. It is interesting to note how the US sustains security relations with Taiwan without having formal relations with her. READ MORE