Essays about: "Burundi"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the word Burundi.

  1. 1. Those who doubt Nkurunziza's legitimacy are “out of their minds” : A Case Study of the Burundian State’s Conflict Management

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Lovisa Elfving; [2019]
    Keywords : Burundi authoritarian;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine what conflict management practices that were employed in Burundi by the state around the electoral crisis of 2015. This will be done by applying the Authoritarian Conflict Management Framework. READ MORE

  2. 2. Change in ideology - The ideologial development of a rebel-to-party actor

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Samuel Brolin; [2019]
    Keywords : ideology; conflict; CNDD-FDD;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study of CNDD-FDD, a former rebel group turned political party in Burundi. The analysis will take off in 1994 when the rebel group is established and concluded today in 2019 with CNDD-FDD being an increasingly authoritarian one-party ruler. READ MORE

  3. 3. Impacts of colonialism in Africa: A case study of Ethnic Identity and Ethnic Conflicts in Burundi

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emmanuel Okinedo Omovutotu; Tania Mwiza; [2019]
    Keywords : Burundi; ethnicity; ethnic identity; ethnic conflict; Hutu; Tutsi.;

    Abstract : This thesis describes the perceptions of the Hutu/Tutsi communities in Bujumbura on the origin of ethnic conflicts in Burundi. With the use of a qualitative research method, this thesis describes the history and origin of ethnicity and ethnic identity between the Hutu and the Tutsi. READ MORE

  4. 4. “If you don’t take off your clothes, we’re going to kill you” : Sexual electoral violence as a silent weapon in Burundi and implications for humanitarian action

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Miriam van Baalen; [2017]
    Keywords : Conflict; civil war; sexual and gender-based violence; electoral violence; sexual electoral violence; impunity; Burundi; Africa.;

    Abstract : Previous research on electoral violence has explored the variation in manifestation, perpetrators, victims and causes or motivations.  While explanations have prescribed to structural and electoral factors or the nature of politics, nature of elections and electoral institutions, the causes and motivations behind sexual electoral violence has been under-researched. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Impact of Security Forces’ Behavior on Levels of Organized Violence after Security Sector Reform : A qualitative study of rural provinces in Burundi

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

    Author : Camilla Arvastson; [2016]
    Keywords : Organized Violence; Security Sector Reform; State Repression; Counterinsurgency; Burundi;

    Abstract : The thesis explores the understudied subject of provincial variations in outcomes afterSecurity Sector Reform, by examining how security forces’ behavior affect organizedviolence provincially. By contributing to research on organized violence and peacebuildingfocusing on SSR with a regional focus, the thesis seeks an answer to why there is organizedviolence in some provincial areas but not others, after the initiation of a SSR program? Basedon theories of state repression, it is hypothesized that security forces’ abusive behavior leadsto higher levels of organized violence. READ MORE