Essays about: "Conflict Intensity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 51 essays containing the words Conflict Intensity.

  1. 1. With or Without a UN Mandate? : Exploring the Conflict Mitigating Abilities of Non-UN Peace Operations

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

    Author : Annie Wattman; [2022]
    Keywords : Peacekeeping; Non-UN Peace Operations; UN Peace Operations; Legitimacy; UN Authorization; Conflict Mitigation; Intrastate Conflict; Conflict Intensity; Regional Organizations; Ad Hoc Coalitions of States;

    Abstract : Non-UN peace operations are becoming an increasingly important conflict mitigating tool. Whilst many studies find these operations unable to mitigate conflict and promote peace, the explanations for these findings mainly focus on material aspects like mission size and peacekeepers’ capability. READ MORE

  2. 2. Riots and Civil Conflict : Investigations into the escalatory dynamics of violent contention

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

    Author : Tim Gåsste; [2022]
    Keywords : Civil conflict; riots; contention; violence; radicalization; militarization;

    Abstract : How do riots affect civil conflict? The effects of riots on escalation and civil conflict have largely been overlooked in the peace and conflict literature. I argue that this omission is of particular significance because riots could act as a potent escalatory proxy for a government authority and legitimacy crisis, a robustly supported cause of escalation and civil conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. Economic Interdependence and Conflict: The case of the post-Soviet space

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linn Alice Backlund; [2022]
    Keywords : Trade; Interdependence; Conflict; Former Soviet Union; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : There is still little consensus on whether trade promotes peace or not This thesis aims at investigating the relationship between economic interdependence and conflicts in post-Soviet countries, contributing to the empirical literature on the regional level. Using dyadic measures of trade and conflict, I investigate the relationship between interdependence and onset conflict, ongoing conflict, and conflict intensity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Violence in Times of Rebel Governance : A Quantitative Study on Rebel Governance and its Effect on Rebel Violence Against Civilians

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

    Author : Nelly Bülow; [2022]
    Keywords : Rebel groups; rebel governance; rebel violence; one-sided violence;

    Abstract : Rebel governance and rebel violence against civilians are two closely related fields within peace and conflict research that have gained increased interest amongst scholars during recent years. Still, there is a gap within current research that concerns how variation in one field may influence variation in the other. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring potential pathways for strengthening disaster risk management in conflict

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Lærke Uhrenholt Jensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster risk management; disaster risk reduction; fragility; violence; conflict; Red Cross; Red Crescent; Africa; Sudan; South Sudan; Nigeria; Ethiopia; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Despite a growing interest in the conflict-disaster nexus, major knowledge gaps persist on operational knowledge and guidance on conflict considerations in disaster risk management programming. The objective of the study was to identify potential pathways for strengthening disaster risk management efforts in fragility-, violence-, and conflict-affected contexts. READ MORE