Essays about: "Crime"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 437 essays containing the word Crime.

  1. 1. Income Inequality and Crime: Evidence from Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sara Lindgren; [2019-07-02]
    Keywords : Income inequality; criminal activity; instrumental variable;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Death becomes her. Journalistic portrayals of murdered women and their bodies as subject, object and abject in Swedish high profile murder cases

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för mediestudier

    Author : Maria Kjellman Wall; [2019]
    Keywords : media representation; crime journalism; objectification; abjection; murder; Thematic Analysis; Critical Discourse Analysis; Multimodal Visual Analysis; intersectionality; grief journalism; media and communication studies;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns how murdered women and their bodies are represented through written and visual language in tabloid crime journalism. Two Swedish high profile murders were chosen through a purposeful sampling, and 436 articles from Sweden's two largest tabloid newspapers, Aftonbladet and Expressen, were thematized through Thematic Analysis. READ MORE

  3. 3. The systematic use of sexual violence in genocide : Understanding why women are being targeted using the cases of Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Nicolaisen; [2019]
    Keywords : genocide; sexual violence; feminism; intersectionality; tactical rape; Rwanda; former Yugoslavia;

    Abstract : When describing sexual violence as a ’weapon of war’ or as systematic in the setting of a conflict, many times there is no distinction between how it is used during different types of conflicts. Moreover, they are often discussed as either a crime against the ”enemy” or a crime against women. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Dennis Lindell Schettini; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; homicide; deprivation; hot spot; generalized regression; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Spatial Analysis of Homicide Crime’s Distribution and Association with Deprivation in Stockholm Between 2010-2017 Homicide crimes are rare events depending on numerous factors and tend to be distributed differently based on geographic location. The use of spatial analysis is substantively important for detecting different predictors in varying geographic areas and for the diffusion process of homicide crimes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Civilian Agency in Contexts of Organized Criminal Violence : The case of the bandas criminales in Colombia

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

    Author : Pauline Blöth; [2019]
    Keywords : organized crime; civilian agency; social organization; criminal groups; neo-paramilitary; Colombia; delincuencia organizada; crimen organizado; civiles; organización social; Colombia; Meta; bandas criminales; neoparamilitares;

    Abstract : While research increasingly recognizes the importance of civilian agency and strategies in influencing conflict dynamics and reducing civilian victimization in the context of armed conflict, research has until now not investigated whether civilians also have the capacity to limit organized criminal violence. This study thus aims to answer under which conditions civilians can protect themselves from and influence levels of organized criminal violence and draws on the literatures on civilian self-protection and autonomy strategies in the context of armed conflict, as well as on organized criminal governance and violence. READ MORE