Essays about: "David Öhnell"

Found 2 essays containing the words David Öhnell.

  1. 1. International Law and Power: A Theoretical Perspective on Statehood and Self-Determination

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter; Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Author : David Öhnell; [2009]
    Keywords : statehood; self-determination; international law; Foucault; Michel; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The purpose of the present thesis is to investigate the foundations for statehood and self-determination—two seminal points of international law—through the concept of discourse and its notion of power. The starting point is that language and representations of reality are not merely ‘objective’ depictions, but in fact shaped by the practices that convey the representations. READ MORE

  2. 2. Playing it Safe? The Costs and Adverse Effects of Counterterrorism.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : David Öhnell; [2009]
    Keywords : War on Terror ; Human Rights; United Nations; Mänskliga rättigheter; Political and administrative sciences; Statsvetenskap; förvaltningskunskap; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The purpose of this paper is to evaluate international counterterrorism efforts to estimate their costs and potential adverse effects over time. An underlying presumption of the study is that flawed counterterrorism measures to some extent are counterproductive, and building on this idea a comparison is made between the distinguishing features of the 'War on Terror' and an alternative model in the form of The UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. READ MORE