Essays about: "Ethnic violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 49 essays containing the words Ethnic violence.

  1. 1. Economic Inequality, Ethnic Group Dynamics, and Domestic Terrorism : The Destructive Effects of Collectively Experienced Grievances

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

    Author : Tim Gåsste; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethnicity; economic inequality; horizontal inequality; domestic terrorism; collective grievances; ethnic group dynamics; violent group mobilization;

    Abstract : This paper studies how economic inequality between ethnic groups affects domestic terrorism. Drawing on theories concerning horizontal inequality, ethnic group dynamics, political violence, and domestic terrorism, the following hypothesis is developed: Increased economic inequality between ethnic groups increases domestic terrorism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Prejudice and Discrimination of the Somali Minority Groups : The Image Of The Other As An Enemy

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Abdihakim Barre Warsame; [2020]
    Keywords : Enemy Images; Challenges; Minorities; Majorities; Clans;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate how the mechanisms of discrimination, othering, prejudice and enemy imaging work in conflict and non-conflict zones. The study further explored if the informants stories differ when in conflict zones. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Ties that Bind Commanders : A study of sexual violence and restraint by rebel groups in Africa

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

    Author : Herman Wieselgren; [2020]
    Keywords : armed conflict; sexual violence; rebel commander; ethnicity; spatial data;

    Abstract : An emerging literature on rebel groups’ restraint in the use of sexual violence has begun to explore the role of the commander. This study seeks to build on this literature by investigating under what conditions rebel commanders will enforce restraint. READ MORE

  4. 4. Danger, Docility and the Denial of Death: On Productive Forces of Violent Practices in Prison

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Rut Berling; [2020]
    Keywords : Bare life; biopower; discourse of security; force-feeding; F-Type prisons; hunger strike; medical discourse; sovereign power; torture; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis establishes an understanding of violence as discourse in the setting of Turkish prisons, during the death fast in the early 2000s. It uncovers discourses embedded in the acts of torture, hunger striking and force-feeding, each able to produce certain kinds of subjects. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Hidden Side of Democratization: Myanmar’s transition to democracy and ethnic violence against the Rohingya minority.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Freja Wehrling; Sofus Rønberg; [2020]
    Keywords : democratization; elections; ​ethnic violence; minorities​; ​genocide; Myanmar​; Rohingya; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper examines the connection between Myanmar’s democratic transition and ethnic violence against the Rohingya minority. This is done by using Jack Snyder’s theories on democratization and nationalism. READ MORE