Essays about: "Genocide"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 essays containing the word Genocide.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. The EU Memory Framework and Memory Politics of the Baltic States: from Transitional to Transnational Memory Memory

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Artem Spirin; [2019]
    Keywords : European Union; EU; Baltic states; Europeanization; politics of memory; memory framework; European Studies; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The research investigates the role of the European Union in establishing a common European historical memory. It assumes the comparative dimension by taking the case of politics of memory in the Baltic states. READ MORE


    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Beatrice Eriksson; [2019]
    Keywords : Strategies; survival; resilience; resistance; health; religion; faith; identity; peace; altruism; activism; Christianity; Assyrian; Chaldean; Syriac; sense of coherence; coping; northern Iraq; Mosul; Nineveh; Erbil; war; genocide; terrorism; ISIS; extremism; nationalism;

    Abstract : During the last decades, the Christian population of Iraq is estimated to have decreased from about 1.5 million people to about 120,000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reconciliation and peace-building in post-genocide societies : A structured focused comparison in Rwanda and Cambodia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sammy Hassan; [2019]
    Keywords : Reconciliation; Cambodia; Rwanda; Sustainable reconciliation in divided societies.;

    Abstract : This study aims to explore the effectiveness of reconciliation in post-genocide peace building. Peace activists believe that reconciliation is necessary after a post-war conflict to ensure regeneration and lasting peace. READ MORE