Essays about: "Military"

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  1. 1. The Wall: The Right to Liberty and Security at the US–Mexico Border

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Hanne Karlsson; [2021-07-01]
    Keywords : migration; US–Mexico border; migration; migrants; refugees; detention; asylum; non citizenship; securitization; social constructionism;

    Abstract : The migration and refugee situation on the US–Mexico border has been heavily debated and caused a lot of controversy in the last couple of years, much as a consequence of the Trump administration’s immigration policy and promise of a wall along the border. This thesis, therefore, aims to analyze how migrants’ and refugees’ right to liberty and security was affected by the way the Trump–government portrayed them, and the phenomenon of migration, as a security threat. READ MORE

  2. 2. A TRANSATLANTIC DIVORCE AND THE TIME FOR EUROPEAN SOVEREIGNTY? - A study on how US foreign policy, during 2010-2020, impacted EU member state views on defence integration

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Strandquist; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : European Defence Integration; Transatlantic relationship; PESCO; France; Poland; Ireland; EU actorness;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the impact of US foreign policy, during 2010-2020, on EU member state willingnessto integrate defence, by utilizing a mixed-method approach. The objective of the study is to investigatehow EU member states reacted to the Obama administration’s ‘pivot to Asia’ and the election andpresidency of Donald Trump and whether those administrations contributed to further defenceintegration. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modelling rare events using non-parametric machine learning classiers - Under what circumstances are support vector machines preferable to conventional parametric classiers?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Lukas Ma; [2021-04-06]
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    Abstract : Rare event modelling is an important topic in quantitative social science research. However, despite the fact that traditional classiers based upon general linear models (GLM) might lead to biased results, little attention in the social science community is devoted to methodological studies aimed at alleviating such bias, even fewer of them have considered the use of machine learning methods to tackle analytical problems imposed by rare events. READ MORE

  4. 4. Conflict over territory and maritime routes in the arctic. The case of potential conflict between the US and Russia over resources in the arctic ocean.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Naoufal Souhail; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Maritime jurisdiction; arctic; climate change;

    Abstract : Because of climate change, ice on the arctic ocean has been melting at a rapid paste. This environmental change in the arctic made access to the region much easier than ever before. READ MORE

  5. 5. A FEMINIST MILITARY? THE SWEDISH CASE An ideational analysis of the perceptions of security that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Axelsson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Gender; Military; Swedish Armed Forces; Security Studies; Feminist Security Theory; Classical realism; Ideational analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute knowledge to the current and contemporary debate on the conceptof security in relation to feminism, by seeking which ideas that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence. Based on the theoretical framework of Feminist Security Theory and Classical Realism in International Relations, this case study seeks to identify these ideas in the SAF’sstrategic documents and interviews with SAF Officials. READ MORE