Essays about: "NATO"

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  1. 1. What can cooperation in the Black Sea Region teach us about Securitization Theory

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alex Tanchev; [2019-09-26]
    Keywords : securitization; collective action; realism; Turkey; NATO; Russia; European Union; international cooperation; low-trust system; Black Sea Region; Eurasianism; Neo-Osmanism; soft power;

    Abstract : As a relatively new theoretical framework, Securitization Theory has been criticized for its descriptive, rather than explanatory, nature, lack of unified methodology and its limited transferability. By using the Black Sea Region as an empirical example, I offer a new perspective on the merits of Securitization Theory–namely that it should be seen as a step towards an integrated multidisciplinary approach that allows for a dialogue between different theoretical schools. READ MORE

  2. 2. Authoritarian Past, Dystopian Present - Identity in Conflicted "North" Macedonia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Socialantropologi

    Author : Erik Hoff; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Anthropology; North Macedonia; Identity; Nation Nationalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis in Anthropology researches the identity of Macedonians in the wake of a controversial name change to solve a long standing dispute with Greece. The dispute is based on rivalring historical narratives and the legacy of antique king and conqueror Alexander the Great of ancient Macedon, a region currently shared by Greece and the newly renamed republic of North Macedonia, who both claim descendence from Alexander's Macedon. READ MORE

  3. 3. Depleted or defeated. How the Bosnia and Herzegovina example should teach us for the future

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Amira Miholjcic; [2019]
    Keywords : depleted uranium ammunition; inhabitants perception; Bosnia and Herzegovina; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Former Repairing Tank Facility at the area Hadzici in Bosnia and Herzegovina was targeted by the NATO forces at the end of 1995. As a result, residues of depleted uranium (DU) ammunition have penetrated to the ground polluting the environment to some great extent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Avoiding geopolitical self-destruction in the 21st century: How pragmatic idealism accounts for Sweden's neutrality in regards to its actions following the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Niclas Svanefalk; [2019]
    Keywords : Sweden; Neutrality; Russia; NATO; International Relations; Host Nation Agreement; Ukraine; Crimea; Pragmatic Idealism;

    Abstract : This thesis intended to examine how the actions of Sweden, following the 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea, fit within the international relations theoretical perspective of pragmatic idealism, focusing on the actions of Sweden's foreign policy that impacted its neutrality policy. This thesis is built upon the pragmatic idealism theoretical perspective of international relations, and attempted to address how this perspective accounted for, or failed to account for the actions of Sweden in the face of the escalating Russian threat. READ MORE

  5. 5. Collective identity: a navigator in domestic and international politics - The case of Montenegro’s debate on NATO-accession

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Semira Osmanovic; [2019]
    Keywords : identity politics; collective identity; Montenegro; NATO; alliance; party politics; DPS; NOVA; Montenegrin; Serb; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Emerging scholarships on identity politics are challenging the traditional understanding of the relation between politics and identity; from politics shaping identity, to the other way around. The field has lately been successful in mapping out connection between identity and alliance formation, as well as demonstrating how identity shapes political attitudes and policy choices. READ MORE