Essays about: "Non-violence"

Found 5 essays containing the word Non-violence.

  1. 1. Resisting Together : How and Why The Unforced Force of Inclsuive Civil Resistance Increase Democracy

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

    Author : Joel Martinsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Civil Resistance; Non-violence; Democracy; Democratization; Difference-in-Difference; Propensity Scoring; Civil olydnad; ickevåld; demokrati; demokratisering; difference-in-difference; propensity scoring;

    Abstract : Previous research has found that civil resistance has a positive impact on democratic development. Still, despite increased academic attention to how civil resistance affects democratization and democracy, no systematic study has yet examined how the nature of inclusion in a civil resistance impacts various elements of democracy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Who wants peace? - The role of exposure to violence in explaining public support for negotiated agreements : A quantitative analysis of the Colombian peace agreement referendum in 2016

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

    Author : Dino Krause; [2017]
    Keywords : Posttraumatic growth; exposure to violence; public support for peace agreements; Colombia;

    Abstract : Public support for a peace agreement is crucial in determining its success, but literature on the topic is scarce. This study adds to existing research by asking how exposure to violence influences public support for a peace agreement. READ MORE

  3. 3. Love your Enemy – as a Palestinian. A study on the Reception of Matthew 5:38 – 48 among Christian Palestinians

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för teologi och religionsvetenskap

    Author : Katja Ekman; [2013]
    Keywords : Enemy love; turn the other cheek; Matthew 5:38 – 48; Palestine; reception; non-violence; Philosophy and Religion;

    Abstract : What does it mean to follow Jesus’ commandment to love your enemy and turn the other cheek, as a Palestinian Christian? In this work, the reception of Matthew 5:38 – 48 is examined in the context of Palestinian Christians under the present-day Israeli occupation. Six individuals were interviewed in September 2012. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructive Nonviolent Action in Israel

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Caroline Bach; [2010]
    Keywords : Nonviolent; Action; Conflict; Peace; Israel; Palestine; Non-violence;

    Abstract : This study is dedicated to exploring the different types of, and motives for constructive nonviolent action that in direct connection to the ongoing conflict in Israel and Palestine are being implemented by young Israelis. The initiative is based on the belief that hope, recognition and support is highly important for the effectiveness of constructive nonviolent action, by an interest to explore the existing and functioning methods of constructive nonviolent action in an ongoing conflict area and by the will to show the specific conflict in Israel and Palestine from a perspective of positive initiatives taken by active youth. READ MORE

  5. 5. WALK! Framing a successful agrarian reform campaign in the Philippines.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Lennart Niemelä; [2010]
    Keywords : Philippines; Sumilao; Agrarian reform; Catholic Church; Framing processes; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Agrarian reform is a long standing issue in the Philippines and has seen a number of peasant uprisings, revolts and rebellions ever since colonial times. In the wake of the Marcos era, the new constitution came with new promises of agrarian reform and set up the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) to implement (re-)distribution of lands. READ MORE