Essays about: "Nonviolence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 11 essays containing the word Nonviolence.

  1. 1. Building Peace from Within : Perspectives of Syrian Youth

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Södergren Wall; [2019]
    Keywords : peace; peacebuilding; youth participation; education; humanitarian action;

    Abstract : This study is based on the perspectives of Syrian youth, on how they can contribute to and participate in future peace initiatives for Syria. The purpose of the study is to investigate opportunities and barriers to youth’s participation for peace, as well as the instrumental role of education in learning about nonviolent pathways for change. READ MORE

  2. 2. The quality of governance peace : Governance perceptions and sustaining peace

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

    Author : Richard Bell; [2018]
    Keywords : Governance; Peace and Development; Nonviolence; Protest;

    Abstract : Quality of Government (QoG) peace is a concept gaining some traction alongside more known concepts such as the democratic peace, or liberal (capitalist) peace or the globalist/modernist peace. This study aims to uncover how perceptions of governance quality uncover variation in the number of violent and nonviolent collective and interpersonal events at the sub-national level in Nepal. READ MORE

  3. 3. Views on violence in the Tibetan diaspora : On the homeland conflict and the Buddhism-violence nexus

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Mindus; [2017]
    Keywords : Diaspora; Tibet; Sweden; Integration; Buddhism; Violence; Nonviolence;

    Abstract : The academic interest in diasporas has mushroomed in recent decades. More specifically, a debate about the role of diasporas in violence/peace and whether these groups should be seen as spurring violence from afar or acting as agents of peace. This thesis contributes to this debate by investigating the Tibetan diaspora in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Third-party Nonviolent Intervention and Peace-building : The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Karolina Göranzon; [2017]
    Keywords : Nonviolence; peace;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the role of third-party nonviolent interventions as a supportive mechanism in relation to local peace-building initiatives. A framework on violence, conflict, peace, nonviolence and intervention is outlined in the theoretical chapters, to provide a basis for discussing the empirical findings of the research. READ MORE

  5. 5. Being (dis)obedient: An analysis of the climate justice movement's use of civil disobedience at COP21 in the light of the French state of emergency

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Julian Wortmann; [2016]
    Keywords : climate justice movement; COP21; Red Lines protest; civil disobedience; nonviolence; power; policing protests; state of emergency; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Within the climate justice movement there is a clear tendency in the last years towards actions of civil disobedience. The Red Lines protest in Paris during COP21 was meant to be one of the main events of the movement in 2015. READ MORE