Essays about: "Nonviolence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 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. Defections In Nonviolent Conflicts : A Theoretical Case Study Based on Nepstad’s Mutiny and Nonviolence Hypotheses

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Emanuel Ahrelid del Rio Leal; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : This paper takes the hypotheses by Nepstad’s article, Mutiny and Nonviolence, and applies it to three new cases of nonviolence. The analysis explores each hypothesis in each case and the discussion dissects the most interesting pieces of information, mainly regarding the hypotheses’ high characterization of ethnicity/sectarian groups. READ MORE

  3. 3. SSR and Democracy in Tunisia and Egypt : Understanding Security Sector Reform following Nonviolent Resistance

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

    Author : Sanna Lind; [2019]
    Keywords : Democratization; Security Sector Reform; Nonviolent Resistance; Regime Change;

    Abstract : In this study I explore how security sector reform affects the likelihood of democratization after a nonviolent resistance campaign in order to better understand the role of core security services during regime changes and the mechanisms of SSR. By using literature on nonviolence resistance, security sector reform, and by borrowing the concept ofspoilersfrom policy and peace-making literature, I hypothesise that SSR will likely increase the ability of core security actors to manage security problems in the transition after a nonviolent resistance campaign, as well as reduce spoiler capabilities among core security actors, thereby increasing the probability of democratization. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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