Essays about: "Nonviolent"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 essays containing the word Nonviolent.

  1. 1. Funding Nonviolent Resistance : Understanding Variation in Democratic Outcomes After Nonviolent Campaigns

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

    Author : Johanna Hedman; [2019]
    Keywords : nonviolent campaigns; democracy assistance; democratization; regime change; nonviolent resistance;

    Abstract : Previous research has found that nonviolent campaigns are conducive for democratization, but variation in democratic outcomes still remains a puzzle. I address this research gap by analyzing whether democracy assistance that promotes political participation, civic political culture, and enabling environment for civil society before and during nonviolent campaigns can help explain why some countries democratize after regime changes initiated by nonviolent campaigns while other countries do not. READ MORE

  2. 2. Understanding state repression in the light of gender equality : Exploring under which conditions states use violent repression toward violent and nonviolent dissent

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

    Author : Jenny Larsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Gender equality; repression; dissent;

    Abstract : States respond to dissent with repressive means to stay in power. However, there are observed variations in how violently this repressive behavior actually is. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Farming, resistance and coping in the occupied West Bank : a study of Palestinian agricultural actors’ framing of farming

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Mascha Wendler; [2018]
    Keywords : Palestine; West Bank; food security; food sovereignty; farming as resistance; agriculture; framing; collective action frames; patriotism;

    Abstract : Farming has a long cultural tradition in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) but today it is affected by the Israeli occupation. This thesis investigates how different agricultural actors in the West Bank frame farming as a practice and what collective action frames they have developed connected to their understanding of farming. READ MORE

  5. 5. Nonviolent Communication : a Communication Tool to support the Adaptive Capacity of Organisations?

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för strategisk hållbar utveckling

    Author : HARRY BONNELL; PING LI; THEKLA VAN LINGEN; [2017]
    Keywords : Adaptive Capacity; Communication; Nonviolent Communication NVC ; Organisation; Resilience; Social Sustainability;

    Abstract : Adaptive capacity is essential for organisations to be able to adapt to the sustainability challenge, and change its course. Nonviolent Communication (NVC) is an interpersonal communication tool that enables a user to move from a language of judgements to a language of needs by using 4 steps: observation, feelings, needs, and request. READ MORE