Essays about: "Security Studies"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 541 essays containing the words Security Studies.

  1. 1. A LANGUAGE THAT MATTERS – Viewing the Women, Peace and Security agenda through an intersectional lens

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Razi Ullah Sara; [2021-07-20]
    Keywords : Women; Peace and Security; intersectionality; conflict; National Action Plans; Sweden; Finland; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Serbia; Lebanon; Jordan; Liberia; Democratic Republic of Congo; conflict-related sexual violence; refugees;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to analyse how the Women, Peace and Security agenda is intersectional in its approach to women. This study contributes to previous research regarding gendered security and peace and conflict studies. READ MORE

  2. 2. A FEMINIST MILITARY? THE SWEDISH CASE An ideational analysis of the perceptions of security that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Alexandra Axelsson; [2021-02-12]
    Keywords : Gender; Military; Swedish Armed Forces; Security Studies; Feminist Security Theory; Classical realism; Ideational analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute knowledge to the current and contemporary debate on the conceptof security in relation to feminism, by seeking which ideas that have shaped the role of the Swedish Armed Forces (SAF) and their current and future military strategic guidance and defence. Based on the theoretical framework of Feminist Security Theory and Classical Realism in International Relations, this case study seeks to identify these ideas in the SAF’sstrategic documents and interviews with SAF Officials. READ MORE

  3. 3. Security Transaction Taxes and Long-Term Volatility

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Guillem Ventura I Gabarró; [2021]
    Keywords : Securities tax; financial transaction tax; volatility; financial market; Tobin tax;

    Abstract : The impact of Security Transaction Taxes (STTs) on the financial market has been studied by authors for decades, showing mixed results between positive, negative, or insignificant relations between STTs and financial volatility. This thesis adds a new approach to previous studies by taking an innovative long-term approach to the topic, analysing the effect of both the New York State STT (1905 – 1981) and the United States STT (1914 – 1966) on volatility in the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and NASDAQ as measured by the S&P500 Index. READ MORE

  4. 4. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Keywords : yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. READ MORE

  5. 5. What is the 'Problem' with Gender in Afghanistan? A discourse analysis of the Women, Peace and Security National Action Plan in Afghanistan (2015-2022)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sara Friman; [2021]
    Keywords : WPS; UNSCR1325; NAP; Afghanistan; gender; women; WPR; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to critically investigate the discourses of gender present in the National Action Plan of Afghanistan (2015-2022), asking how the ‘problem of gender’ is conceptualised and problematised in the policy. This is done through Carol Bacchi’s theoretical and methodological ’What’s the problem represented to be?’ (WPR) – approach which aims to analyse policy through identifying problem representations. READ MORE