Essays about: "civil wars"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 essays containing the words civil wars.

  1. 1. Negotiating the Sacred : Political Settlements and the Termination of Intrastate Armed Religious Conflicts

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

    Author : Noé Petitjean; [2022]
    Keywords : peace duration; religious conflicts; political power sharing; duration analysis;

    Abstract : The involvement of religious dimensions in armed conflict reduces the space for resolution and threatens the durability of peace. Yet, there are empirical cases showing that it is possible to address the challenges posed by religious dimensions. There are various avenues to secure durable peace for conflicts involving religious dimensions. READ MORE

  2. 2. Self-Selection and Wage Consequences among Undocumented Central American Migrants in the United States - The Case of Nicaraguan, Guatemalan, and Salvadorian Migrants

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Beyhan Vurgun; [2022]
    Keywords : Migration; NACARA; Nicaragua; Guatemala; El Salvador; United States; Self-Selection; Wages; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : After the U.S. intervention, civil wars, and growing violence during the late 20th century, migration from the Central American countries to the U.S. READ MORE

  3. 3. Natural Resources and Civil War : A Comparative Research Understanding the Impacts of Natural Resources on Civil Conflict

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mohamed-Zaki Hared; [2022]
    Keywords : Natural Resources; Conflict; Gambella; South Sudan; Civil War; State Capacity;

    Abstract : The essay uses secondary research, and comparative methodology. The aim of the essay is to establish if natural resources plays any role in the conflicts experienced by regions which have continuously seen civil wars, and if so, to what degree. The two cases examined in this thesis are of South Sudan and Gambella in Ethiopia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Proxy Wars : The Effects of External Support on Multiparty Conflicts

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

    Author : Marcus E Andersson; [2022]
    Keywords : multiparty conflict; multiparty; external support; civil war; fragmentation; machine learning; random forest;

    Abstract : How does external support affect the number of rebel groups active in a conflict? The aim of this thesis is to investigate whether there is a systematic relationship between external support and civil wars with more than one rebel group active, referred to as multiparty conflicts. Drawing on previous literature on the causes of such conflicts, I argue that external support increases the probability of multiparty conflicts by providing resources to nascent rebel groups while also causing polarization and inhibiting rebel alliances. READ MORE

  5. 5. Violence in Times of Rebel Governance : A Quantitative Study on Rebel Governance and its Effect on Rebel Violence Against Civilians

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

    Author : Nelly Bülow; [2022]
    Keywords : Rebel groups; rebel governance; rebel violence; one-sided violence;

    Abstract : Rebel governance and rebel violence against civilians are two closely related fields within peace and conflict research that have gained increased interest amongst scholars during recent years. Still, there is a gap within current research that concerns how variation in one field may influence variation in the other. READ MORE