Essays about: "militarization"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 33 essays containing the word militarization.

  1. 1. Riots and Civil Conflict : Investigations into the escalatory dynamics of violent contention

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

    Author : Tim Gåsste; [2022]
    Keywords : Civil conflict; riots; contention; violence; radicalization; militarization;

    Abstract : How do riots affect civil conflict? The effects of riots on escalation and civil conflict have largely been overlooked in the peace and conflict literature. I argue that this omission is of particular significance because riots could act as a potent escalatory proxy for a government authority and legitimacy crisis, a robustly supported cause of escalation and civil conflict. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Diffusion of Mllitarism? : Assesing the relationship between the militarization of public security in Mexico and the Northern Triangle of Central America

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Miguel Loustalot; [2022]
    Keywords : militarism; latin america; policy diffusion; mexico; central america; northern triangle; el salvador; guatemala; honduras; international relations; militarization; security studies; northern america; constructivism;

    Abstract : Latin America has experienced a new militarization in the last five years despite its history filled with military dictatorships and authoritarian governments. Due to their high rates of violence and crime worldwide, the countries with the most severe militarization process are Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras. READ MORE

  3. 3. Militarization: A Witch's War Brew? : How military power affects authoritarian regimes' behavior

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

    Author : Lina Sigurdh; [2021]
    Keywords : Militarization; autocratization; conflict onset; conflict behavior; military power;

    Abstract : The effect of regime type on conflict onset is a well-studied phenomenon, and various studies have found that variance in regime type, and within regime types, affects conflict onset. For instance, militarization in autocracies seems to be linked with increased risk of initiating conflict. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Children of ‘Crimean Spring’ and the Right to Education under Belligerent Occupation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Anastasiia Vorobiova; [2021]
    Keywords : militarization; Crimea; occupation; rights of the child; education; indoctrination; Yunarmia; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Education is one of the key components in developing identity, personality and a sense of belonging in the time of peace. But when weaponized by the states as a tool of indoctrination, education becomes a highly effective instrument of war, contrary to the relevant rules prescribed by the international humanitarian and international human rights law. READ MORE

  5. 5. Governing, Policing and Racialisation through POL-INTEL: An analysis of data-driven policing in Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Line Sofie Dahler-Eriksen; [2021]
    Keywords : Data-driven policing; predictive policing; racialization; militarization; problematisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I critically scrutinize the data-driven policing tool POL-INTEL, which was implemented in the Danish police in 2017. To better understand how we are governed and policed through POL-INTEL I look at the problematisations and forms of subjectifications constituted in the policies to acquire and implement the system in the police and through the technology of POL-INTEL itself. READ MORE