Essays about: "non-state conflict"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 40 essays containing the words non-state conflict.

  1. 1. Social Cleavages, Conflict, and the Fates of Autocratic Regimes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Teodor Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Autocracy; dictatorship; social cleavage; economic inequality; ethnic cleavage; conflict; non-state conflict; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This article focuses on two specific social cleavages, ethnic and economic inequality and analyses their respective effects within autocratic regimes. The primary mechanism that was tested was the relationship between these two, and non-state conflict, (defined as a conflict with more than 25 combat fatalities, and the state not directly taking part). READ MORE

  2. 2. NATURAL RESOURCES AND TERRITORIAL CONTENDERS : A Quantitative Study on the Effects of Natural Resources on Separatists’ Survival

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

    Author : Mila Cekredzi; [2022]
    Keywords : territorial contenders; natural resources; survival;

    Abstract : Territorial armed conflicts contradict the rule of sovereignty and territorial integrity but are also supported by the law of self-determination. In this grey area of international politics, separatist movements have become significant drivers of armed conflict. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Social Cleavages, Conflict, and the Fates of Autocratic Regimes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Teodor Lundberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Autocracy; social cleavage; economic inequality; ethnic cleavage; conflict; non-state conflict; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This article focuses on two specific social cleavages, ethnic and economic inequality and analyses their respective effects within autocratic regimes. The primary mechanism that was tested was the relationship between these two, and non-state conflict, (defined as a conflict with more than 25 combat fatalities, and the state not directly taking part). READ MORE

  5. 5. IN DEEP WATER? : A quantitative analyze of domestic water cooperation in resource scarce areas

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

    Author : Annika Wennlund; [2022]
    Keywords : Water scarcity; Water cooperation; Migration-inflow; Non-state actors; Climate change; Peace;

    Abstract : Studies in the conflict-climate field usually aim to examine how environmental scarcities canbe linked to conflict, but positive outcomes are generally overlooked. Lately, attention isbeing drawn to the relationship between water scarcity and migration flows. READ MORE