Essays about: "rebels"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the word rebels.

  1. 1. Pressuring Rebels : A Quantitative Study on Sanctions’ Effects on Violence Against Civilians

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

    Author : Ella Stork; [2020]
    Keywords : sanctions; United Nations; civil war; rebel groups; one-sided violence;

    Abstract : Violence against civilians is a tragic but common consequence of civil war. This phenomenon has accordingly been a well-publicized subject of research during the last decade, and it is now conventional knowledge that armed actors abuse civilians to varied extents in different strategic settings. READ MORE

  2. 2. Justifying Rebellion : A Study on When Individuals Justify Rebellion-Related Political Actions

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

    Author : Mert Can Yilmaz; [2019]
    Keywords : rebellion; civil war; rebel participation; justifications; motivations; political actions;

    Abstract : Under what conditions does an ordinary citizen find it justified for an individual to engage in rebellion-related political actions? Though there is a large body of literature on rebel participation phenomenon, little is known about how ordinary citizens react to the motivations of rebels highlighted by the scholars. This research aims to address this gap by focusing on three generic sources of motivation for rebel participation: economic or political grievances, selective incentives, and indiscriminate violence. READ MORE

  3. 3. When policies fail : Forced Eradication programs’ unintended consequences and their effect on rebel strength

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

    Author : Christoph Grafinger; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Research on supply reducing drug policy shows so called ‘unintended consequences’,following their implementation. This thesis focuses on such consequences, specifically oferadication programs, which show an increase in application in the period of 2005 and 2011. READ MORE

  4. 4. Is less more after civil war? Examining the impact of rebel group cohesiveness on the post-conflict state-building trajectory defined by order

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Marius Grob; [2019]
    Keywords : El Salvador; Uganda; rebel governance; post-conflict; cohesiveness; state-building; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Why some civil wars end for good and others start up again is a complex question that inhibits many factors. This thesis argues, that the cohesiveness of rebel groups is one of the important ones in the post-conflict phase. During civil war the rebel groups can build up their political, military, and societal profile. READ MORE

  5. 5. Four Years of Conflict: Analysis of the Violence and the Humanitarian Response in Yemen

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    Author : Wiebke Hess; [2019]
    Keywords : Yemen; Violence; Galtung’s Triangle of Violence; Structural Violence; Direct Violence; Humanitarian Response; 2019 Yemen Humanitarian Response Plan YHRP ; Humanitarian Principles; Neutrality;

    Abstract : Due to the ongoing conflict between the Houthi rebels and the Yemeni government supported by a Saudi-led coalition of nine countries, the civilians in the country have already been exposed to violence for four years. According to the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), the current situation in Yemen is the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. READ MORE