Essays about: "reconciliation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 210 essays containing the word reconciliation.

  1. 1. Coexisting With the Enemy : A Qualitative Study of Women's Negative Attitudes Towards Peacebuilding

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

    Author : Elise Plesse; [2024]
    Keywords : Gender inequality; transitional justice; truth-telling; reconciliation; peacebuilding attitudes; trauma;

    Abstract : Gender inequality has during the past decades become an increasingly studied topic in the field of peace and conflict. However, there are still many gaps to fill. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agents of Peace or Tension: Analysing Political Elites’ Electoral Rhetoric : A Qualitative Analysis of Campaign Rhetoric in the 2023 Nigerian Presidential Election

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sanna Sandehl; [2024]
    Keywords : Communal division; polarising and reconciliation rhetoric; ethnic religious and tribal affiliations; election campaign rallies;

    Abstract : How do some political elites, in unstable democracies with communal divisions, use ethnic, religious, and tribal affiliations for a rhetoric of polarisation and/or reconciliation when running for office? This thesis applies a framing analysis to explore how political elites employ these affiliations in speech acts, mainly political rallies, to construct narratives of polarisation and reconciliation during election campaigns. The theoretical framework is constructed by previous research on “Big Men” politics and the rhetoric used by ex-combatants turned politicians within a context embossed with electoral violence and division. READ MORE

  3. 3. How the Office of High Representative has impacted the reconciliation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Hanna Mustajbegovic; Berg Theodor; [2024]
    Keywords : Bosnia and Herzegovina; Reconciliation; The Office of High Representative; Dayton peace agreement; Cold peace; Warm peace;

    Abstract : Twenty eight years ago there was a brutal war in Bosnia and Herzegovina between the three main ethnic groups in the country as a part of the bracke-up of Yugoslavia  (Balazs, 2008). This thesis analyses how the OHR has contributed to the reconciliation process in Bosnia and Herzegovina by looking at academic articles, information from local actors, analysing the local debate and semistructured interviews within the international community in BiH. READ MORE

  4. 4. Employing Genocide : Narratives, Ethnic Identities, and Political Legitimacy in Post-Genocide Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Hugo Valentin-centrum

    Author : Gustaf Hallström; [2023]
    Keywords : Rwanda; Genocide; narratives; memory politics; ethnicity; identity; collective identity; power struggle; Paul Kagame; social psychology; collective memory; politics of memory; memory consumers; politicised identities; reconciliation; official narratives;

    Abstract : This thesis offers an analysis on the memory politics in post-genocide Rwanda, and examines the official narratives regarding history, ethnicity, and identity in order to analyse how political elites in Rwanda politicises collective identity and transforms the social environment of its population through establishing power struggles. By adopting of a qualitative content analysis, the thesis focuses on the speeches by the president Paul Kagame held at the start of each year’s commemorative event of the genocide, known as Kwibuka. READ MORE

  5. 5. The International Criminal Question in Uganda : An analysis of the International Criminal Court Interventions in Uganda

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

    Author : Kenneth Mundu; [2023]
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    Abstract : Abstract The conflict in northern Uganda between the Government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) began in 1986 and lasted for more than twenty years, despite efforts for a peaceful resolution. The contribution  of civil society, including religious groups, traditional organizations, and community self-help groups shouldnot be under estimated in promoting grassroot peace building in northern Uganda. READ MORE