Essays about: "state repression"

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  1. 1. Undermining Resistance : State Repression in the Gezi Park Protests

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

    Author : Nina Kaufmann; [2021]
    Keywords : Protest; Repression; Civil Resistance; De-escalation; Gezi;

    Abstract : This paper investigates how changes in states’ repression tactics impact the dynamics of civil protests. Research on the repression-dissident nexus has commonly studied repression as one concept, lacking disaggregation into its different types. READ MORE

  2. 2. Counting votes or counting bodies? : A qualitative study on the effect Regime Type has on the nature of Pre-election Violence in autocratic states

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

    Author : Tilda Janbrink; [2021]
    Keywords : Military regime; elections; electoral violence; pre-election violence; autocracy; state repression; Pakistan; Uzbekistan;

    Abstract : In a quantitative study in 2007, Davenport found that autocratic military regimes statistically face a higher risk of electoral violence than authoritarian party-backed regimes. This thesis has attempted to link Davenports findings with theories on military belligerence presented by Lai and Slater (2006) as well as Geddes et al. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Qualitative Case Study on the Relationship betweenTargeted Sanctions and State Repression in Burundi (2015-2020) Zimbabwe (2001-2008)

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

    Author : Edith Kabalira; [2021]
    Keywords : Sanctions; Targeted Sanctions; State Repression; Burundi; Zimbabwe;

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  4. 4. COVID-19 and Government Action : Is There a Relationship Between Repressive Pandemic Measures and Civil Violence?

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

    Author : Love-Lis Liljeström; [2021]
    Keywords : Civil Violence; State Repression; COVID-19 Pandemic;

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  5. 5. The Activist's Strategic Toolkit : A study of environmental protesters’ responses to repressive state tactics in the Philippines

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

    Author : Karoline Hermansson; [2020]
    Keywords : State repression; civil society; South-east Asia; Responses to state repression;

    Abstract : The studies on state repression on dissidents has for long puzzled researches with macro-level studies often reaching contradictory results. To that end, the following thesis aims to explore the micro-level effects of state repression on protesters strategies as a case-study on the Philippines, which was the deadliest country for environmental activists in 2018. READ MORE