Essays about: "systematic violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words systematic violence.

  1. 1. Negotiating the moral community : Moral intimacy in the shadow of Colombia's rebel rule

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Phaidon Thymios Benedetti Vassiliou; [2021]
    Keywords : morality; Colombia; armed conflict; peacebuilding; moral anthropology;

    Abstract : While cultural anthropology has a well-established tradition of studying armed conflict and postconflict societies, its consideration of morality in this context has hitherto been granted a tangential, rather than central role. Addressing this gap, the present thesis draws on qualitative data collected during four weeks of fieldwork carried out in the rural inland of Colombia’s Urabá region between June and July of 2018 to explore the ways in which morality is locally constructed in communities afflicted by a history of armed violence and rebel governance. READ MORE

  2. 2. The victim-offender as the epitome of the nonideal victim

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Ashanti Berrend; [2020]
    Keywords : hegemonic masculinity; just world belief; nonideal victim; victim-offender overlap; victim blaming; violent victimization;

    Abstract : The victim-offender overlap has been extensively studied and documented overthe last decades. Various studies have identified young men as the most commonvictims of violent assault, yet the public, the media, but also criminologicalresearch have actively favored the discourse on the ideal victim. READ MORE

  3. 3. The firearm-related violence in Sweden: The case of Malmö. A Systematic Literature Review from a non-Swedish perspective.

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Guillaume Roseban; [2020]
    Keywords : Firearm violence; Malmö; Gangs; Near-repeat pattern; Sweden; Neighborhoods; Systematic Literature Review;

    Abstract : The increase of firearm-related violence has plagued Sweden, and specifically Malmö, for thirty years. This Systematic Literature Review gathered ten articles from different fields in order to discern the causes behind such an increase, the mechanisms of gun violence in a Swedish settings and the implications for Malmö on a criminological level. READ MORE

  4. 4. The systematic use of sexual violence in genocide : Understanding why women are being targeted using the cases of Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Viktoria Nicolaisen; [2019]
    Keywords : genocide; sexual violence; feminism; intersectionality; tactical rape; Rwanda; former Yugoslavia;

    Abstract : When describing sexual violence as a ’weapon of war’ or as systematic in the setting of a conflict, many times there is no distinction between how it is used during different types of conflicts. Moreover, they are often discussed as either a crime against the ”enemy” or a crime against women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Caring for migrant women affected by sexual and gender-based violence: Experiences of healthcare providers in Europe and North America : A meta-synthesis

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Internationell mödra- och barnhälsovård (IMCH)

    Author : Thea Liljeroos; [2019]
    Keywords : Migration; Gender-based violence; Sexual violence; Healthcare provider perceptions;

    Abstract : Introduction: Sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) is a violation against human rights with severe implications for the health of women globally. Migrant women may be exposed to a heightened risk of SGBV as well as obstacles that impair their ability to respond to violence and access care. READ MORE