Essays about: "territorial control"

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  1. 1. A PRESENT STATE State capacity through state presence and the COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Klara Leis Ljungmark; [2023-01-23]
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    Abstract : Why have some states been successful in controlling the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and preventing deaths caused by it, while others failed to do so? So far, research has largely overlooked the role of state capacity in explaining this. In particular, the role of the territorial presence of states remains understudied. READ MORE

  2. 2. Testing the Dear Enemy Hypothesis in a group-living cichlid fish : Dear Enemy relationships in Neolamprologus multifasciatus in Lake Tanganyika

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och geovetenskap

    Author : Robin Olofsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Neolamprologus multifasciatus; dear enemy effect; territorial behavior; neighbor recognition; dominant male.;

    Abstract : The dear enemy effect is a widespread behavioral phenomenon that promotes selective pacifism in order to minimize costs of territorial defense. The dear enemy hypothesis predicts heightened aggression towards unfamiliar conspecifics compared to familiar neighbors where territorial boundaries are established. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Social Construction of Vulnerable Areas in Sweden: the institutional mechanisms that produce, reproduce and transform urban marginalization

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Lina Olsson; [2022]
    Keywords : territorial marginalization; urban marginalization; Wacquant; welfare state; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The term “utsatta områden”, understood as socially vulnerable areas, is highly relevant within the Swedish criminal policy discourse where the Swedish Police Authority’s definition of vulnerable areas function as both foundation and support for a variety of political strategies concerning social interventions as well as penal policies. However, the criteria of vulnerable areas have come to be linked together with a more general picture of insecurity and vulnerability that does not account for the wider range of problems in the individual’s existence, as well as mean to legitimize social control and police interventions in marginalized areas targeting certain populations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Criminal organizations territorial control and violence against civilians

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

    Author : Carl Vosloh Zea; [2022]
    Keywords : Criminal organizations; organized crime; territorial control; criminal-civilian governance; criminal violence; Tarazá; Zaragoza;

    Abstract : Criminal organizations have been commonly associated with violence and disorder. Despite there being truth in that, what is more concerning is their growing influence. Criminal violence has exceeded traditional forms of political violence in the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. DISASTER RISK REDUCTION AND RESPONSE IN CONFLICT-AFFECTED CONTEXTS : How armed conflict affects disaster risk reduction (DRR) and disaster response, and what explains within conflict variations?

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

    Author : Marijana Markotic; [2022]
    Keywords : Disaster risk reduction; disaster relief; civil war; Nepal;

    Abstract : This thesis w attempts to contribute to the identified gap in the disaster-conflict literature and posits the following research question: How does armed conflict affect DRR and disaster response, and what explains within conflict variations? Past research revealed that there is significant variation in types of rebel groups, which has significant consequences for disaster management. More nuanced approaches are needed in studying wartime political orders to scrutinize the dynamics of armed conflict and to assess the feasibility of DRR and relief interventions in different contexts. READ MORE