Essays about: "threat perception"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 120 essays containing the words threat perception.

  1. 1. Friends or Foes? Examining 10 years of U.S Intelligence assessments on the China threat, 2013-2023

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mir Rashid; [2024]
    Keywords : United States; China; U.S Intelligence Community; US-China relations; Qualitative document analysis; Threat perception theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how China has been portrayed in the Annual Threat Assessment reports of the U.S. intelligence community between 2013-2023. A qualitative document analysis is conducted on 9 publicly available threat assessment reports issued during this period. READ MORE

  2. 2. Constructing Capabilities : Military Strategies of Small States in an Age of Transition: Examining the Influence of Strategic Culture

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Lara Kristjansdottir; [2024]
    Keywords : Strategic culture; neorealism; military strategy; defence planning; small state security; Sweden and Denmark.;

    Abstract : Scholars tend to approach small states’ military strategies in terms of restraints and opportunities in the external security environment, largely overlooking the influences of a state’s domestic particularities. This thesis aims to explore how the theory of strategic culture, regarded here as an inherent, domestic context in which strategy is formulated, can add nuance to such realist analyses of how small states build and adjust their defence capabilities. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Polar Bear and the Ice Dragon : Examining Russia's Foreign Policy Towards China in the Arctic

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutet för Rysslands- och Eurasienstudier

    Author : Bartlomiej Mancewicz; [2024]
    Keywords : Arctic; Russia; China; think tanks; foreign policy; IR; constructivism; content analysis;

    Abstract : The Arctic is a region which has been historically and is contemporary important for Russia. The Arctic is a matter of concern not only for the states bordering it but has also garnered attention from China. It demonstrated its interest by releasing its policy on the region for the first time in 2018. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Pandemic Preparedness Plans and the Existential Pandemic Threat : A Pandemic Imaginary Perspective

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Viktor Eskilsson; [2024]
    Keywords : risk perception; pandemic imaginary; meta narrative; pandemic preparedness;

    Abstract : Pandemiberedskap är central ur ett säkerhets- och folkhälsoperspektiv. Uppsatsens fokus ligger på existentiell riskuppfattning i Folkhälsomyndighetens pandemiberedskapsplaner från 2019 och 2023. För analysen detta används ett perspektiv som utvecklats av en medicinsk antropolog vid namn Christos Lynteris. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Patricija Viksne; [2023-03-08]
    Keywords : Climate change; COVID-19 pandemic; climate change perception;

    Abstract : The study examines how individuals’ perceptions of climate change as a threat have changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Western and Eastern Europe. Different psychological theories about psychological links to the pandemic and climate change, psychological mechanisms, and the finite pool of worry effect were used to understand how the experience of the COVID-19 pandemic could affect individuals’ perception of climate change as a threat. READ MORE