Essays about: "violence"

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  1. 1. Non-Violence: a hallmark of Christian moral life An analysis of Stanley Hauerwas´ theological reflection on non-violence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för litteratur, idéhistoria och religion

    Author : Rogerio Felix Da Silva; [2024-01-30]
    Keywords : Icke-våld; Stanley Hauerwas; kristen etik; moraliskt liv;

    Abstract : This study analyses Stanley Hauerwas´ reflections on non-violence. In a society where violence and force are marks of the attempt to promote justice, it is required that the Church and the Christian community develop an understanding of their role in society being witness to the message of the Gospel. READ MORE

  2. 2. Peace Without Peace? The Colombian Quest to an Everyday Without Violence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Dominique Keizer; [2024-01-30]
    Keywords : Environmental peacebuilding; development; indigenous knowledge; socio-environmental conflicts; human right;

    Abstract : Environmental peacebuilding (EP) as a field of study has attempted to transition from Western notions of peace and development by including ecological rights. By looking at the case of the Colombian Peace Agreement 2016 that followed EP premises, this thesis aims to question the liberal approaches to human rights and peacebuilding. READ MORE

  3. 3. Gender Equality and Electoral Violence : A Qualitative Analysis of Gender Equality and its Effect on Government-initiated Electoral Violence in Democratizing Societies

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

    Author : Alexander Tiedermann; [2024]
    Keywords : Electoral Violence; Gender; Gender Equality; democratization; election; violence;

    Abstract : Electoral violence in democratizing countries results in hundreds of deaths each year and undermines democratic practices and the legitimacy of elections. Although identifying several societal and institutional factors increasing the risk of electoral violence, prior research has largely failed to consider gender equality when exploring the causes of electoral violence. READ MORE

  4. 4. Reevaluating the Notion of Peace : Do Our Current Measurements Truly Reflect Peace?

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Sanna Besic; [2024]
    Keywords : Peace Measuring; Peace Studies; Peace Conceptualisation; Peace Measurements; Violence; Direct Violence; Structural Violence; Cultural Violence;

    Abstract : There is an ongoing theme within the field of peace conceptualisation to create and to add to the meaning of peace. This has caused a fragmented field with over 130 conceptualisations. As we move forward, it isthus necessary to review whether the methods utilised to measure peace are suitable in the ever changing contexts of today. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Propaganda of Iran and its Proxies : A study on the cross-group cohesion of Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Gustav Christensson; [2024]
    Keywords : Iran; Hezbollah; Hamas; Axis of Resistance; social identity theory; Islamist propaganda; content analysis;

    Abstract : Since the Islamic Revolution in 1979 Iran has employed a deliberate and successful strategy centered around the use and support of various proxies, notably Hezbollah and Hamas who are part of the Iranian led Axis of Resistance. There is a vast literature that has studied different aspects of this Iranian proxy dimension, but relatively little research has been conducted on propaganda as a unifying mechanism. READ MORE