Essays about: "violence"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 973 essays containing the word violence.

  1. 1. UPLOADING WAR: The Weaponisation of 0s and 1s and the Changing Nature of War

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Noah Bell; [2021-02-25]
    Keywords : war; cyberwar; cyberattacks; violence; legitimacy; maps;

    Abstract : As digital technology revolutionises the world, it is not surprising that it is altering the way states conduct themselves, especially in terms of war. War is a powerful policy tool of states and its implications are massive. READ MORE

  2. 2. RISK, RESPECT & UNSPEAKABLE ACTS : Untangling Intimate-Sexual Consent through 'Intuitive Inquiry' & 'Agential Realism'

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Centrum för genusforskning (from 2013)

    Author : Frida Storm; [2021]
    Keywords : Doing; Consent; Communication; Intuition; Somatics; Intimacy; Sex; Sexual; Violence; Negotiation; Coercion; Rape; Legislation; Feminism; Neoliberal; Queer; Fanzine; BDSM; Dance; Performance; Sex Work; Responsibilization; Accountability; Diffraction; Entanglement; Autonomy; Agency; Power; Trauma.; Görande; samtycke; consent; kommunikation; intuition; somatik; intimitet; sex; sexuellt; våld; förhandling; tvång; våldtäkt; lagstiftning; feminism; nyliberalism; queer; fanzine; BDSM; dans; uppträdande; sexarbete; responsibilisering; ansvar; diffraction; entanglement; autonomi; agens; makt; trauma.;

    Abstract : In an attempt to address the issues in research and theory on consent, this thesis explores what consent can be seen as "doing" through an 'Intuitive Inquiry' (Anderson 2011a) and 'Agential Realism' (Barad 2007). Various manifestations of consent appears through: the experience of the researcher, consent research and theory, consent legislation, interviews with professionals in intimate-sexual consent, and, feminist fanzines. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding implementation gaps in honour-related violence & oppression policy : A case study exploring the promises and pitfalls faced by teachers when implementing policy in a Swedish school environment  

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Thalin; [2021]
    Keywords : Micro-level policy implementation; Street-level bureaucrats; Policy implementation gaps; Honour-related violence and oppression;

    Abstract : Honour-related violence and oppression has been politically prioritised in Sweden during the past two decades. National policies have been formulated, laws adopted, and the school has been identified as a crucial actor for preventing this type of violence at the local level. READ MORE

  4. 4. A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND? : A Quantitative Study on The Effect of Diamond Extortion on Sexual Violence

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

    Author : Ester Tottie; [2021]
    Keywords : sexual violence; CRSV; natural resources; alluvial diamonds; lootable natural resources;

    Abstract : Sexual violence has been a considered tragic yet inevitable part of most armed conflicts throughout history. Various connections have been made between natural resources and conflict-related sexual violence and this paper aims to explore this relationship further. READ MORE

  5. 5. FOREIGN FIGHTERS - A PREDICTOR OF CONFLICT-RELATED SEXUAL VIOLENCE? : A quantitative study on how foreign fighters impact the occurrence of conflict-related sexual violence perpetrated by rebel groups

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

    Author : Desiré Raagart; [2021]
    Keywords : CRSV; conflict-related sexual violence; foreign fighters; conflict; rebel groups; rebel group violence; violence against civilians;

    Abstract : Why do some rebel groups perpetrate conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) while others do not? A growing body of research has suggested various explanations, but offers no consensus regarding this puzzling question. At the same time, recent studies have recognized how foreign fighters impact rebel groups’ violence against civilians. READ MORE