Essays about: "war"

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  1. 1. ENVIRONMENTAL RADIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF KVARNTORPSHÖGEN Dose and Radiological Risk Assessments for Humans and Biota

    University essay from

    Author : Felicia Hultqvist; [2021-04-06]
    Keywords : Medical physics; NORM; TENORM; Shale ash; Uranium; Polonium; Radiological risk; Humans; Biota;

    Abstract : Background: The pile Kvarntorpshögen and the lakes Surpölen and Norrtorpssjön are the remains of an industry which mined and processed oil shales to extract oil during World War II. The pile mainly consists of shale ash, a waste from the production, while the lakes are nowadays water-filled mining pits. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Does higher quality peacekeepers equal better civilian protection? : A qualitative research study on UN-peacekeeping effectiveness in Mali and the DRC

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

    Author : Lawin Kochani; [2021]
    Keywords : Peace and Conflict; UN; Peacekeeping; The DRC; Mali; Protection of Civilians; Civil War; Armed Conflict; Rebel Groups; High quality troops; Western troops;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether higher quality troops would perform better in civilian protection within UN-peacekeeping missions. The appropriate method to answer this question was through a Structured Focused Comparison and the most similar system design. READ MORE

  4. 4. The United States involvement in Yemen : A case study with rational and humanitarian reasoning of the involvement, influence and its objective

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Linnea Johansson; [2021]
    Keywords : United States; Yemen; Middle East; Saudi Arabia; Responsibility to protect; Rational choice theory;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to examine why the US is involved in Yemen’s civil war and what factors are contributing to its involvement, particularly if the US involvement in Yemen is based on self-interest or humanitarian motives. As a qualitive desk study, this research uses rational choice theory and the humanitarian intervention framework as its analytical framework. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gender Roles Represented by the Four Main Characters in Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Sara Niklasson; [2021]
    Keywords : Gender roles; Gone with the Wind; Margaret Mitchell;

    Abstract : Margaret Mitchell’s one and only novel, Gone with the Wind, was an instant hit when it waspublished in 1936. The novel is a romantic tragedy that takes place in a very traditional society inthe state of Georgia in the United States before, during, and after the Civil War. READ MORE